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by HoseA
Fri May 16, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Patient Entrapment Scenario
Replies: 7
Views: 3397

hmckay Great points on not limiting the extrication to "lifting" the vehicle off. It takes strong situational awareness and avoidance of tunnel vision, we may get focused on why the patient is in the situation, and focus on only removing the forklift, when maybe there are other options available. I ...
by HoseA
Thu May 15, 2014 6:47 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Patient Entrapment Scenario
Replies: 7
Views: 3397

Thanks for your input moose. Using a crane I suppose if available would be an option. However, unless there is someone on scene who is qualified to use the crane I'd be reluctant to use it. Having a firefighter operate the crane who had no qualifications could end badly. I'd also be concerned about ...
by HoseA
Sat May 03, 2014 8:39 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Patient Entrapment Scenario
Replies: 7
Views: 3397

A week and no new responses. I guess this has just a hiring forum now. Too bad, it use to have so many great knowledgeable and experienced people on here.
by HoseA
Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Patient Entrapment Scenario
Replies: 7
Views: 3397

Thanks for the detailed response Wolfman. Those are some very good points to keep in mind. Just curious as to what you (and others) think about removing the vehicle that is causing the entrapment. Speaking specifically to this scenario the patient is trapped under the wheel of the vehicle. At anytim...
by HoseA
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:24 pm
Forum: Special Operations
Topic: Patient Entrapment Scenario
Replies: 7
Views: 3397

Patient Entrapment Scenario

Done a quick search to try to find a discussion on this topic, had no luck: Lets see if this will work: You have a male pt who is trapped beneath a wheel of fork lift at an industrial site. How are you going to get this patient out, and how are you going to treat him. Would your treatment/methods ch...
by HoseA
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:13 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Another returning member
Replies: 0
Views: 267

Another returning member

I use to visit this site often back in the day, and would contribute where I could. I took some time away from the fire service for family reasons but have decided to get back into it again. Got a few ideas that I want bounce off of some people, hoping there is still as much knowledge on here that t...
by HoseA
Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:08 pm
Forum: Volunteer
Topic: Action Training System
Replies: 1
Views: 1893

Action Training System

Hey guys/gals. Just wondering if any departments have actually used the action training system that we see advertised on here? Being from a smaller department, and having a varying range of years of service for the members its hard to keep the training interesting. The newer members require ALL the ...