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McLaren P12 Emergency Response Guide 2012

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McLaren P12 Emergency Response Guide 2012
    This guide is strictly confidential and not to be duplicated or distributed without the expressed authorisation of McLaren Automotive Ltd. FOREWORD The procedures outlined in this guide are supplemental to existing emergency procedures and are not a replacement for them. The aim of this guide is to inform proving ground emergency services personnel of the hybrid system specific to McLaren Automotive, and the additional actions that must be taken in an emergency situation that are related to the Hazardous Voltage (HV) systems on the vehicle. HYBRID VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION Yellow and Black identification stickers are located on both the front and rear screens. HYBRID SYSTEM LAYOUT P12 Hybrid System  –  EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDE   HAZARDS FROM HYBRID SYSTEM EMERGENCY PROCEDURES In an emergency situation, existing emergency procedures should be followed along with the additional actions detailed below to minimise the risk of injury due to the HV system in the vehicle. P12 Hybrid System  –  EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDE Dangers  –   Electric Shock Electric burn Arc flash Fire / Explosion Safety Measures  –   Fully insulated conductors Closed loop system with floating HV BUS HV Interlock Loop (HVIL) Ground Fault Detection (GFD) More stable battery chemistry Accident / Collision  1.   STABILIZE AND IMMOBILIZE THE VEHICLE  –   Chock wheels if necessary   2.   OPEN DOOR (if possible)  –   THIS IS SAFETY CRITICAL   Exterior door release   Interior door release Manual interior   (WEAR INSULATING GLOVES) door release pull  3.   HIT THE EMERGENCY STOP SWITCH (circled in RED)  –   This also kills the HV system  4.   PRESS THE BATTERY OFF SWITCH (circled in GREEN)  –   This kills the 12V system   1 . 2 .   EMERGENCY PROCEDURES (Continued)   Vehicle Fire All prototype vehicles contain a plumbed in fire suppression system  –  please refer to vehicle manual Use standard operating vehicle fire fighting procedures Be wary of battery fires being induced by a vehicle fire Battery Fire / Leak The HV battery uses Lithium Iron Phosphate cells containing electrolyte gel  –   Harmful  if swallowed, inhaled, or absorbed through skin. Utilize self-contained breathing apparatus ( SCBA ) and firefighting protective clothing in a defensive mode (uphill, upwind, upstream) Fire  –  Use foam extinguishers or a large amount of water to remove heat from battery  Leak    –  Eliminate all ignition sources    –  Do not touch or walk through spilled material  –  Absorb with earth, sand or other neutralizing material Submersion There is no risk of electric shock from touching the car’s body or frame  –  in or out of the water Pull the vehicle out of the water and follow the “Accident  / Collision” procedure  above P12 Hybrid System  –  EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDE Then if possible and safe to do so: PULL THE HYBRID FUSE OUT (circled in red below)  –  Located in the passenger footwell REMOVE THE SERVICE DISCONNECT (shown below)  –  Located between the driver and passenger seat at the back of the tub    FURTHER INFORMATION For further information on the High Voltage system, please contact McLaren Automotive on +44 (0) 1483 261500 Extrication  –  DO NOT CUT ZONES High Voltage Components   Airbag Locations   P12 Hybrid System  –  EMERGENCY RESPONSE GUIDE
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