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Vehicle on Its Side

Mon, 13 Sep 2010|

Dave Dalrymple describes how to stabilize and rescue a patient from a vehicle that has fallen on its side. Sponsored by Holmatro.

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Hello rescuers my name is -- -- welcome to training minutes. In this scenario we have a vehicle on its side our crew is gonna come in we're gonna do a hazard survey we're gonna look for happens. We're -- looking -- her patient. We're gonna stabilize the vehicle. And we're gonna go to work and provide a pathway to a -- that patient so let's watch our rescue team go to work. -- rescuers if you remember from our last season of training minute. We went through an entire stabilization of -- vehicle outside. To party stabilized. The dirty side of this vehicle are EMS provider is. Down on one mean maintaining patient contact remember we don't want to be down both knees. At any time so in case something moved to the vehicle stills not technically stable. We want to make sure they can push often get out of the way. Our crew is gonna come in and finish the stables. At this point. Vehicles stable gonna go around and double check all the curbing and check double check the dirty side of the vehicle to make for the vehicles stable. Arguments providers golf making access into the vehicle. One of our rescuers outsiders maintaining contact with a -- -- -- -- Are you must providers going to be some interior trembling. To double check for her safety systems and stuff. Once he's done that to make sure -- -- -- to work inside the vehicle. He's gonna start patient care it. Yeah. Okay are you must provide him or take care of our patient we'll try to remove the windshield now. You'll notice that rescuers -- it put up. Over it -- protected from black. And cannot provide is protected. The patient's -- with a -- to map. Or care rescue -- gonna come in and of the start -- -- evolution. We're gonna severance -- -- posts. We're also gonna make a souls all cut. Through the roof itself. Now one of the things that we're gonna have to deal while we're making our souls all -- Is we need to have somebody watch. As the -- all blade runs down because. Are you must provider -- busy taking care of our patient. You watch the constant communication between -- -- -- And the safety officer in the back watching that -- As it went down. Our gonna sever the rest of the upper were -- -- all of our trim wasteful. There is no hazard from any kind of -- impact -- Now rescuers -- reason why we cut the lower imposed. Because any time that we do any type of -- -- when a lap down it normally is going to quit. On that paid post and the -- -- we beverage. I noticed we've -- our protection between and all of -- will work. As we've war. -- to rescue teams lower than the roof. We're gonna come in and we're gonna put edge protection around -- sharp edges. Because -- pages -- going to have to come out the apple way. -- -- -- remove the -- said -- -- -- patient was in serious condition we could move the patient out. Now. -- now they've covered the sharp edges. We're gonna come in and cut. The -- -- on it and move the roof completely out of -- -- ready then to move the patient out -- long board. -- -- our crew is gonna come in we're gonna get along board in place to transfer the patient over that you mass care. At this time. Okay rescuers are crew has just gone through the vehicle on its side evolution. Now we've stabilize the vehicle -- -- the vehicle for hazards. Would provide patient care with taking care of any sharp edges. And provide patient protection. We've provided a pathway to remove the patient in line -- daily news. Now I'd like to thank you for watching training minutes I'd like -- Camacho for sponsoring fire engineering training minutes. -- -- felt that.

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