rescue tool

rescue tool

(rĕs′kyū)
A piece of equipment used by rescuers in emergency medical service to free trapped victims. Rescue tools include a come-a-long, a hand-operated winch used to gain forceful entry during a rescue; cutting tools, used to cut open vehicles and metal to gain access to a person; a hydraulic jack, a hand-operated jack used to lift objects away from a person; pneumatic air bags, used to lift or spread heavy objects; and a power chisel, a pressure-operated device used to cut into sheet metal.
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Being prepared for roadside emergencies is just smart, and the Spare Me 5-in-1 Rescue Tool is worth considering.
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Swiss Army "Roadster" watch in yellow, $225, and rescue tool pocket knife, $125; Sollberger's, 1111 Highland Colony Pkwy.
Emergency crews used a power rescue tool to extricate the man from the car.
Pre-packs are a valuable business rescue tool, but have often been criticised by creditors because they enable an administrator to conclude a sale without involving creditors.
e remit of the report was to consider whether pre packs are a viable rescue tool or an abuse of the insolvency process.
Europe needs a protective wall, said Lagarde in reference to the European rescue tool (ESM) to addressing the debt crisis.
For a PLB to be an efficient rescue tool, you need to address all these issues.
No rescue tool was left out with even local villagers provided with torches as the search covered six districts.
users can benefit from a built-in memory rescue tool on the motherboard.
Called the Controlled Impact Rescue Tool (CIRT), the instrument has been developed by Raytheon Company, and funded by the DHS (Department of Homeland Security) Science and Technology (S and T) Directorate.
USLA will be encouraging all rescue agencies that employ personal watercraft as a rescue tool, as well as all PWC rescue training organizations, to meet or exceed the standards," Brewster said.