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1

It will be appropriate to address the officers by their ___, followed by their _____.

rank , last name

2

When the Fire Chief is present with any Chief Officer, he/she will be addressed as _____ and the correct title will be used for other Chief Officers

Chief

3

Employees will first bring questions, problems, or issues to the attention of their _______.

immediate supervisor

4

______ issues may be submitted directly to the Human Resources Department according to current City Policy.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

5

Such suspensions may continue until the acquittal or conviction of such employee or until _____ days has elapsed.

90

6

An additional ____ days shall be granted at the written request of the employee or his/her attorney.

90

7

Code of Conduct: This written request must be received by the Director of HR within the _____ day period prior to the expiration of the initial ninety (90) day period.

10

8

Absence without approved leave in excess of ____ work days shall constitute abandonment of employment and will result in immediate termination.

3

9

Employees should never allow or cause the unauthorized release of any privileged or confidential information or release of work products without the expressed approval of the _____ or his/her designee.

Fire Chief

10

Failure of an employee to notify the Fire Chief or his/her designee in writing within ____ working day of an arrest for a felony or misdemeanor while in an on-duty or off duty status.

1

11

All equipment will be marked with the employee's _______ for identification purposes.

equipment number

12

To prevent deterioration of the bunker gear from UV light, lights in the storage rooms will be turned off except:

when personnel are accessing bunker gear

13

Per NFPA 1851, bunker gear is to be cleaned ______ and when ______.

twice annually , obviously soiled

14

Employees should refer all reporters to the designated ______, _____, and/or ______.

City PIO, Shift Battalion Chief, IC

15

If the City's PIO is not available, _____, and/or _____ will designate an officer to perform this function as soon as possible.

Shift Battalion Chief, IC

16

Anyone with a public records request should be directed to the office of the ______.

City Clerk

17

The media will be referred to the _____ or ______ for the release of names of any deceased persons.

Police Department or Fire Prevention Bureau

18

The PIO or IC may allow the media access inside of the restricted zone, provided that:

-Their presence does not hamper operations or investigations.
-The owner of any private property does not protest.
-Proper ID is provided.
-The safety of all persons is ensured.

19

Any active duty fire personnel who suffer an event or series of events that result in his or her death WHILE ON DUTY:

Type I - Line of Duty Death

20

Any active fire personnel who suffer an event or series of events that result in his or her death WHILE OFF DUTY:

Type II - Active Duty Death

21

A member who has retired in GOOD STANDING and suffers an event or series of events that results in his or her death:

Type III - Past Member's Death

22

An individual who has served in some capacity with the department and suffers an event or series of events that results in his or her death. (i.e. Commisioner, Active Duty Member of another FD, Active Duty WPBPD, Emergency Operator, etc.) :

Type IV - Affiliate of the Department

23

A NON-FIREFIGHTING INDIVIDUAL who through employment, professional or emotional ties, suffers an event or series or events that result in his or her death. This may be an individual that, for their contribution to the department or the fire service, the department wishes to pay a special tribute; or an immediate relative of an employee:

Type V - Non-Firefighting Individual Honored by the Department

24

All uniformed personnel will be dressed in Class ___ uniform for funerals/memorial services:

A

25

This form of honor is reserved for Line Of Duty and Active Duty deaths:

Formal Service (I & II)

26

Bagpipe rendition of ______ will be played for Formal Services:

"Amazing Grace"

27

This form of honor is reserved for a past member, affiliate of the department, and non-firefighting individual honored by the department:

Non-Formal Service (III, IV, & V)

28

This form of honor is reserved for past members, affiliates of the department, and individuals honored by the department:

Representative Service (III, IV, & V)

29

When notification of a Fire Service related death is received by the department, the ____, _____, _____, and the _____ will be notified.

Fire Chief, Assistant Chiefs, On duty Battalion Chief, and Honor Guard Commander

30

Upon the Notification of a Fire Service Death: The American flags flying at all WPBFR stations shall be brought to half-staff and shall remain until at least ____ hours the day of the funeral or memorial service:

1700

31

Badges of all personnel will be shrouded by placing a ____ to ____ inch piece of black material horizontally around the badge at its midpoint:

1/2" to 3/4"

32

Badge shrouds shall remain in place for a _____ day mourning period.

30

33

Memorial Services: The ______, through Fire Admin. will ensure that an American flag is provided:

Honor Guard

34

To assume the position of "ATTENTION", bring the heels together smartly so that the heels are on the same line with the toes pointing out equally, forming an angle of ___ degrees.

45

35

"Parade Rest" is commanded from the position of _____ only.

"Attention"

36

On the command of execution ("REST") move the left foot ____ inches to the left of the right foot:

10

37

The commands: "Stand at ease," "At ease", or "Rest" may be commanded from the position of ____.

"Parade Rest"

38

The hand solute is a one-count movement.

True

39

A DIRECTIVE that orders one or more persons, either by name(s) or by class/group to take some specific action(s):

Memorandum

40

All memos shall be initiated by a _____ or higher and must be submitted to the Fire Chief via the chain or command for approval.

Captain

41

These are published FOR THE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE of the recipients:

Informational Bulletins

42

Informational Bulletins may be initiated by any department member.

True

43

The recommendations, for Safety Bulletins, shall be submitted to the ______ Captain who will review it with the appropriate staff.

Training & Safety

44

Official Bulletin Boards: No material will be removed by anyone other than the _____.

Company Officer

45

Routine relief will be accomplished between the hours of _____ and _____.

0700 and 0800

46

Personnel will not be considered on-duty until these procedures have been completed:

-Employee will place their PPE with accountability tags on the apparatus in assigned position
-Any other forms required by policy will be completed.

47

Employees will not depart until properly relieved, unless told to do so by the ______.

Company officer

48

Any unusual circumstances relating to Fire Rescue operations will be reported, in writing, by all personnel with knowledge of the incident to the _______, via the Chain of Command.

Assistant Chief of Operations

49

Reports of Unusual Circumstances documentation shall contain:

-What happened
-What actions were taken
-All witnesses to the event

50

Citizen Complaint: Should further action be required, the officer shall forward a preliminary report along with the initiating officers Informal Inquiry Tracking Sheet to the ______, ______, or _______ as appropriate.

EMS Chief, Assistant Chief of OPS, or Medical Director

51

Each suppression unit will have an inventory of _____ smoke detectors and an adequate supply of smoke alarm registration forms.

3

52

Structures which consist of ____ or more units in one building are required to have hard wired detectors.

3

53

Smoke alarm inventory will be maintained by the _______.

Fire Prevention Bureau

54

Narratives shall be written in standard case, not in all capitals.

True

55

NFIRS: Narrative sections will be signed by typing the author's ______ followed by their three digit FD equipment number.

last name

56

NFIRS: In general, "ownership" of the report rests with the first _____, or with the last regular unit departing the scene.

Incident Commander

57

NFIRS: All motor vehicle incidents shall include the law enforcement agencies ______ in the narrative section.

incident number

58

The Insurance Services Office (ISO) requires a minimum of _____ hours of company level training for each member per month.

20

59

Working an average of nine (9) shifts each month, each member should receive an average of _____ hours of documented training per day.

2.25

60

The most common activities requiring documentation in Firehouse are:

-Pub Eds
-Pre-Incident Planning
-Apparatus Maintenance & Inspection
-Physical Fitness
-Station Events

61

Units traveling in tandem as a ______ assignment shall be considered a single unit and only one report shall be required.

task force

62

A _____ is defined as a call in which our units were canceled prior to any unit arriving.

Canceled Call

63

Canceled Calls: When this occurs, the ______ will complete a "short from."

FIRST DUE ARRIVING UNIT

64

The extrication time, as well as the time the patient was removed, will be documented on the medical report.

True

65

The original copies of EKG strips will remain with the ER and should have the following information on it:

-Patient's name
-Date
-Incident Number

66

Whenever patient contact is made, regardless of whether care is rendered or not, the following information will be obtained and documented in the EMS report:

-Patient's name
-Age
-Date of Birth
-Refusal Forms

67

When dealing with patients with multiple medications, please list the top ____ (or fewer) which are pertinent to the pt's history.

5

68

State law requires that a completed medical report be available within ____ hours of an incident.

24

69

A minimum of ___ sets of vital signs are required on all calls requiring transport; they need to be documented approximately every ___ minutes during transport.

2 , 5

70

EMT's may complete and sign BLS and "dry run" reports.

True

71

When the Officer is not a "released" medic the next ranking paramedic will sign all reports.

True

72

Only a guardian or an adult relative can sign a release for a minor.

True

73

Any NON-JUDICIAL hearing which may result in the recommendation, approval, or order of disciplinary action against, or suspension of, or termination of a firefighter.

Administrative Proceeding

74

A MEETING by supervisory or management personnel with a firefighter about whom an allegation of misconduct has come to their attention.

Informal Inquiry

75

An INVESTIGATION ordered by supervisory personnel during which the questioning of a firefighter is conducted for purpose of gathering evidence of misconduct or wrong doing.

Formal Investigation

76

The QUESTIONING of a firefighter in connection with a formal investigation or administrative proceeding, this does not include questioning during the course of arbitration or civil service proceedings.

Interrogation

77

The firefighter must also be informed of the names of the complainants.

True

78

Obtaining representation (Union) is the responsibility of the ____.

employee

79

In situations in which a ____ request has been made, i.e. , the employee has requested representation.

Weingarten

80

Whenever a change in contact information occurs, the individual will notify the department upon _______.

returning to work

81

A Post Office Box Number WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of the employee's home address.

True

82

In accordance to the Department's Hurricane Plan, all personnel shall verify their contact info by ____ of each year.

May 15th

83

All on duty injuries must be reported to the _______.

Battalion Chief

84

Injuries that occur during an incident will require the completion of the Firefighter Casualty Report in ______.

NFIRS

85

MINOR INJURIES: If the employee later decides to seek medical treatment, he/she must contact ________ for a referral.

Risk Management

86

DISEASE EXPOSURE: The ______ will assist the Battalion Chief in this process, if necessary.

Designated Infection Control Officer (DICO)

87

______ shall administer the promotional processes.

Human Resources

88

A list of all non-West Palm Beach published and copywriter resource study material for a given promotional process shall be posted in all Fire Rescue facilities no less than ____ days prior to the test date.

90

89

The application period shall close approximately _____ days following the posting of the promotional announcement.

45

90

Beginning _____ days prior to the written exam, each candidate MUST, in person, obtain a complete application packet from Fire Rescue Administration and follow all written instructions listed in the packet.

90

91

The city will make special testing arrangements to candidates who cannot appear at the regular test site due to:

-Official city business
-Approved bereavement leave requiring travel outside Palm Beach County
-A health emergency involving an employee's immediate family requiring travel outside PBC
-Military Duty issues

92

Candidates may only attend ____ review session.

one

93

Within ___ business days of the second review session the SME panel shall consider all claims of error and shall render their decision, which shall be final and binding and shall not be subject to the grievance procedure.

10

94

HR shall post by name in each Fire Rescue facility, the preliminary results of those candidates that have passed the examination within ____ business days of receipt of the SME protest review.

5

95

D/E Testing: Candidates shall wear a Fire Rescue Class ___ uniform, to the behavioral/practical assessment.

C

96

LT & CPT Testing: The assessment process shall be completed within ____ business days after posting of the final written examination results.

15

97

D/E candidates will be given the opportunity to formulate a challenge immediately after their behavioral/practical assessment is over.

True

98

Employees who are late or no show/no call after ____ hours are considered AWOL and are subject to disciplinary action.

3

99

Paid absence taken for the death of a qualifying family member.

Bereavement Leave (BL)

100

Paid time off in lieu of overtime for time worked in excess of he normal working hours.

Compensatory Time (CT)

101

Leave WITH PAY granted to an employee who sustains an injury or incurs an illness arising out of and in the course of employment with the City and is compensable under the Workers' Comp Law of the State of Florida.

Duty Disability Leave (DDL)

102

Earned by conversion of Sick Leave.

Earned Personal Leave (EPL)

103

Available for an unforeseen emergency (not for employee or immediate family illness/injury) when approved by the department director.

Emergency Absence (EA)

104

Unpaid or applicable paid leave for specific medical and family reasons.

FMLA

105

Kelly days are defined as ____ unpaid day off for platoon personnel in each ___ week cycle.

1 , 3

106

Military Leave For Active Duty: Employees will receive full pay for the first ____ working days and may be eligible for a city paid supplement thereafter, if approved by the City Commission.

30

107

Paid time off from work that is NOT CHARGED against an employee's accused leave balance.

Non-Chargeable Leave (NCL)

108

Approved time off, with pay, due to an incapacitating illness (or injury) to the employee or an immediate family member.

Sick Leave With Pay (SL)

109

Time off WITHOUT pay due to an incapacitating illness or injury.

Sick With Out Pay (EWOL)

110

Military Leave for training is available for ____ days per calendar year.

17

111

The member must have a minimum of ___ hours of sick leave accrual to Exchange Time.

48

112

For any exchange of time which allows an employee to be off duty more than ___ consecutive calendar days (scheduled vacations excluded) the employee must submit a written request to their shift battalion chief for approval.

11

113

Exchange of time must be requested in Telestaff by the working employee before _____ of the prior shift.

1700

114

NO THIRD PARY EXCHANGES ARE PERMITTED.

True

115

Personnel reporting for sick leave must advise the on-duty Battalion Chief after ____ hours and no later than _____ hours on the morning of their assigned shift.

0600 , 0659

116

A reported sick leave may be requested the evening before. Contact should not be made later than ____ hours.

2130

117

Time off because of illness will be charged on a ____ hour basis and shall be rounded to the nearest ____ hour.

1/4 , 1/4

118

A period of either anticipated sick/recovery time, or any unexpected illness in excess of ___ days may qualify for FMLA.

3

119

Unscheduled Leave Request: The employee or the stand by must contact the Battalion Chief after ____ to confirm the approval or denial of the request.

0700

120

Kelly Day selection will be distributed by the first week of _____ each year.

October

121

Kelly Day selections are to be completed by the first ____ in November each year.

Monday

122

The new Kelly Day cycle will start with the beginning of the first full 21 day cycle after ______.

January 1

123

One Kelly Day will be assigned every ____ shift during each twenty-one day cycle.

7th

124

An operational platoon works ___ 24 hour shifts in a three week (21 day) cycle.

7

125

There will be no more than ____ Officers on Kelly Day at the same time.

3

126

There will be no more than ___ Driver/Engineers on Kelly Day at the same time.

2

127

The annual vacation schedule will be distributed by the first week of October.

True

128

Vacation selections will be completed by the third ____ in November of each year.

Monday

129

Only ___ Lieutenants may be off in the same vacation period.

2

130

Only ___ Captains my be off in the same vacation period.

2

131

Only ____ Driver/Engineers may be off in the same vacation period.

2

132

Individuals MAY NOT split when an entire 12 day vacation selection is made.

Ture

133

Vacation selection will consist of either a ___, ___, or ___ day selection.

5, 6, 12

134

Verification Of Need may be required for emergency absences in excess of ___ hours for all personnel, or if requested by the supervisor.

6

135

The original version of the Medical Verification must be provided within ____ days upon return to work.

30

136

Medical Verification received later than ___ days, may only be considered by the Fire Chief.

30

137

Sick leave is considered excessive or abusive when a SHIFT employee utilizes more than ____ hours during a calendar year without medical verification.

96

138

Sick leave is considered excessive or abusive when a STAFF employee utilizes more than ___ hours during a calendar year without medical verification.

48

139

Sick leave is considered excessive or abusive when a SHIFT employee utilizes more than ____ consecutive sick days (48 hours) without medical verification.

2

140

Sick leave is considered excessive or abusive when a STAFF employee utilizes more than ____ consecutive sick days (24 hours) without medical verification.

3

141

If sick leave is determined by Fire Admin. to be excessive, or has been abused by the employee as defined in this policy, the employee will be placed on restriction/probation, for a period of ____ months, and will be counseled regarding sick leave/EA usage.

12

142

The first occurrence of sick leave or emergency leave during the restriction period without medical certification or verification or need shall not be approved for absence with pay.

True

143

A second occurrence of sick leave or emergency leave during the restriction period without medical certification or verification of need shall not be approved of absence with pay and shall result in suspension of up to ___ hours.

24

144

The third occurrence of unexcused sick leave or emergency absence after a 24 hour suspension may result in dismissal.

True

145

Class A uniform MAY BE worn without the coat as directed by the Fire Chief or his/her designee.

True

146

Class A: Dress belt, smooth black leather, 1 3/4" inch ___ buckle for FFs, DEs, and Company Officers, or ____ buckle for Chief Officers.

silver, gold

147

Class B: Long sleeve T-shirt not to be worn with short sleeve Class B shirt.

True

148

The Class ___ uniform is considered the regular duty work uniform.

C

149

The Class ___ uniform is designed for use during physical fitness activities and special training programs.

D

150

Athletic shoes are not acceptable for Class A, B, or C uniforms.

True

151

White socks may only be worn with _____, and are not to be worn with shoes.

boots

152

The employee's ____, _____, and/or ____ digit equipment number may be embroidered on the back of the cap, centered above the band.

first initial, last name, 3

153

Watch caps may be worn at temperatures at or below ____ degrees F while working outdoors.

65

154

Watch caps WILL NOT be worn while indoors.

True

155

Meritorious service ribbons such as Medal of Honor, Firefighter or the Year, Meritorious Service, etc. may be worn centered and _____ inch above the name plate affixed to the white or navy blue uniform shirt.

1/8

156

Individuals participating in activities or special details, conducted by the Department are required to be in a minimum of Class ____ uniform.

B

157

Firefighters, Driver/Engineers, Lieutenants, and Captains while on duty from 0800 hrs to 1700 will wear the Class __ or __ Uniform.

B, C

158

Class D uniform may be worn during shift between ____ hours and ____ hours, or under bunker gear when involved in emergency responses.

2000 , 0800

159

Jumpsuits are considered a Class ___ uniform and may be worn while on duty between ____ and ____ hrs.

C, 1700, 0800

160

Personnel shall have in their possession at least one spare uniform of the day while on duty.

True

161

Hair shall not extend below the _____ when styled or naturally combed.

eyebrows

162

Hair thickness shall not exceed ____ inches of thickness from the scalp when naturally combed/styled.

2

163

No visible body art shall be visible beyond the confines of the Class ___ or ___ uniform.

A, B

164

Musctaches shall not extend ____ inch beyond or below the corner of the mouth.

1

165

Sidburn width shall not exceed ___ inch in width.

1

166

Female Personnel: They style of grooming will present at a neat appearance and shall not exceed ___ inches in thickness.

3

167

Nail length will not exceed ___ inch from the finger tips or impede the use of medical and/or structural gloves.

1/4

168

The City reserves the right to monitor, access, read, use, and disclose any and all email, or other electronic comm. including accessing City network through your personal computer.

True

169

It is important that housekeeping of mailboxes be performed ___ during your normal workday.

twice

170

Do not type in ALL CAPS!

True

171

Discipline is intended to be _____ in nature.

corrective

172

Discipline: The first step shall be ______ in nature and less formal.

rehabilitative

173

An employee is considered tardy if he/she arrives late for duty within ___ hours of start of their shift.

3

174

An employee is considered absent if he/she arrives later than ____ hours after start of their shift.

3

175

An accident where the driver of the City vehicle DID NOTHING to contribute to the accident:

Non-preventable

176

A _______ accident is where it can be determined that the driver was NEGLIGENT to the extent that any citizen would have been charged if involved in the accident:

Preventable

177

An accident resulting from the lawful efforts of the driver where his/her intent and actions were prudent and official:

Preventable with Extenuating Circumstances

178

There is INSUFFICIENT evidence to prove or disprove the allegation:

Not Sustained

179

The incident occurred, however, employee actions were justified, lawful, and proper:

Exonerated

180

The complainant admits to making a false allegation, the accused employee was not involved in the incident, or the incident did not occur:

Unfounded

181

The allegation is supported by sufficient evidence to indicate that the employee committed one or more of the alleged acts:

Sustained

182

The investigation revealed that the employee committed a violation other than the original allegation:

Sustained Other

183

The allegation is true, but the employee was acting in a manner consistent with departmental policy, necessitating a review and revision of the policy written:

Policy Failure

184

Initiation of disciplinary action is determined by the _____ of the infraction.

severity

185

A singular, non-punitive, NON-DOCUMENTED action taken by a supervisor to provide immediate corrective action for inappropriate work habits, behaviors or minor violations of WPBFR Policy Manual, SOP, or SOG, Rules, Regulations and or contracts. Immediate correction requires no further action ("Employee Counseling Form used")

Verbal Warning

186

A non-punitive, DOCUMENTED discussion between the supervisor and the employee:

Employee Counseling

187

A punitive disciplinary action in writing, initiated by the employee's supervisor. ("Disciplinary Action" form used) :

Written Reprimand

188

The employee is relieved of duty without pay:

Suspension

189

Involuntary reassignment to a lower job classification or rank:

Demotion or Reduction in Class

190

Violation of Medical Standing Orders or any medical Quality Assurance issues will be reviewed by the _____ prior to the decision to recommend any formal disciplinary actions.

EMS Chief

191

Informal Discipline may be initiated by ________.

first line supervisor

192

Formal Discipline: Written Reprimand may be initiated by ________.

first line supervisor

193

The supervisor initiating the corrective/disciplinary action should be present during the discussion with the employee.

True

194

Personal calls should be limited to ____ minutes in duration and shall not interfere with Fire Rescue business.

5

195

Imaging Devices: It shall be the responsibility of the company officer to edit/delete photos prior to download to the server.

True

196

Parking lot gates will be locked after dark and all exterior lighting will be illuminated.

True

197

Vehicle compartments will be secured except while _____ and _____ equipment, whether in the station or out of quarters at the discretion of the Company Officer.

loading , unloading

198

Daily Routine: NetViewer login completed by ____.

0830

199

Daily Routine: Fire House login completed by _____.

0830

200

By _____ hours or as soon as possible, apparatus, equipment checks and routine station housekeeping chores should be completed.

0930

201

Special problems and any conditions which may affect operations during the evening and nighttime hours should be turned over to the Office of the _______.

Fire Marshall

202

Beds may be occupied after individual work assignments are completed, from ____ to _____.

2000 to 0730

203

All personnel will be out of bed and ready to end the duty tour by ______ hours.

0730

204

Only WPBFR employees are permitted to be on station grounds after ____ hours unless approval has been granted by the Shift Battalion Chief.

2200

205

Oil, water and fuel levels will be checked daily.

True

206

All vehicle fuel tanks will be maintained at or above the _____ level.

3/4

207

All personnel assigned to Fire Rescue Department apparatus will participate in the apparatus inventory check which shall start no later than ______ minutes after change of their shift, unless delayed by a call or training.

30

208

Any missing or broken items shall be reported to the _______.

Shift Battalion Chief

209

Monthly Station Supplies - The ____ Friday of the Month.

2nd

210

Reporting Accidents with City Vehicles: The ______ will obtain photographs of any and all damage.

Battalion Chief

211

Accidents with City Vehicles: Should the employee meet the guidelines for drug/alcohol testing, a ______ form shall be completed.

Reasonable Suspicion

212

Lost And Stolen Items: The Station Officer and the assigned user will make a reasonable effort to locate the property before reporting as lost, stolen, or unable to locate.

True

213

Lost And Stolen Items: The ________ will prepare a Property Control Form for submission to the Fire Chief.

Asst. Chief of Support Services

214

The station intercom system my be utilized for general announcement of visitors in the station.

True

215

If the company officer is unavailable during a station visit, the ______ employee shall be responsible for all of the provisions stated within this policy.

most senior

216

Motorcycles may be permitted in the fire station truck room so long as its placement does not interfere with the safe operation of the station.

True

217

Emergency repairs that preclude an apparatus from responding or operating should immediately be reported to the ______ and _____.

On duty Battalion Chief , Fire Dispatch

218

Units should not report to the vehicle maintenance facility unless advised by the PBCFR ________.

Fleet Maintenance

219

Fluids may be replace by _______ according to procedures of PBCFR Support Services.

Driver Engineers

220

Urgent Issues - During Normal Shop Hours PBCFR Support Services - Fleet Maintenance ______ hours Monday-Friday.

0700-1600

221

There is a ____ hour minimum "Call-Out" charge for after-hours repairs.

3

222

If the apparatus breaks down in a Fire Station, the vehicle will remain there until the next business day.

True

223

If the vehicle is not in a Fire Station, a tow truck should be requested through _______.

Fire Dispatch

224

Radio Communication Issues (Base Radio or Locution System): If the issue occurs after hours, the _______ can contact the On-Call Tech.

Fire Rescue Supervisor

225

The on-call technician will not be called our after hours for a single pager or single portable radio issue.

True

226

Powered Ancillary Equipment Issues: The repair and maintenance of these items is the responsibility of the WPBFR ______.

Logistics Division

227

Logistics will be notified by _____ when a piece of equipment is removed from a reserve apparatus to another unit.

e-mail

228

After hours and on weekends, damaged or malfunctioning SCBA's will be switched out at ______. This will facilitate programming of the SEMS units by the _____.

Logistics, Hazmat driver

229

Pump, Aerial, Ground Ladder, & Hose Testing will be coordinated through WPBFR ______ per NFPA Guidelines.

Logistics

230

Flag Display: If flown on the same halyard, the State Flag will be flown _____ the American Flag.

below

231

Flag Display: If flown on separate staffs, the American Flag will always be flown _____ than any other Flag.

higher

232

Flags will be raised each morning at ______ and will be lowered at ______ unless the flag is properly lighted.

shift change, sunset

233

Half-Staff Circumstances: Last Monday in May - Memorial Day (SUNRISE to NOON)

True

234

For the death of an active WPBFR personnel, flags may be flown at half staff until at least ______ hours the day of the funeral or memorial service.

1700

235

Damaged flags shall be returned to _____ for proper disposal.

Logistics

236

When raising a flag to half-staff, it is to be fully raised, and then slowly lowered to half-staff.

True

237

When lowering a flag from half-staff, it is to be fully raised back to full staff, and then lowered for removal.

True

238

Training conducted with fire departments which the City of WPBFD has automatic-aid agreements:

Auto-Aid Training

239

Training that is cognitive in nature and is conducted at the fire station:

Company Training

240

Training conducted primarily to MAINTAIN OR IMPROVE the skills of Department members in the role of Driver Engineers or to drive and operate any vehicle utilized by this Department:

Driver Training

241

Any school, seminar, conference, or other training attended by Department personnel that is not part of the organized training program of the Department:

Individual Training

242

Any company drill that employs two (2) or more companies:

Multi-Company Drill

243

Training to PREPARE department members to become certified in the operation of fire apparatus:

New Driver Training

244

Activities conducted which are not necessarily educational, but are a required support function:

Support Activities

245

Half-Day (3 hour) SINGLE COMPANY drills, ____ per year.

8

246

Half-Day (3 hour) MULTIPLE-COMPANY drills, ___ per year.

4

247

Night drills: ___ per year (3 hour)

2

248

Company training at fire stations, ____ hours per member per month.

20

249

Officer Classes ___ days (6 hours each) per year for all officers.

2

250

Driver and operator training: ___ half-day (3 hour) sessions per year.

4

251

New driver and operator training: Classes for new drivers and operators, ____ hours

40

252

Training on radioactivity or hazardous materials: ____ half-day (3 hour) session per member per year.

1

253

All company level training should be accomplished through _____ means.

in-service

254

All increased (high) hazard training requires the use of the _____ and _____ including a dedicated Incident Safety Officer.

ICS and PAS

255

Each station on each platoon shall conduit and complete at least _____ QAS per month.

1

256

The _____ also matins the Video Lending Library.

Training and Safety Division

257

Documentation for Training: Time should be reported in increments of whole, half, or quarter hours only.

True

258

The types of education for which employees are elibigle is divided into two distinct categories: ______ and ______.

-Education reimbursement
-Training reimbursement

259

All employees shall complete Part 1 and 1A forms and return by ____ in order to receive reimbursement.

April 1st

260

Education reimbursement is limited to a maximum of ____ semester hours per fiscal year and paid at the actual cost of the course, with a maximum cost equal to the credit hour rate charged by FAU.

12

261

A max of ____ dollars per year is provided for the reimbursement of the costs of books, materials, and fees; and for study materials for employees taking promotional test(s).

250

262

Higher Education Form: Part I: _______

Declaration of Intent

263

Higher Education Form: Part II: _______

Course and Schedule Approval

264

Higher Education Form: Part III: _______

Reimbursement Request

265

Handling of Patient Valuables: In the event that the owner is unknown, or unable to be found, _____ shall be notified and items forwarded to his control.

EMS-11

266

When working at a suspected or know crime scene, the primary consideration is _____ and ____.

crew safety, patient care

267

If the death is fire related, the Battalion Chief will be notified using the radio signal, _____ and departmental procedures will be followed.

Code 10

268

Actions at Presumed Deaths: Covering a body is only necessary if in the view of the ______.

general public

269

In cases where the death occurs in a skilled nursing care facility or under Hospice care and no "foul play" is suspected, it is NOT necessary to have law enforcement personnel respond.

True

270

Florida Abuse Hotline: 1-800-962-2873 (ABUSE). Phone number is staffed ____ hours a day, seven days a week.

24

271

Call Helpline for Elders if necessary, dial ____ or refer family to this number if they are agreeable.

211

272

Every _____, glucose monitors will be re-calibrated per manufacturer recommendations.

Friday

273

Only ____ units of Morphine Sulfate (MS) and ____ units of Versed are to be kept in stock on each vehicle at any one time.

3, 5

274

___ unit of MS and ___ units of Versed will be kept in the drug box while additional units will be stored inside the locking compartment.

1, 2

275

Drug boxes containing controlled substances may be kepis in the patient compartment, provided that the patient compartment and cab remain locked when not in use.

True

276

Controlled Substances (Schedule __, __, and __)

II, II, IV

277

Authorized Access Controlled Substances: These persons will have access:

-Rescue Lieutenants or assigned step-ups
-Paramedic in charge on ALS engines
-Highest ranking authorized Paramedic (if no above)

278

Contorlled Substance Log: All entries made in the log will be legible and in black or blue ink only.

True

279

Whenever addtitional MS needs to be ordered for stock, the EMS supervisor will complete a ______ and have the Medical Director sign in the area for Signature of Purchaser.

DEA form 222

279

Unless otherwise directed, Company Officers shall plan daily activities in accordance with the following order of priorities:

-Emergency calls
-Handling service calls
-Station and Apparatus care
-Training/Drills
-Pre-Planning
-Public relations activities
-Physical fitness
-Projects

281

By the end of the shift, the Company Officer will collect and submit the following documents to the Battalion Chief in the accident reporting envelope:

1. Copy of WPB Vehicle Accident Report
2. Copy of the police report with officers case card
3. Letters from each member of the crew
4. An Apparatus Repair Notice
5. Reasonable Suspicion Form, if applicable

282

All requests for ride time must be approved by a ____.

Battalion Chief

283

Civilians will not be allowed to wear City of WPBFR uniform clothing while riding on our apparatus. Exceptions to this policy may be granted to ______ who are provided uniforms.

City officials

284

Civilians who are NOT City employees will only be allowed to ride with the ____, ____, or _____.

Battalion Chief
EMS Captain
Other designated unit

285

The Emergency Manager reports to the _____.

Fire Chief

286

The Company Officer will explain the "_______" form and ensure its completion by the observer prior to beginning of their ride.

Hold Harmless and Release

287

Code of Conduct: Unauthorized release or misuse of any privileged or confidential information without the expressed approval of a _____ or ______.

supervisor or company officer

288

Company Officers shall visually inspect their subordinate's PPE on a ____ basis.

quarterly

289

A bunker gear inspection form shall be completed and submitted to your BC the first week of every quarter.

True

290

Employees are encouraged to honor requests for interview if permission is granted by the ___, ____, and/or _____.

PIO
Shift BC
IC

291

How many types of memorial services:

5

292

Semi-Formal Service (Types III & Types IV) include these services:

(H.A.U.L)
H onor Guard and a uniformed funeral detail
A pparatus to follow the hearse
U niformed pallbearers
L ast Alarm tribute

293

In the event of a Type III, IV, or V death, the ______ (or designee) shall be in charge of the funeral or memorial service.

Honor Guard Commander

294

Each member shall check their department email each duty day.

True

295

All personnel shall familiarize themselves each duty day, with all written communications published by the department, whether issued through inter office mail, facsimile, or email.

True

296

_____ will periodically review the ring boards and bulletin boards in order to remove dated materials which are no longer pertinent.

Company Officers

297

The employee going OFF DUTY is responsible for removing their PPE, accountability tags, and any personal gear form the apparatus before leaving the station.

True

298

When children arrive seeking shelter: The attending unit/company will be considered ______.

Out of Service

299

When children arrive seeking shelter: Call the _______ at 561-868-4444 listed in the Project Safe Place Procedures Manual.

Safe Harbor Shelter

300

Cases which involve injury, abuse, potential danger, or crime: Children will only be turned over to ____ personnel.

Police Department

301

The Company Officer will document each smoke alarm installation in the ACTIVITIES section of Fire House RMS.

True

302

The granting of NCL is based on, but not limited to the following:

B B S
Budget constraints
Benefit of the event to the department
Staffing levels

303

Upon completion of the event, the employee will forward receipts of all expenses incurred to the ______.

Fire Chief's Administrative Assistant

304

Employees who are required to travel outside the greater WPB area to conduct City business or represent the City in an official capacity will submit a "Travel and Training Request" form through the chain of command to the ______ if reimbursement is required.

Assistant Chief of Support Services

305

Should an incident number remain open over multiple shifts, causing different crews to appear on the same NIFRS, the narrative shall be completed and signed by the FIRST DAYS OFFICER.

TRUE

306

The NEXT DAY'S OFFICER will leave a few spaces below the first narrative, and begin his/her narrative with the date and time that the author has assumed that unit's role.

True

307

If, at a later time, the condition becomes emergent, the employee should seek medical treatment accordingly. Fire Rescue Admin and ______ must be advised of the situation as early as possible.

Risk Management

308

Serious Injuries: The ____ will be notified as soon as possible so that the Fire Chief, the appropriate Asst. Chief, and Risk Management can be contacted.

Battalion Chief

309

The _____ and _____ will be contacted for any on-duty injury requiring admission to the hospital.

Fire Chief and Assistant Chief

310

Candidates may schedule an appointment with the designated HR rep within ___ business days to review his/her video recording.

10

311

Candidates are limited to ___ hours to review their assessment process and formulate challenges for the LT's and Captains Test.

2

312

Incentive monies will commence on the first full pay period after submission of all required documents.

True

313

Personnel requesting a period of Extended Leave will notify the ____ via the chain of command.

Fire Chief

314

Absence without approved leave in excess of ___ work (shift) days shall constitute abandonment of employment and will result in immediate termination.

3

315

Discipline: Officer who knowingly fails to take official action regarding violations: First Occurrence & Second Occurrence:

First - Verbal Warning to Suspension
Second - Suspension to Termination

316

Discipline: Absence without authorized leave: 1st and 2nd Occurence:

1st - Written reprimand to Suspension
2nd - Suspension to Termination

317

Discipline: Willful violation of written regulations of policies: 1st & 2nd Occurrence:

1st - Verbal Warning to Suspension
2nd - Suspension to Termination

318

Discipline: Tardiness: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Occurrence:

1st - Officer Counseling
2nd - Written Reprimand
3rd - Suspension
4th - Suspension to Termination

319

Personal Communication Devices are not permitted during training, Pub Eds, Pre-Incident Planning, and all other official activities.

True

320

The first order of business each morning shall be a thorough _____ of each emergency vehicle.

inspection

321

Weekly Maintenance - Apparatus and Stations: Sunday:

1. Daily Station and Apparatus Maintenacne/inventory
2. Reserve apparatus day
3. Clean all kitchen appliances and cabinets including storage areas

322

An ______ will be conducted to determine if the incident was preventable, non-preventable or preventable with extenuating circumstances.

investigation

323

If you are told to report to the garage, the _____ should coordinate this with the Battalion Chief.

Company Officer

324

The order to recall personnel will only be made by the following in rank order:

1. Fire Chief
2. Assistant Chief
3. Battalion Chief

325

The _____, preceding or oncoming, will be notified in the event a Battalion Chief cannot be contacted and it will then become their responsibility for the recall.

Station One Captain

326

Mandatory Overtime exceptions:

1. Working the OT would cause the employee to be overworked (on duty more than 48 hrs)
2. The employee has already been held over for mandatory OT and list has not been exhausted
3. The employee has a prior commitment for OT paid by the City.

327

The ____, ____, or ____ may hold tests and examinations of the members for the purpose of evaluating their knowledge of their duties, etc.

Fire Chief
Assistant Chief
Training Chief

328

____ and ____ training are individualized training subjects and are not considered company drill or company training.

Driver and Officer

329

Reimbursement for college level accredited classes that are part of an approved program leading to an associates, bachelors, or master's degree.

True

330

To ensure there is no lapse in your certification, contact the EMS Division at least ___ days prior to your expiration date to confirm that all requirements of re-cert have been met and that the proper paperwork has been completed and signed.

45

331

Requirements for renewal EMT/Medic Re-Cert:

1. Documentation of 32 hours of CEU training during the 2 year period.
2. Including ACLS, HIV, and Bloodborne pathogen updates.
3. Submission of re-cert app
4. Submission of re-cert fee

332

Furthermore, it is the _____ responsibility to notify the State of any address changes.

EMT/Paramedic

333

The State of Florida has recently approved that students can now ride on ALS Engines/Ladders to acquire their state required "ride along hours."

True

334

Drug and FLUID expiration dates will be checked on the ____ of each month.

first day

335

The ____ and ____ have sole access to the medication cabinet.

EMS Chief
EMS supervisors

336

Exposed Employee: The _____ Law outlines the types of disease, and their reporting criteria.

Ryan White

337

In the event of a suspected exposure, wash the affected area (eyes, ____ minutes.)

15

338

Personnel shall ensure that Bio-hazardous waste receptacles do not exceed ____ capacity.

3/4

339

Decon of Medical Equip: Other fabric-type equipment can be soaked in a ___% bleach solution or approved disinfectant solution (maximum 1 hour) and then should be scrubbed.

10

340

ALS engine paramedics should note the expiration dates of the medications and exchange the medications with a Rescue unit at least ___ months prior to expiration.

3

341

Spare drugs on Rescue trucks will be stored in temperature controlled environments and maintained in the range of ____F to ____F.

36 to 86

342

Trucks with full time AC will maintain the patient compartment to not more that ___F.

80

343

If employees show up to off-duty training sessions over ____ minutes late, the employee shall not be allowed to attend and must attend another class.

30

344

S.T.E.P. : Prior to the Medical Director's evaluation, a written protocol test will be taken by the probationary paramedic and passed with an ___%.

80

345

When it becomes evident that an epidemic might be occurring, call the ______ and allow them to investigate.

Health Department

346

____ is the most used medication per year at 379 per year and 98 per quarter.

Albuterol

347

This form of honor is reserved for a past member or affiliate of the department:

Semi-Formal (Types III and IV)

348

How many forms of informal discipline?

2