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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He added the fire and rescue personnel took about three minutes to get the girl out of the machine by using a rescue tool to cut the lock.
Firefighters used a hydraulic rescue tool to pluck Chiang from the crumpled car and rushed him to National Taiwan University Hospital.
Founded in 1988, the company manufactures life saving products that are mission-critical components in everyday activities, including BAND-IT clamp airbag, a Hurst Jaws of Life rescue tool as well as the DNA testing equipment.
'Nala Ba', a Bengali word which means 'come tomorrow', was a rescue tool that was found to be written on the walls of Bangalore in the 90s.
For close to two decades, it would serve as some sort of a rescue tool, a slippery passagefor employees who would brave roaring rains and howling winds to be able to report to work and put to bed the issue the following day.
Roth, of the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies, said people with disabilities during natural disasters are "vulnerable because of a lack of planning, consideration and engagement." She said the registry was "ineffective" as a rescue tool and recommended the money earmarked for STEAR be given to local disability organizations that have better strategies for helping the disabled community in a disaster.
The fire chief told Allison that without the rescue tool to pry open a vehicle, "he thinks it probably may have cost someone their life," Allison said.
* 51 Club, Spokane, Wash.--The company developed the Spare Me 5-in-l Rescue Tool, which aims to make it easier to change a flat tire "in all weather and all terrain."
Swiss Army "Roadster" watch in yellow, $225, and rescue tool pocket knife, $125; Sollberger's, 1111 Highland Colony Pkwy., Ridgeland, 601.853.1777, sollbergers.com * 8.
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.