CMP 012 - Scene Safety

Scene Size Up and Scene Safety

Scene Size Up - ‘Windshield Survey”

  • Gloves - maybe eye protection

    • If no gloves then wash hands with warm soapy water afterwards

  • Danger Jones

    • Power lines, Fire ...

  • Clues for scene violence

    • If you get hurt then you are no good

    • Make the scene safe

    • Little clues tell a big story

      • Diabetic Call when guy tackled me

      • Assault call with knife towards me

  • Mechanism of injury

    • MVA, Fall, Car Wreck

  • Number of patients

    • Triage

      • Gross and Individual

    • Red, Yellow, Green, and Black Tags

      • Red have a problem with ABC

      • Yellow can’t walk but injured

      • Green are walking wounded

      • Black are dead

    • 30 - 2 - Can Do Triage Method

Equipment needed:

  • Gloves

  • Light (maybe head lamp, flashlight, chem light)

  • Eye protection

  • Reflective triangle

  • Maybe a level IIIa or IV vest :-)

After Action Video

  • VSO takes a NPA haha

  • Tony Simon in Missouri

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