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When operating power equipment under emergency conditions, accident potential is high due to _______.

Adverse operational conditions

1

________ coupled with the use of common sense and the strict adherence to safety procedures can prevent accidents.

Performance

2

Full protective clothing shall be worn by those members operating, and by those members _______ to the operation of power saws.

In close proximity

3

Carry the rescue saw with the engine stopped, the blade _____ and muffler ______ from your body.

Frontward

Away

4

Always carry the chainsaw with the engine stopped, the guide bar and chainsaw to the _____ and the muffler ______ from your body.

Rear

Away

5

Have a plan of action before putting the saw into operation. What should your plan include?

Location and sequence of cuts and openings

Wind direction

At least two means of egress

6

Power saw operations are safest when cutting on _____ near ground-level or on ______ near waist level.

Horizontal surfaces

Vertical surfaces

7

The saw cut should be only as deep as necessary. The experienced operator will know when he has reached a beam by the ______ and ______ of the saw.

Sound

Feel

8

When using the rescue saw to open metal buildings, doors, etc., make your cuts in either an ____ or _____ design with the points bent inward.

X design

Triangular design

9

When should you examine the rescue saw cutting wheel for nicks or defects?

Beginning of each shift

After each use

10

Whenever possible, how many firefighters shall perform cutting operations?

A team of two firefighters

11

What can be used to control the cutting depth of the blade?

Blade guard

12

T/F: the use of power saws from ladders is recommended.

False, not recommended if there are alternatives

13

Care must be taken to assure that the abrasive sawblades do not become contaminated with what?

Petroleum-based products

14

New blades should be stored in what manner?

Plastic bags to ensure cleanliness

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