Road Traffic Accident Procedures (2). Service Delivery 2. RTA (2). Hydraulic Tools. Hydraulic tools. The availability of powerful rescue tools allows rescuers greater options when planning extrications Greatly reduce time taken during ‘space creation’. . Hydraulic tools.
Service Delivery 2
All hydraulic tool systems consist of the following main components;
2 main types;
Requires the operator to manually operate a pump by means of a lever or handle
‘EPCO’, ‘BLACKHAWK’ and ‘TANGYE’ are examples of the type available.
Common tools of this type are;
When using cutters the following basic rules should be followed to ensure safety;
When using spreaders the following should be adopted to maintain safety and efficiency;