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Isaac Frazier's Blog – June 2015 Archive (3)

Extrication "Quick Tip" #38 (ALT. STEERING WHEEL LIFT)

First off, look at this method as just another tool in your extrication tool box. I have found that this method comes in handy in limited access situations. Think of the steering wheel displacements you have been shown in the past…come-a-long to the front bumper, spreaders on the hood, high lift jack on the hood, etc. What do all…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on June 23, 2015 at 8:20am — No Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" #37 (THE WALKAROUND)

What are you accomplishing during your extrication walk-around?

Many times a walk-around is incorrectly used as an officers mental check note like BSI/Scene safety…However,…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on June 8, 2015 at 8:26am — No Comments

Extrication "Quick Tip" #36 (HINGES-CUT OR SPREAD?)

The age-old question…to cut or spread door hinges. This subject is brought up in almost all of my classes. As with any extrication skill, there is a time and place for both. I personally cut and spread door hinges depending on hinge design and hinge access. However, in my experience, the cutting…

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Added by Isaac Frazier on June 2, 2015 at 9:40am — No Comments

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