Size Up Search Rescue Triage Walnut Creek CERT

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What is Size Up
The nine step process that helps keep CERTs safe

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What is one method of documenting your results
USAR markings

100

What is proper lifting technique
Back straight, bend knees, push up with legs

100

What is triage
To sort

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Who is Nick Zubel
Walnut Creek Emergency Preparedness Coordinator

200

What areas do you survey prior to entering a room
remember, most rooms have six surfaces
Up and down, left and right

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What is one of CERT's primary responsibilities in a rescue operation
Creating a safe rescue environment

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What is a rescue operation
Create a safe rescue environment, triage victims, remove victims

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What is an unconscious victim
Implied consent

200

What are the eight Walnut Creek CERT areas
Buena Vista, Civic Park, Heather Farm, Lar Rieu, Northgate, Rossmoor, Sugarloaf, Tice Valley

300

What is a downed power line
This hazard is always considered to be "live"

300

What are parts of an effective search method
Verbal triage, systematic search pattern, listening, marking

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What are resources that can be used for carries
Chair, blanket, buddy

300

What is a red or immediate
Victim has life-threatening injuries

300

Who is hosting the 2015 WC CERT graduation drills
Civic Park and Tice Valley

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What is the CERT mission for heavily damaged structures
Secure the building perimeter and control access into the structure by untrained, but well-intentioned volunteers

400

What are examples of individual voids
Bathtubs, closets, cabinets, under table or bed

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What is voice triage (calling out)
Easiest method of removing a victim

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What is respiration, perfusion and mental status
R.P.M.

400

What is Disaster Service Worker (DSW) certification
This needs to be renewed every two years

500

What is Size Up step 9
Evaluate and reevaluate - a continuous process

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What are markings
Structural, search, victim

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What is a consideration of leaving a victim in place (sheltering in place)
No immminent danger to life inside structure,

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What is controlling shock
Maintain an open airway, control excessive bleeding, maintain body temperature

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What are FRS and HAM radios
Two methods of communication within your CERT area or Walnut Creek during a disaster

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