Mine Rescue Statements V
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1. It is recommended that you make your first stop for a team check as soon as possible after leaving the fresh air base.

2. If locomotives are used for exploration, it is recommended that at least two be used in case one breaks down.

3. The principle that underlies almost all firefighting methods is the removal of one leg of the fire triangle (fuel, oxygen, heat).

4. The National Fire Protection Association classifies fires into five classes: A, B, C, D, & E.

5. Direct firefighting involves certain hazards to the team, including:

6. Sealing can be done to isolate a fire so that normal mining operations can be resumed in other areas of the mine.

7. Pressures within and without a sealed area of a mine generally will not vary according to temperature and barometric changes.

8. Miners who barricade themselves into an area will usually try to leave indications of where they are barricaded to aid rescuers in finding them.

9. Survivors can be categorized into three priority groups according to their condition or injuries.  Examples of first priority conditions include:

10. If a survivor found in a barricaded area can walk and knows the way out, he/she does not need the assistance of the rescue team in leaving the mine.

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