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Key CERT functions include: fire safety, medical operation, light search and rescue, disaster psychology
What are the 3 elements fire requires to exist? Fuel, Heat, Oxygen
What are the steps of sizeup checklist? Gather facts, assess and communicate the damage, consider probabilities, assess your own situation, establish priorities, make decisions, develop a plan of action, take action, evaluate progress
What does P.A.S.S. mean? Pull, aim, squeeze, sweep
Where should you aim while putting out a fire? at the base
What does the red quadrant describe in the NFPA diamond? flammability
What does the blue quadrant describe in the NFPA diamond? health hazard
What does the yellow quadrant describe in the NFPA diamond? reactivity
What are the life threatening conditions? airway obstruction, bleeding, shock
What are 3 main methods to control bleeding? direct pressure, elevation, pressure points
During triage what does the tag I mean? immediate (life threatening)
During triage what does the tag D mean? delayed (injuries do not jeopardize the victims)
During triage what does the tag DEAD mean? no respiration after two attempts to open airway
Where should the treatment site be set up? downwind
What is a class A fire categorized into? ordinary combustibles such as paper, wood, cloth, rubber, and many plastics
What is a class B fire categorized into? flammable liquids and combustible liquid
What is a class C fire categorized into? energized electrical equipment
What is a class D fire categorized into? combustible metal
What is a pancake void? floors fall on top of each other
What is lean to void? floor leans on the outside wall, creating a void where the floor remains attached to the wall
What is the 'V' void? floor collapses in the center
What is arterial bleeding? spurting blood
What is venous bleeding? flowing blood
What is capillary bleeding? oozing blood
What should you have at all times? disaster kit
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