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1
Q

Often, this title is used to refer to the individual in charge of the departments entire safety and health program. More often, the title is associated with a fire officer who reports to the incident commander and is delegated the safety officer task at an incident.

A

Safety officer

2
Q

NFPA blank, fire department safety officer.

A

1521

3
Q

Blank is the individual assigned and authorized by the Fire Chief as the manager of the health and safety program.

A

Health and safety officer

4
Q

Is a member of the command staff responsible for monitoring and assessing safety hazards or unsafe situations and for developing measures to assure personal safety.

A

Incident safety officer

5
Q

NIMS

A

National incident management system

6
Q

NIMS was developed through blank to create and mandate a consistent nationwide approach to prepare for, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents regardless of cause, size, or complexity.

A

Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5)

7
Q

NFPA blank, standard on emergency service incident management system and command safety.

A

1561

8
Q

Focuses on health and safety administration.

A

HSO

9
Q

Focuses on scene specific operations.

A

ISO

10
Q

In the late 1800s and early 1900s, blank stood at corners of buildings and watched the walls for signs of bowing or sagging during a working fire.

A

“Wall watchers”

11
Q

It wasn’t until blank that the safety officer role was formalized.

A

World War II

12
Q

I in 1970, Congress passed the blank, which created the occupational safety and health administration.

A

Williams – Steiger act

13
Q

The roots of Risk Management and a dedicated safety officer in today’s fire service lie in the development and 1987 adoption of NFPA blank, standard on fire department occupational safety and health program.

A

NFPA 1500

14
Q

As a companion document to NFPA 1500, NFPA blank, standard for fire department safety officer, was created by the NFPA fire department occupational health and safety technical committee.

A

NFPA 1501

15
Q

NFPA 1501 has since been changed to NFPA blank in an effort to standardize NFPA blank.

A
  1. Numbering
16
Q

Both NFPA 1500 and 1521 are updated on a regular blank under the guidance of NFPA’s blank on fire service occupational safety and health.

A

Regular revision cycle

Technical committee

17
Q

FIRESCOPE

A

Firefighting Resources of Southern California Organized for Potential Emergencies.

18
Q

In the 1970s, this program was developed and used for multiagency incidents on the West Coast.

A

FIRESCOPE

19
Q

In 1983, the international fire service training association published blank, A manual in which a safety officer position was integral to the command staff.

A

Incident command system

20
Q

The role of a fire department ISO is based on a simple premise:

A

We in the fire service have not done a good job of taking care of our own people.

21
Q

The USFA includes what are known as ________ LODDs- FF who have suffered a fatal heart attack within 24 hrs of an incident response or physically stressful duty-related activity.

A

“Hometown Hero”

22
Q

Since 1977, an average of blank firefighters die in the line of duty each year (1997-2013)-(typo? Maybe supposed to be 1977?)

A

112

23
Q

From 2004 to 2013, the yearly average for LODD’s drop to blank.

A

103

24
Q

It is well documented that most LODDs are blank.

A

Stress (cardiac) related

25
Q

A quick, low-cost solution to the statistical trend of LODDs due to non-cardiac events at fires include the more frequent use of blank, blank blank.

A

Trained, persuasive ISO

26
Q

The most common injuries for all fire service activities are blank, blank, and blank, followed by blank, blank, and blank.

A

Strains, sprains, and muscle pain.

Cuts, lacerations, and bruises

27
Q

Considering only fire ground injuries, blank and blank are still the most common injury type, followed by blank.

A

Strains and sprains

Thermal burns

28
Q

Worker’s Compensation is blank for each state, and each state version has its own intricacies; however, rates are set by the blank.

A

Statutory

National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)

29
Q

Rates may be adjusted for firefighters based on experience in that state; this is called an blank.

A

Experience modifier

30
Q

Formula to determine a state’s workers compensation rate for a given department:

A

NCCI rate x payroll x experience modifier.

31
Q

The express modifier is typically based on a blank.

A

Three year loss experience

32
Q

“MEDIC”

A
Monitor
Evaluate 
Develop
Intervene
Communicate
33
Q

Actively survey the incident environment and watch the incident activities.

A

Monitor

34
Q

Assess the environment and activities and judge whether a hazard exists that can cause harm.

A

Evaluate

35
Q

Design and create preventative measures that will minimize the chance of harm and promote safe incident handling.

A

Develop

36
Q

Take deliberate actions to prevent harm from imminent and potential hazards.

A

Intervene

37
Q

Deliver urgent and advisory messages using multiple communication methods.

A

Communicate