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  • toxic

    Pertaining to a poison; harmful.

  • Toxic Inhalation Hazard (TH)

    Liquid or gas known to be a severe hazard to human health during transportation

  • Toxic Inhalation Hazard (TH)

    Liquid or gas known to be a severe hazard to human health during transportation

  • Toxic Material

    Substance classified as a poison, asphyxiant, irritant, or anesthetic that can damage the environment or cause severe illness, poisoning, birth defects, disease, or death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed by living organisms

  • Toxic Material

    Substance classified as a poison, asphyxiant, irritant, or anesthetic that can damage the environment or cause severe illness, poisoning, birth defects, disease, or death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed by living organisms

  • Toxicity

    Ability of a substance to do harm within the body

  • Toxicity

    Ability of a substance to do harm within the body

  • toxin

    A poison manufactured by bacteria or other forms of animal or vegetable life.

  • toxoid

    A chemically modified toxin that, when injected, stimulates the development of immunity against a specific disease but that is not itself harmful, e.g., tetanus toxoid.

  • trachea

    The cartilaginous tube extending from the larynx to its division into the main bronchi; the windpipe.

  • tracheostomy

    A surgical opening of the trachea to create an airway.

  • Traction

    Act of exerting a pulling force.

  • traction

    Pulling or exerting force to straighten the alignment of a part of the body.

  • Tractor-Tiller Aerial Ladder

    Aerial ladder appartus that consists of a tractor power unit and trailer (tiller) section that contains the aerial ladder, ground ladders, and equipment storage areas. The trailer section is steered independently of the tractor by a person called the tiller Read on! →

  • trade name

    The name under which a drug is marketed by a given manufacturer.

  • Trade Secret

    Formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, or compilation of information used by a business to obtain an advantage over competitors or customers

  • Trade Secret

    Formula, practice, process, design, instrument, pattern, or compilation of information used by a business to obtain an advantage over competitors or customers

  • Traffic Control Device

    Mechanical device that automatically changes traffic signal lights to favor the path of responding emergency apparatus.

  • Transfer Valve

    Valve used for placing multistage centrifugal pumps in volume or pressure operation.

  • transfusion

    An infusion of blood into a vein.

  • transfusion reaction

    An adverse response to receiving blood or blood products.

  • transient ischemic attack (TIA)

    A "little stroke"; a temporary loss of function resulting from a transitory decrease in circulation to a part of the brain. A TIA may warn of an impending stroke.

  • transverse fracture

    An injury in which the fracture line is straight across the bone at right angles to its long axis.

  • Transverse Hose Bed

    Hose bed that lies acrosse the pumper body at a right angle to the main hose bed; designed to deploy preconnected attack hose to the sides of the pumper. Also called Mattydale Hose Bed.

  • Trash Line

    Small diameter, preconnected hoseline intended to be used for trash or other small, exterior fires.

  • Trash Line

    A preconnected attack line that is typically 1?" diameter, and stored either on the front bumper of the apparatus or in an exterior (exposed) side well. Trash Lines are typically shorter length than Cross Lays, and are intended for use Read on! →

  • trauma

    Injury.

  • traumatic asphyxia

    A syndrome resulting from a very severe compression injury of the chest, with cyanosis of the face and neck, bulging of the eyes, and caved-in chest.

  • Travel Distance

    Distance from any given area in a structure to the nearest exit or to a fire extinguisher

  • Travel Distance

    Distance from any given area in a structure to the nearest exit or to a fire extinguisher

  • Tree jump

    A Smokejumper can sometimes parachute into the tree canopy if a clearing is not available or suitable.

  • tremor

    An involuntary twitching of an extremity.