The more you use the TIC during training, the more proficient you will become.
We’ve added lithium-ion battery fires and the accessibility problem of where these batteries are located in electric cars, more than 300 pounds of added combustible metals to new vehicles, and this wonderful new challenge of lithium-ion battery smoke. It is imperative that you do your homework and learn as much about these issues as you can.
Understand how you can use a TIC during a wildfire response; then practice with it on a regular basis to improve your personal safety as well as your team’s effectiveness.
BRM’s safety webbing and tapes are ideal for applications requiring flame and heat resistance high tenacity, and abrasion resistance.
The R 422E2 Ram has sharp claws at both ends that provide gripping power and rotate 360 degrees for use in complicated rescues.
Using a ladder wasn’t ideal because of the patient’s limited mobility and carrying the patient on a backboard would be strenuous on his team and traumatic for the patient.
The HERODrag is a foldable, compact, self-contained drag rescue device that can be carried with the shoulder bag or inside the coat or cargo pocket of a firefighter’s personal protective equipment.
Every volunteer firefighter needs thermal imaging training because in volunteer departments you don’t know who will respond to the call.
The company’s latest endeavor is to bring awareness to the very large issue of grain entrapment that occurs in grain storage bins, silos, transport trucks, trains, and cargo ships.
While the NFPA standard allows manufacturers to use test results completed on equivalent models of hydraulic line tools for portions of the battery tool compliance testing, AMKUS is unique in that 100 percent of the required NFPA tests were completed using the ION tools.