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Rules of hydraulic safety.
1. Wear PPE.
2. Ensure pump is in neutral before connecting/disconnecting.
3. Check hose connections are locked and pump is in neutral before starting.
4. Avoid twisting/kinking of hose.
5. Use blank caps when hose/tools are not in use.
6. Do not drag hose over sharp surfaces.
7. Do not drag hose over hot surfaces.
8. Store tools on equipment dump.
9. Check for leaks.
10. Do not place hands in front of the carrying handle.
11. Use “Cutting” and “Impact”.
12. Use “Tool live”.
13. Work out board of tools.
14. Be aware of hydraulic injections.
15. Do not pull couplings.
16. Use hard and soft protection.
17. Close tools when not in use.
18. Leave 5mm gap.
19. Pump in neutral before switching off.
20. If you have any doubt, switch off tool and inform OIC.
7 phases of RTC.
1. Safety and Scene assessment.
2. Stability and initial access.
3. Planning.
4. Glass management.
5. Space creation and full access.
6. Immobilisation and casualty extrication.
7. Debrief and learning outcomes.
3 factors found at RTC.
• Casualty requiring urgent hospitalisation.
• Difficulty in gaining full access.
• Restricted space.
4 objectives of stabilisation.
1. Immobilise a vehicle resting in a dangerous position.
2. Create a solid platform for rescuers.
3. Simple and easy to remember.
4. Requires little setting up time.
An RTC should be:
1. Safe.
2. Time effective.
3. Casualty Centred.
5-10-15-20 rule.
2 types of glass.
Laminated and Toughened Glass.
2 types of hinges.
Pressed and Cast hinges.
Safety points when working with a tirfor winch.
• Never extend the handle beyond the normal extension.
• Only use tirfor wire rope.
• Do not use both levers simultaneously.
• Never anchor the machine by the tip of the hook.
• Never allow kinks to form in the rope.
• Do not leave the rope release lever in the release position when not in use.
• Do not stand over ropes.
• Indicate the position of ropes.
• Do not impart any tension on the ‘running end’ of the rope.
• Use staple palm gloves.
• Check anchor points constantly.
• Never place tension on the tail of the rope behind the machine.
• Never operate the machine when the rope ferrule is within 10cm of the casing.
Explain golden hour.
Golden hour is the time from the incident occurring until the time of surgical intervention.