Misc. 2

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  1. what is the ignition temp of flamable and combustable liquid
    • flamable less than 140
    • combustable greater than 140
  2. what are three lma sizes
    • small adult large child #3
    • adult #4
    • large adult #5
  3. How long do you check for a pulse for a hypotermia patent?
    35-45 seconds
  4. what are the explosive hasard distances
    • Fire - 1 mile
    • spill no fire- 1/3 mile
    • large spill no fire 1/2 mile
  5. what is the total # of min staffing
  6. What does FLSA stand for
    Fair labor standard act
  7. What is the time frame for job protected leave and LWOP
    12 months in one year for JPL and LWOP
  8. What is the max amount for long distance calls
    1 call per day not to exceed $10.00
  9. What is the max length for womens hair
    not to exceed 7 inch below the collar
  10. what are three hazmat squad functions
    • Saftey
    • Accountability
    • Rehab
  11. When should you change the Bat in the TIC
    After 1 week without use or extended use
  12. How much notice should be givin for union leave for conventions
    6 days
  13. what do you not due for snake bites
    • Do not Lance
    • Do not elevate above heart
    • No curcomfrencial taping
    • No turnacate
    • Do not apply ice
  14. How much money do we get for Bilingul pay and how many FF may recieve this pay
    $20.00/month and 100 FF max
  15. What is the grace period for a uniform change
    30 days
  16. What is the Injury Time frame
    60 days
  17. What is the amount of money the COA sets aside for EAP
  18. How much does the city Give for funeral costs for on the job deaths
  19. What year was the drug free act impemented
  20. When performing CPR with an advanced airway what is the breaths per minnute
  21. What is the compression ratio for adutls child and peds
    • 30-2, 5-10 second pause for ventillation
    • 15-2
    • 15-2
  22. Foreign body obstruction infant with pulse less that 60 BPM
    start CPR
  23. At what age does a sexual assault victims not need perental consent for treatment
  24. What are the nine hazard classifications
    • 1. Explosives
    • 2. Gasses
    • 3. Flamable cumbustable liquid
    • 4. Flamable solid
    • 5. Oxidizing substances,Organic peroxide
    • 6. Toxic infectious substances
    • 7. Raidioactive
    • 8. Corrisives
    • 9. Misc hazards
  25. What are the three basic containment stratigies.
    • Non- intervention
    • Defensive
    • Offensive
  26. what does ROSC
    Return of spontanious circuallation
  27. How many feet away is staging for a highrise
    min 200 FT
  28. What is the most common type of standpipe
    Automatic wet system
  29. What is the standpipe designation and GPM'S
    • Class I- FF use 2 1/2 -500 GPM
    • Class II- Occupant 1 1/2 - 100 GPM
    • Class III-Both 2 1/2 and 1 1/2 500 GPM
    • Class IV- Combination- Standpipe and Sprinkler
  30. What are the three subsystems in a highrise recirculation system
    • Prossesing
    • Supply
    • Return
  31. Do you use a fog nozzle in a basement fire
  32. What is the dry and wet weight of the hose we carry?
    • 1 3/4- 18 dry 68 wet
    • 2 1/2- 25 dry 125 wet
    • 5- 105 dry 900 wet
  33. What is the CAN report
    • Conditions
    • Actions
    • Needs
  34. What is the portable monitor Supply lengths
    • 1- 2 1/2 line -400 ft
    • 2- 2 1/2 line -600 ft
    • 1-5 line -1100
  35. What is the basic configuration on command
    • strategic- overall direction of command
    • tactical- assign operational objectives
    • task- specific task
  36. what is span of control
    3-7 with 5 is optimal
  37. Per NFPA 1931 what three things shall be within twelve inches of the butt of the ladder
    • Electrical hazard stickers
    • Serial number
    • Ladder length
  38. What would be the propper attack line and GPM
    • 1 3/4- 175 gpms
    • 2 1/2 250 gpms
    • master streams 500-1000
  39. What is meant by zero rescue profile
    There is obvious death or no chance of survival
  40. List the three dimensions that need to be defined during environmental reconnaissance
    • 1. principle hazard
    • 2. environmental integrity
    • 3. effects of the surrounding elements
  41. Why should on scene time be projected by the ISO
    • different time frames require different resources:
    • -Rehab
    • -darkness
    • -sanitations
  42. List the 3 resource considerations at structure fires
    • -time 
    • -personnel
    • -equipment
  43. List 6 ASO functions unique to high-rise fires
    • -the physical demands on firefighters
    • -internal traffic control
    • -compartment integrity
    • -establishing no-entry zones around lost windows
    • -development and delivery of safety briefings
    • -outside issues
  44. List several factors that accelerate the time that a structural element will fail under fire conditions
    • -deterioration of mortar joints and masonary
    • -signs of building repair, reinforcing cables/tierods
    • -bulges and bowing of walls
    • -sagging floors
    • -abandoned buildings with missing segments
    • -large volumes of fire impinging on structural components
    • -multiple fires in the same building or damage from previous fires
  45. How should a complete disregard for safety be handled during the recommendation phase of an accident investigation
    meet with a supervisor or chief officer and let department handle issue
  46. What are the 6 pieces of information that should be collected for an accident investigation
    • -incident data
    • -witness statements
    • -scene sketches
    • -photo/video
    • -physical evidence
    • -existing records
  47. What are the 3 steps of an accident investigation
    • -information collection
    • -analysis and reconstruction
    • -recommendations
  48. Give examples of human factors in the accident chain
    • -fatigue
    • -fitness
    • -attitudes
    • -failure to use practices and procedures
  49. List 4 situations that may require the appointment of an ASO at wildland fires
    • -fires that impact a widespread geographical area
    • -when a plans section is established
    • -fires that are active for more than 4 hours
    • -anytime a base camp is established
  50. List the leading stresses requiring rehab at the wildland fire
    exposure to heat, smoke and physical exertion stresses
  51. Define blow up
    sudden advancement and increase in fire intensity due to wind, pre warmed fuels or topographic such as a narrow canyon or "chimney".
  52. Define flare up
    sudden rise in fire intensity that is short lived
  53. List the 3 factors that influence fire spread during wildland fires
    • -weather
    • -topography
    • -fuels
  54. List and describe 5 incident types that can be applied to wildland fires
    • -Type 5:  local, agency or jurisdiction specific
    • -Type 4:  multi agency or jurisdiction
    • -Type 3:  regional
    • -Type 2:  state
    • -Type 1:  national
  55. An effective PAR should include the communication of what 4 elements
    • -radio transmission
    • -assignment
    • -location
    • -number of people in assignment
  56. What are the 5 parts of the accident chain
    • -environment
    • -human factors
    • -equipment
    • -injury
    • -event
  57. What is the trap in labeling structure fires as residential or commercial
    • -some residentials can exceed the size of commercial buildings
    • -building use is a factor
    • -size and use can create a trap
  58. List several unique hazards at strip mall structure fires
    • -high fire load
    • -common ceiling spaces
    • -long open-span trusses
    • -decorative facades
  59. List 4 ISO functions unique to high-rise fires
    • -the overall action plan
    • -control of building systems, such as elevators, HVAC and stairways
    • -occupant evacuation or shelter in place issues, a safety issue with firefighters going one way and occupants the other
    • -communication with and feedback from assigned ASO(assistant safety officers)
  60. What is the essential difference between an IDLH and no-entry zone
    no person is allowed including firefighters, police or otherwise into the no-entry zone
  61. Explain the role of the ISO in accident investigation according to NFPA standards
    ISO must initiate the investigation and with serious injury, fatality or other harmful occurrence must request HSO help
  62. What are the 6 items that the ISO should comment on during a PIA
    • -general risk profile of the incident
    • -effectiveness of crew tracking and accountability
    • -rehab effectiveness 
    • -PPE use
    • -close calls
    • -injury status
  63. Compare and contrast the role of the ISO in formal and informal post incident analysis
    formal is the written assessment of the incident

    informal is the tail board meeting after an incident
  64. What do jet fuel, burnt plastics and composite metals have in common at an aircraft incident
    respiratory irritants and/or toxins
  65. A subway derailment below ground is similar to what kind of incident
    confined space, hazmat, industrial entrapment and structual collapse
  66. Name 5 circumstances in which a duty ISO should implement a discretionary response to motor vehicle accidents
    • -multiple vehicles
    • -long response time
    • -involvement hazardous energy
    • -extreme weather
    • -buses, hazmat, high angle involvement
  67. List 5 hazards associated with industrial entrapments
    • -heavy machinery
    • -complicated access
    • -hazmat
    • -noise
    • -pinch hazards
  68. A collapsed building made of cinder block walls and small timber beams should be classified as which type of collapse
    moderate collapse
  69. What is the benefit of using an on-deck system for crew rotation
    it allows crews to b cycled through rehab maintaining a fresh crew on deck
  70. List the 2 rehab issues that require special attention at tech-rescue incident
    • -perceived comfort
    • -energy replacement
  71. For whom does the ASO-RT work at a tech-rescue incident
    • -ISO, Rescue Branch Director
    • -any technical specialist
  72. List several regulations that outline response requirements for tech-rescue incidents
    29 CFR 1910
  73. When should as ASO-RT be assigned at a tech-rescue incident
    when the ISO does not have technician level training
  74. List and describe the 3 strategic goals for the ISO at WMD/terrorist incident
    • -gather recon and threat info
    • -analyze options
    • -develop a safety action plan
  75. List the 3 hazmat rehab components that require close evaluation
    • -medical monitoring
    • -sanitation needs
    • -food service
  76. What is a contamination reduction zone and where is it located
    • -an area where decontamination takes place and includes a safe refuge area for contaminated victims and responders.  
    • -located outside the IDLH zone
  77. Persons not trained for their hazmat incident assignments create 2 risks.  What are they
    liability and risk communication
  78. With whom does the ASO-HM likely work with at a typical hazmat tech-level incident
    • -the ISO
    • -hazmat branch director
    • -technical specialist
  79. To whom does the ASO-HM report at a hazmat tech-level incident
    the ISO
  80. List the federal regulations that may have an impact on ISO functions
    OSHA CFR 1910
  81. Discuss a troubling issue that may arise when ground firefighter interface with aircraft
    the firefighter might desire to get slimed by aircraft drops
  82. Describe the types of behaviors that would indicate rehab efforts are effective
    • -excitement
    • -humor
    • -contagious enthusiasm 
    • -happy to fight the fire
  83. Define LCES
    • -Look outs
    • -Communications
    • -Escape routes
    • -Safety zones
  84. List the 3 most common principal hazards at a wildland fire
    • -rapid fire spread
    • -traffic issues
    • -physical exertion
  85. What are the 4 attributes of smoke
    • -volume
    • -velocity
    • -density
    • -color
  86. What is "smoke"
    the products of incomplete combustion, including an aggregate of solids, aerosols and fire gases that are toxic, flammable and volatile
  87. What is a hybrid building
    • -newer construction and alternative building methods
    • -sometimes involving more than one type
  88. List and define the 5 common types of building construction
    • Type I:  fire resistive
    • Type II: noncombustible
    • Type III: ordinary
    • Type IV: heavy timber
    • Type V: wood frame
  89. How does a masonry wall achieve strenght
    through compressive forces
  90. Explain the effects of fire on steel structural elements
    steel softens, elongates and sags when heated, leading to collapse
  91. What is the definition of a beam
    a structural element that delivers loads perpendicularly to its imposed load
  92. What are the three ways loads are imposed on materials
    • -axial
    • -eccentric
    • -torsion
  93. To check your attitude, what 3 questions can be asked of yourself
    • -what do I know about this
    • -how do I feel about it
    • -how should I handle it to show a concern for safety
  94. What are the 3 components of a attitude
    • -beliefs
    • -values
    • -experiences
  95. Describe the relationships among knowledge, skill and attitude
    ISO's must use their acquired knowledge and skills to shape an attitude that supports the reduction of injury and death potential of firefighters
  96. What is the essential difference between learning and performance
    • -Learning is the front loading
    • -Performance is the application

    Learning is the acquisition of the knowledge, skills and attitude needs

    Performance is the demonstration of acquiring mastery in the incident environment
  97. How are efficiency and effectiveness different
    • -efficiency means doing things right
    • -effectiveness means doing the right things

    • effectiveness + efficiency = mastery
    • (doing the right things right)
  98. Discuss the concept of mastery and its benefit to the ISO
    the ability of an individual to achieve 90 percent of an objective 90 percent of the time     (90/90 rule)

    it allows the safety officer to perform with "unconscious competence" no matter the incident
  99. What are 3 things that need to be acquired to front-load for the ISO function
    • -knowledge
    • -skills
    • -attitude
  100. List 4 tools that can help the ISO be effective on scene
    • -radio
    • -high visibility vest
    • -PPE
    • -clip board/file box
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2013-04-25 20:46:58
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