Top tips on how to utilize piranha trauma shears in an emergency situation

Apr 4, 2023

Our Piranha Trauma Shears are an essential tool for emergency medical personnel, firefighters, law enforcement officers, and even outdoor enthusiasts. The premium grade shears are designed to cut through tough materials quickly and efficiently as well as soft materials, making them ideal for use in emergency situations. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to use piranha trauma shears, here are some top tips on how to utilize them effectively.

1. Choose the right size

Trauma shears can come in a variety of sizes, so it’s important to choose the right size for the job. If you’re working in a tight space or need to make precise cuts, a smaller pair of shears may be the best choice. If you’re dealing with larger materials, such as thick clothing or seat belts, a larger pair of shears may be necessary. We provide 5 1/2” and 7 1/4” size Piranha Trauma Shears, so you can keep both pairs in your kit!

2. Consider the features

When choosing a pair of shears, consider the features that are most important to you and the purpose that you’re looking for. For example, you may be looking for a pair that have a serrated edge which can be helpful when cutting through tougher materials such as web gear, denim, leather, boots, and heavy winter clothing. The TyTek Piranha Trauma Shears are completely unique to us, with ergonomic inlaid rubber grip and contoured handles for maximum comfort and control.

how to utilize piranha trauma shears in an emergency situation

3. Use them for a variety of tasks

Firstly, piranha trauma shears are fantastic for emergency medical personnel, which is why the TyTek shears were engineered to meet and exceed the military’s stringent standards. 

They can be used for a variety of tasks, such as cutting through rope, fabric, and even food packaging. Keep a pair of shears in your car, backpack, or toolbox so that you always have them when you need them. They’ll even cut through a penny!

TyTek Piranha Trauma Shears were designed to provide control in high stress prehospital emergency care scenarios

Having the right medical equipment nearby shouldn’t be underestimated when it comes to a pre-hospital emergency medical scenario. For example, if you need to access a severe bleed a pair of trauma shears will be the most suitable cutting tool to quickly and safely access the bleed in order to control and potentially save lives. An emergency scenario such as the recent devastating Nashville school shooting continually informs us on how vital it is to have the appropriate medical equipment nearby to access. Especially as shootings continue to rise in America; whilst we sincerely hope for radical change in terms of the law, our job here is to provide medical support to all those who need it. You never know when you may be witness to such an event, so be sure to check out our education hub here for free informative videos on first aid necessities.


In conclusion, piranha trauma shears are an essential tool for emergency medical personnel, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone who may need to cut through tough materials quickly and efficiently. By following these top tips, you can utilize them effectively and safely in emergency situations. Looking to purchase? Then get in touch with our friendly team who will provide you with all of the information you need.

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