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  1. According to __, those qualified at the Fire Fighter I level must be familiar with the basic aspects of firefighter safety and health.
    NFPA 1001
  2. Approximately how many firefighter injuries are reported in the USA each year?
    100000
  3. The USFA reported serious firefighter injuries for 2005, and found that __ of these injuries occurred on the fireground.
    52%.
  4. Approximately how many firefighters die each year in the USA in the line of duty?
    More than 100.
  5. In 2005, 53.9% of all firefighter deaths were due to
    Stress and overexertion.
  6. Most firefighter injuries are -
    A direct result of preventable accidents.
  7. What percentage of firefighter deaths involve volunteers, seasoned, and part-time firefighters?
    70.5%.
  8. Approximately how many firefighter fatalities are due to motor vehicle crashes.
    21.7%.
  9. What is the NFPA Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program?
    NFPA 1500.
  10. NFPA 1500 requires all personnel riding in apparatus to be seated and securely belted inside the cab or body of the vehicle whenever it is in motion except for
    Donning an SCBA.
  11. If the noise level on the apparatus exceeds __, hearing protection must be worn.
    90 decibels.
  12. Rules, principles, or measures that are established through agreement of the members of the standard-setting organization is known as -
    Consensus Standard.
  13. A written policy that is designed to promote safety to department members is called a -
    Safety policy
  14. A written plan that identifies and analyzes the exposure to hazards and includes selection of appropriate risk management techniques, and monitoring of the results of those risk management techniques is referred to as a -
    Risk management plan
  15. An atmosphere-supplying respirator for which the source of breathing air is not designed to be carried by the user, and not certified for fire fighting operations is called -
    Supplied-Air Respirator (SAR)
  16. How soon after an incident should a post incident analysis be conducted?
    Within two weeks of the incident.
  17. Which NFPA standard is considered the Life Safety Code?
    NFPA 101.
  18. A team of employees organized within a private company, industrial facility, or plant who are assigned to respond to fires and emergencies that protect property are known as -
    Industrial Fire Brigade
  19. An established set of criteria by which tactical decisions can be made based on an assessment of the benefits to be gained compared to the risks involved is known as a -
    Risk Management Plan.
  20. How soon after a stressful incident should a Critical Incident Stress De briefing be held?
    Within 72 hours.
  21. When should firefighters NOT use handrails when dismounting an apparatus?
    When the apparatus has an aerial ladder close to electrical wires.
  22. __ is the operation of fire service training or suppression covering one or several aspects of fire fighting.
    Evolution
  23. The Standard on Live Fire Training Evolutions is -
    NFPA 1403
  24. In a live fire training exercise what is the correct student-to-instructor ratio?
    5 : 1.
  25. In a structure fire, which of the following would be the first "Tactical Priority"?
    Firefighter safety (life safety)
  26. Offensive fire operations are based around -
    Aggressive interior search and fire attack.
  27. What does the term "All Clear" mean as it relates to the fireground?
    A primary search has been completed in the building and all savable occupants are out of the hazard zone.
  28. Regarding operating at highway incidents, keep all apparatus lights on to alert oncoming traffic of the emergency. True or false?
    False

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