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USAR Equipment

Post by N. LeBlanc on Sat Oct 04, 2014 1:19 am

This is a list of the tools that we used, and what they are used for.

Hurst Too



  • Car extrication
  • Minor lifting of rubble


Halligan Tool



  • Forceable Entry
  • Light pry work
  • Window breaking


Married Irons




  • Forceable Entry
  • Light Rubble Removal





  • Rubble Removal
  • Heavy lifting
  • Patient Extrication
  • Forceable Entry


Rope




  • High Angle Rescue
  • [*[Low Angle Rescue
  • Victim Extrication
  • Search and Rescue Tether
  • Water Rescue


Full Body High/Low angle Rescue harness


  • High Angle Rescue
  • Low Angle Rescue
  • Search and rescue tether
  • Swift Water Rescue


Rescue 8s




  • Repelling
  • High Angle Rescue
  • Low Angle Rescue


Rescue Webbing




  • High Angle Rescue
  • Low Angle Rescue
  • Search and Rescue tether
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Heavy Load bearing
  • Bail Out bags


Husqvarna K-12 Rotary Saw




  • Forceable Entry
  • Rubble Removal
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Rebar Cutting
  • Ventilation
  • Evacuation Assistance


STIHL Chainsaw




  • Ventilation
  • Rubble Removal
  • Evacuation Assistance


Fire Extinguishers
Class A (water only):



  • Light fire suppression
  • 2.5 Gallons of water


Class B (foam)


[*]Petrochemical fire suppression
[*]Class A suppression

Air Bags




  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Rubble Extrication
  • heavy Lifting
  • Stabilization


Additional Air bottles




  • Replacement air bottles for PPE


Bolt Cutters




  • Forceable Entry
  • Electrical Panel Access
  • Light rebar cutting


K-Tool




  • Forceable Entry
  • Vehicle Extrication
  • Light Rubble Removal


Ardis Tool




  • Dry Wall removal
  • Ventilation
  • O2 Cylinder opener
  • Gas Shut off
  • LDH Spanner
  • Hydrant Wrench


Ten pound Maul




  • Rubble Removal
  • Forceable Entry
  • Modified Search pole


DeWalt Sawzall




  • Rubble Removal
  • Light rebar cutting
  • Confined Space saw operations


Rebar Cutter



  • Rubble Extrication
  • Extrication
  • Rebar Cutting


Exothermic Cutting torch



  • Forceable Entry
  • Rebar Cutting
  • Vehicle Extrication



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