Helideck Crash Rescue Equipment
In some circumstances, lives maybe lost if simple ancillary rescue equipment is not readily available.
The CAA stronly recommends the provision of at least the following equipment (see data sheet). Sizes of the equipment are not detailed but should be appropriate for the types of helicopter expected to use the facility.
A responsible person should be appointed to ensure that the rescue equipment is checked and maintained regularly. Rescue equipment should be stored in clearly marked and secure watertight cabinets or chests. An inventory checklist of equipment should be held inside each helideck crask rescue equipment cabinet/chest.
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Helicopter Crash Rescue Equipment (excluding ladder and grab hook)
Height 605mm x Width 935mm x Depth 480mm
Colour: Red RAL3000
Material: 3-4 nominal thickness GRP
Door catch: Large stainless steel protex clips
Hinges: Nylon 6 T hinge
Lettering: HELICOPTER CRASH RESCUE EQUIPMENT in 50mm white
Filesize: 341 Kb
Heavy Duty Adjustable Wrench available in various sizes.
Overall Axe Length 74 cms. Weight 2.6 kg.
Large Aircraft Axe with a protective shield below non-wedging pattern head. Head and sleeve of axe manufactured from steel with wooden handle. An optional cover is available for the head.The above axe is recommended by Civil Aviation Authority. Ideal for offshore HELI-DECK rescue equipment.
Ideally suited for HELI-DECK Crash Rescue Equipment.Manufactured from high quality drop forged steel handles with built in stops, will yield rather than break for safety. Centre cut for the strongest form of cutting edge.
Total Length Assembled 4.15 metres.Weight 5 kg.The Rescue Grab Hook is manufactured with a heavy duty steel head coloured orange/red. The handles are manufactured from straight grained Ash of approximately 40 mm diameter, which are strong and non heat conductive. The handle is of a two part construction with a heavy duty screwed brass ferrule. Primarily intended for dragging persons from fire situations. Blunted points permit a bite into clothing without tearing the material.
Filesize: 285 Kb
Heavy Duty Hacksaw, complete with 6 spare blades.
1.8mtr x 1.8mrr Fire Blanket. The Fire Blanket is manufactured from woven glass cloth and is stored in a wall mounted flat pack container. The container has a webbing pull tab at the lower end to release the blanket ready for use. Instructions for use are clearly marked on the front of the container.
Filesize: 259 Kb
2-piece Ladder required for access to casualties in an aircraft on its side.
Available in various lengths. KgInner core made from 72 strands of flexible galvanised steel wire with an outer covering of plaited jute, giving an outer circumference of 3.175 cm. Breaking strain of not less than 1 ton (1016 kg). A non ferrous brass swivel shackle has a breaking strain of 1200 kg. The lifelines are available in varying lengths from 15 metres to 61 metres as standard. Other lengths can be made up to order as required.
Heavy duty diagonal cutting pliers manufactured from hardened and tempered steel to give the correct balance between rigidity and flexibility, induction hardened cutting edges and precision machined and chamfered joints. Engineered to cut easily through wire. Tradesmen refer to these pliers as "Diagonal Cutting Nippers", owing to the jaw profile. Handles are manufactured from heavy duty PVC.
Set of various sizes screwdrivers.
Blade Length 15 cm. Handle length 14 cm. Total Length 29 cm. Weight 400 grams. The Quick Release Knife has a steel blade designed to cut seat belts and harnesses without the risk of injury to the body. The blade is housed in a wooden handle manufactured from Teak. The knife is housed in a brown leather sheath with press stud and leather retaining strap.
Firemans Knit Wrist Gloves Approved to EN 659 (2003) including A1 (2008). Best quality leather palm and back hand with additional nomex back and knitted wrist. The long knitted wrist makes for faster donning and gives greater protection further up the forearm. Kevlar inner lining gives additional heat and cut protection. Additional approvals EN 659 (2003) including A1 (2008) EN 420, EN 388, EN 407 and Latest MED Ships Wheel Approval Directive April 2009/26/EC.
Filesize: 235 Kb
Full sets available including, Backplate, Cylinder, Face Mask
Documents for download:Helideck Crash Rescue - CAA Recommendations
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Helideck Crash Rescue Equipment
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