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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2004

    The Fifth Door and Modified Dash Lift extrication techniques described ..... here to enlarge image null MODIFIED DASH LIFT TECHNIQUE Requires fewer cuts than ..... wiring near this area. The modified dash lift technique avoids this cut. Procedure


    Magazine Articles

    Fri, 1 Dec 2000

    One such technique is the High Dash Lift , described below. This technique ..... instructors may tell you that a high dash lift can be accomplished in less than ..... under certain circumstances the High Dash Lift can be a more effective option than

  1. Dash Lift


    Thu, 2 Sep 2010

    These days, successfully extricating a victim from a motor vehicle accident may require lifting the dashboard. Dave Dalrymple explains how to perform this technique. Sponsored by Holmatro.

  2. Inverted Dash Lift


    Thu, 2 Sep 2010

    Dave Dalrymple and his crew demonstrate how to remove a patient entrapped in the footwell of an overturned vehicle. Sponsored by Holmatro.

  3. Vehicle Extrication: The Single Relief Cut: Saving Time with Dash Displacement

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 Nov 2013

    displacement that helps at dash roll and dash lift evolutions. And, it saves time ..... s vehicles. The B post tear and dash lift maneuver are the most common tactics ..... which were previously done for the dash lift evolution only. Start by making

  4. Best Practices of Vehicle Rescue: The First 15 Minutes of a Motor Vehicle Collision

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Oct 2011

    feet and legs, the plan calls for a dash lift . The roof is already removed, so ..... the A post. However, to make the dash lift more effective, you must add a ..... then make the relief cut for the dash lift . The easiest way is to use the

  5. Vehicle Extrication: Strategic Cutting: Weakening the Vehicle to Make It Work for Us

    Online Articles

    Fri, 28 Jun 2013

    before. Although learning the dash roll evolution is important because of vehicle construction considerations, today the dash lift is a better choice for displacing the dash. Use the vehicle's technology to help you, the rescuer, rather than have

  6. Tailboard Talk: The Fire Service Does This Better Than Anyone, But Do We Recognize It?

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Jun 2012

    updated information On scene Changing from offensive to defensive during a fire attack Changing from forcing a door, to a dash lift , to a roof removal in an evolving extrication Striking a second, third, fourth, or fifth alarm to provide more resources

  7. New Vehicle Extrication: High-Voltage Battery Locations on the Move

    Online Articles

    Fri, 22 Feb 2013

    quite close to the right quarter panel. This may cause some concern for those who look to put a relief cut here for a dash lift maneuver, or to gain access to the engine compartment for extinguishment operations. In addition to the high-voltage

  8. New Tricks for Old Tools

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 1 Mar 2011

    addition to the dash roll evolution using the ram and the dash lift using the hydraulic spreader, there is the central ram ..... down. In many ways, it works like the dash roll and the dash lift . First, you need to add a stabilization point under