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  1. What does the P in "Pact" stand for?
    Progress
  2. On the IAP, what is "stabilize"?
    A Primary Phase Strategy
  3. When establishing command, you must always do these three things:
    • Locate it.
    • Name it.
    • locate base and staging.
  4. ITAC means:
    Integrated Tactical Accountability and Communications System
  5. What is a "benefit?"
    The actual presence of value based on the realistic ability to: rescue savable people, prevent further property loss, and/or prevent further environmental harm.
  6. What is a "Hazard area?"
    Defined as any area that requires the use of PPE or in which a responder may be at risk of becoming lost, trapped, or injured by the environment or structure.
  7. Define a "cold zone"
    The incident’s outermost and safest control zone, where the Incident Command Post and other support functions are located so as not to expose them to any potential hazards
  8. Define a "warm Zone"
    The control zone established between the Cold and Hot Zones, where hazardous activities are supported and where the decontamination of exposed civilians, responders, and equipment is conducted.
  9. Define "hot zone"
    The innermost control zone established that surrounds the immediate Hazard Area, specifically to encompass the hazard as a means to safe guard unprotected personnel outside the control zone.
  10. Define "exclusion zone"
    The control zone established on an as needed basis, within the Hot Zone, where due to the imminent nature of the hazard or the need to protect evidence, no responders are allowed to enter.
  11. What describes an environment where unprotected exposures to smoke or toxic chemicals will immediately create escape-impairing symptoms or irreversible health effects?
    Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH)
  12. Equipment specifically designed to shield or isolate a person from the chemical, physical, and thermal hazards they may encounter. PPE includes both personal protective clothing and respiratory protection.
    PPE's
  13. What is: The expectation of loss, viewed as an expression of combined probability and severity of loss. Specifically, how probable is it that a loss will occur and how severe are the potential consequences if the loss actually occurs.
    Risk
  14. A systematic evaluation of incident conditions and/or circumstances specifically to identify the hazards responders may be exposed to and to calculate potential severity is called:
    Risk assesment
  15. Accounting for the expectation of loss, based on the probability and severity of loss.
    Risk management
  16. In the context of emergency services, _____ is defined as the expectation of loss, viewed as an expression of combined ________ and ______ of loss. Specifically, how probable is it that a loss will occur and how severe are the potential consequences if the loss actually occurs.
    • Risk
    • Probability
    • Severity
  17. The basic premise to risk management is that once a risk is identified, the risk can be ________.
    Managed
  18. ___________________ are ultimately responsible for determining and managing the level of risk assumed by those operating on the incident scene.
    Incident managers
  19. Factoring the passage of time and its affect on potential risk

    Is a.........
    Risk management principle
  20. The identification and evaluation of potential hazards

    Is a .......
    Risk management principle
  21. Establishing an incident action plan that minimizes risk to responders

    Is a....
    Risk management principle
  22. Ensuring that personnel are accounted for

    Is a......
    Risk management principle
  23. Providing for responder rehabilitation

    is a....
    Risk management principle
  24. Assigning an Incident Safety Officer

    is a....
    Risk management principle
  25. Providing traffic work zone safety measures

    is a....
    Risk management principle
  26. Stabilizing utilities

    is a ........
    Risk management principle
  27. Ensuring incident operations comply with applicable mandates and standards

    is a.........
    Risk management principle
  28. All firefighting and rescue operations involve an _____ _______ level of _____ to firefighters.
    • inherent
    • level
    • risk
  29. T/F

    We always have direct control over the degree of risk we assume.
    T
  30. The level of risk we choose to assume must be thoughtfully _________ and then managed in a ___________ manner.
    • calculated
    • controlled
  31. Activities that present a significant risk to the safety of members shall be limited to situations where there is a potential to ______ _________ ________.
    save endangered lives
  32. Responders may take significant risk, within a _______ _______ and _______ _________when there is a realistic potential to save a life.
    • structured plan
    • tenable conditions
  33. Responders will take ________ risk, within a structured plan to save savable property.
    Minimum
  34. No risk to the safety of members shall be acceptable when there is no possibility to save ______ or _______
    • Lives
    • Property
  35. Responders will risk _________ to save what has already been lost.
    Nothing
  36. No building or property is worth __________ ________ _________ ________ _________.
    the life of a firefighter
  37. Firefighters shall not be committed to interior offensive fire fighting operations in abandoned or derelict buildings, unless:
    faced with a viable Known Rescue.
  38. It is the responsibility of the ________ _________ to evaluate the level of risk in every situation.
    Incident commander
  39. Risk assessment is a __________ ________during all fire ground operations.
    Continous proccess
  40. When conditions change and risk increases, ________ and _______ will be modified accordingly.
    Strategy and tactics
  41. What is:

    Make decisions with a mindset that starts from a safe place to first find the value of entering, rather than inside by default, wondering if we should be outside.
    Value driven decision making
  42. All members are responsible for continuously identifying ______ _______ and are not only authorized, but ________ to report such conditions.
    • unsafe conditions
    • obligated
  43. T/F

    Every responder is both responsible for and authorized to say NO to unsafe practices or conditions
    T
  44. All fire officers are responsible for accepting, and appropriately acting upon, all ______ ________ _________ to make the incident scene safer.
    safety-related information
  45. Who is responsible for stablishing egress/escape plans prior to engaging teams?
    Safety officer
  46. What is a "periodic status report?"
    A PACT
  47. What does the P in "PACT" mean?
    Progress – Tactical or support objective; is it complete, in-progress, your need for assistance, your recommendations, etc
  48. What does the A in "PACT" mean?
  49. Air – Percent of team leader’s remaining air supply
  50. What doe C in "PACT" mean?
    Conditions – Increasing/decreasing heat and/or smoke conditions, hazard extension, unsafe/unstable conditions, recommendations, additional needs, etc.
  51. What does the T in "PACT" mean?
    Team – Personnel accountability, verify accountability, and location
  52. Managing risk begins with minimizing _______.
    Exposure
  53. The incident’s outermost and safest control zone – The zone where the Incident Command Post and other support functions are located so as not to expose them to any potential hazards
    Cold Zone
  54. The control zone established between the Cold and Hot Zones – The zone where hazardous activities are supported and where the decontamination of exposed civilians, responders, and equipment is conducted.
    Warm zone
  55. The innermost control zone – The zone that surrounds the immediate Hazard Area, specifically to encompass the hazard as a means to safe guard unprotected personnel outside the control zone.
    Hot Zone
  56. Team members operating in a Hot Zone, and where indicated, a Warm Zone shall be in constant communication with each other through _________________________or by other means in order to coordinate their activities
    visual, audible, physical, safety guide rope
  57. Teams operating in buildings with active fire where they may become endangered by uncontrolled fire spread should have a
    _________________________________with them for protection
    charged and functional hose line
  58. Loaded roof structures are defined as:
    roof systems supporting heavy HVAC equipment, accumulated snow, or any other source of weight that may trigger a catastrophic collapse
  59. Risk assessment shall include an evaluation of the _______, _________, and ________ to rescue occupants
    • Presence
    • Survivability
    • Potential
  60. The Incident Command System (ICS) shall be established at the scene of every incident, beginning with:
    the arrival of the first fire department member.
  61. The risk assessment model consists of two phases _______ and _________.
    • Assesment
    • Action
  62. Assessment Phase consists of two steps, _________ and ________ the hazards
    • Identify
    • Assess
  63. identified hazards are assessed in terms of their potential for _________ and the ____________ of their impact
    • Occurence
    • Significance
  64. Decision making matrix

    High risk, low probability of success =
    Defensive operation only
  65. Division/Group Supervisors should track the _______________ within an IDLH atmosphere for each of their assigned teams.
  66. On-air time
  67. Once the incident is no longer in an _____ ______, the Incident Commander may opt to discontinue the 10-minute notifications.
    Offensive Mode

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