Flashcards in *Apparatus General in Volumes Deck (108):
Apparatus traveling either emergency or non-emergency shall be operated with due caution, with particular emphasis placed on ______ driving
Station Commanders shall not allow apparatus to be taken off duty without first receiving permission from their _____ and Metro
Changes made to apparatus which cause information in the logbook to become obsolete or in error shall be reported promptly. Officers concerned shall immediately notify who using what form?
F-225 to S&M, Training and Support Bureau
What three circumstances warrant the log book to be carried on the apparatus?
1. Annual aerial ladder test
2. When assigned to relief duty
3. When apparatus is transferred
If a log book is lost, the captain is responsible for submitting what form and to who?
F-225 to Bureau Commander
An F-620 packet shall be carried on Department apparatus at all times. Each fire station will have how many extra packets?
Is the F-620 packet required if the apparatus is not damaged?
The FG-84b from the F-620 packet is filled out by who?
The FG-88 from the F-620 packet is filled out by who?
The driver of apparatus
The F-150 from the F-620 packet is filled out by who?
The F-80 required after a department involved accident is filled out by who?
Apparatus damaged in an accident, other than body and fenders, shall be placed temporarily off duty pending a thorough examination. Who shall conduct this examination?
Company commander or Chief Officer
Any forms or correspondence received from the D.M.V. due to an on duty accident shall be sent through channels to who?
It will than be forwarded to where?
Emergency Service Bureau than forwarded to the office of the City Attorney.
Members shall not change or alter the arrangements of firefighting equipment on apparatus, nor otherwise rearrange the system in effect without approval of who?
The Fire Chief
When training a member to tiller, the ______ determines the member is ready to tiller after at least how many observer rides?
2. 3 rides
Care of apparatus shall be in accordance with Department manuals, log books and instructions received from Supply and Maintenance. No other repairs or alterations shall be made by company members without authorization from who?
When is a member allowed to paint the undercarriage of an apparatus?
When there is bare metal that has a chance of corrosion
Who is allowed to use spray paint on the apparatus?
How do members request an apparatus undercarriage painting?
Through the Supply Requisition System (SRS)
Company Commanders and Battalion Commanders should provide NAV or CAV time for undercarriage cleaning when possible?
The approved product for undercarriage cleaning is available through SRS from Supply and Maintenance. It is listed in the catalog as: _______.
Degreaser, gunk type
Can members use a spray bottle of kerosene for apparatus undercarriage cleaning?
In all cases where power washers are used, lubrication should be done when?
Also, when is the latest you can lube after power washing?
The same day and no later than the next day
The most significant damage to apparatus from pressure washers occurs when water is sprayed into what?
Can station personnel use industrial steam cleaners?
Use power lube equipment with a maximum air pressure of __ psi.
What are the 3 areas of an apparatus that shall be lubed with a hand pumped lube gun?
1. Steering connections with rubber boots
2. Clutch throwout bearings
3. Rubber seals on bearings
All preventative maintenance and lubrication shall be accomplished when?
During the first two weeks of the appropriate month
When shall the F-377 arrive at the Battalion Office?
No later than the day before inspection or the 15th of the month, whichever comes first
Heavy Apparatus have an engine displacement of ____ cubic inches and greater.
A F-377 shall be completed how often for heavy apparatus?
Bi monthly on even months
Heavy Apparatus shall have the oil changed every ______ apparatus miles.
Aerial ladders and related components shall be lubricated a minimum of _______ or sooner if needed due to high use
Every 2 months
Before the aerial ladder is to be lubricated, when shall the BC be notified so he/she can inspect the lubrication process?
The shift before the ladder is to be lubricated
How often is the oil filter changed on a heavy apparatus?
Annually at pump/aerial testing
Reserve Apparatus- At no time shall apparatus preventative maintenance(F-377) or lubrication exceed ___ months except with the approval of who?
2. Battalion commander
Reserve Heavy Apparatus shall be lubricated how often?
Every 4 months
Reserve Heavy Apparatus shall have the oil changed every _____ miles or ___ months.
ANYTIME A RESERVE APPARATUS IS PLACED IN RELIEF, IT SHALL BE MAINTAINED AND LUBRICATED ACCORDING TO THE SCHEDULE OF WHAT?
THE APPARATUS IT REPLACED
Reserve Aerial ladders and related components shall be lubricated every ___ months
When is the heavy apparatus coolant diagnostically tested and by whom?
Annually at the pump/aerial test by the test engineer
When does the transmission fluid and filter get changed for a heavy apparatus? And by whom?
At annual pump/aerial test by the shops
When might an apparatus' air tanks need to be drained daily?
In inclement weather
Repair for leaking air brake systems shall be requested when the low pressure warning device operates when the apparatus has not been run for ___ hours or less
A Reserve Apparatus should be road checked how often?
Where shall these checks be documented?
Once a month and documented on the F-973
After a fuel delivery has been made, wait ___ hours before pumping gasoline, and ___ hours before pumping diesel fuel.
LAFD 2 stroke engines use a gasoline and oil premix of what ratio?
Small engines shall have fuel tanks drained every ___ days and replenished with fresh fuel.
All 4-cycle safety containers shall be painted ___ and marked "4-CYCLE".
All 2-cycle safety containers shall be painted _____ and marked "2-CYCLE".
Reserve Trucks - Numbered starting with ____
Reserve Aircraft Firefighting Apparatus and Special Reserves - Numbered starting with _____
A roster of all reserve apparatus in the Department and its current location is maintained where?
When reserve or special apparatus is placed in service or returned to its regular quarters, it shall be inspected to determine that the equipment is complete and that the apparatus is clean. Entries shall be made on the logbook copy of the F-____
Who shall contact the Field Mechanic Supervisor regarding service, repair, or painting of apparatus and electric or gasoline powered equipment?
What are the regular business hours for repair service?
0600-1530 Monday through Friday except holidays
According to Volume 4, who will contact the Heavy Rescue Company to make emergency tire repairs when available?
Battalion Commander or responsible officer
What is the notification process for an after hours emergency repair per volume 4?
Station commander/company commander notifies MFC to place company NAV, then notifies BC. BC will direct company to change over or notifies Division for field repair.
Division will direct company to change over or notifies MFC to contact the on-call field mechanic. Mechanic will contact company.
Who has the final approval for requested modification or alteration of an apparatus?
Operations Deputy Chief
What form needs to be completed immediately after arrangements are made with the Shop Office to store, deliver, or tow an apparatus to the Shops for repairs?
F-80 through SRS
Also include non-repaired items found in the F-377
Does the log book have to accompany the apparatus when it goes to the shops for repair?
What kind of apparatus will normally transport heavy apparatus whenever possible?
The tractor unit on transport trailers
Who will make arrangements for relief apparatus and change over at the Shops once an apparatus is towed?
The company commander
When out of quarters and the apparatus is in need of a tow, ______ will notify the appropriate resource (Tractor Company, or towing contractor)
An apparatus that is out of quarters has been called in for a tow. Who will make arrangements for personnel transportation?
If an apparatus is towed by a private contractor, what must be done to ensure the security of the apparatus and equipment?
A responsible member must accompany the rig
If in quarters and an apparatus is in need of towing, who shall be notified that the rig is out of service?
MFC and Battalion Commander
Is an F-80 required for towing?
Whenever possible, apparatus that break down in quarters after regular business hours shall be stored WHERE until the request for towing can be made during regular business hours?
When an apparatus in quarters is in need of a tow, who shall arrange the towing?
If towing an apparatus after hours to the shops, ensure the two on-duty rescue maintenance members are there to assist you in receiving the rig. If they are absent, make entry to the facility through fire phone (MFC) outside main office and leave a note for rescue maintenance describing what apparatus was left and members info.
Any cylinder with more than ____ pounds of pressure is considered hazardous material.
If a company travels less than ______ miles annually, how often is it lubed?
First two weeks of even months (Bi-monthly)
If a company travels more than ______ miles annually, how often is it lubed?
Monthly during the first two weeks of the month
A F-377 for Reserve Heavy Apparatus shall be completed how often?
Every 2 months according to schedule set by station commander.
A F-377 for Reserve Apparatus shall not exceed ___ months except with the approval of who?
BC approval needed
Reserve aerial ladders, and other power operated features shall be operated on all apparatus at least once each ___ days. What form shall be used to record these checks?
F-974 Reserve apparatus condition and inventory record
Any apparatus carrying ____ pounds or more of cylinders including the contents of those cylinders, are required to carry shipping papers and these papers must be available in the cab during transport.
Any apparatus carrying ____ pounds or more of cylinders, including their contents, must be placarded, showing the type of cylinder being hauled.
On fire apparatus, no air/oxygen cylinders shall be carried in any space forward of the _____.
Forward of the back of the drivers seat
Who shall officers or members notify for repairs needed with apparatus sirens, MDC/MDT or radio equipment?
Information Technology Agency (ITA) Communications Services
Companies being placed in service at new stations, or new companies at existing stations, will be equipped as determined by who?
Bureau of Emergency Services commander
Front line apparatus shall be identified with station numbers on the front and back that are what size?
Front line apparatus shall be identified with station numbers on the side of the apparatus that are what size?
Front line apparatus shall be identified with a station number on the topside of the apparatus that is what size?
Off duty practicing of reserve apparatus:
Each training session shall be limited to how long per member and confined to the _____ (first in or first alarm?) district of the Station where the apparatus is housed?
1 hour per member
Confined to first alarm district
Each Monday fuel dispensers and oil separator/clarifiers shall be inspected. Contact ______ for repair and ______ for technical advice on fuel systems.
Underground tanks unit
Stations with oil separator/clarifiers must be reset after each rain. Notify _____ when wastewater needs to be removed.
Equipment carried on the apparatus shall be compared to the computer inventory printout supplied by Supply and Maintenance prior to?
July 1st of odd years
According to Department Bulletin 98-28, The Voyager Fuel Cards are for the sole purpose of fueling City of Los Angeles vehicles when necessary. If a Voyager Fuel card is Lost or Stolen it shall be reported immediately to _____.
The city controller
According to Department Bulletin 98-28, The Voyager Fuel Card receipts shall be kept on file at each work location for a period of ____ days and monthly billing records forwarded to Battalion Chief/Section Commander.
Community titles designating areas served will also be solely provided by Supply and Maintenance. Reflective lettering used for this purpose shall be ____ inches tall, contrasting color, and be placed on the ____ inch reflective stripe on each side of the apparatus.
The FG-88 automobile accident report must be filed with the _______ within _____ hours of a traffic accident, no matter how slight.
Any member who desires to use a reserve apparatus for training purposes, while off-duty, must be under the direct supervision of a volunteer member certified on the requested apparatus.
What are the five rules in practicing with a reserve apparatus?
1. Schedule sessions with the concerned Station Commander.
2. Be thoroughly familiar with F-620 Accident Packet, Apparatus Log Book, and apparatus procedures as stated in the MOPS, and AOTM
3. Perform appropriate preventative maintenance checks BEFORE and AFTER each session.
4. clean apparatus upon completion of each session
5. Be wearing the work uniform and have full protective gear in their possession
Care and operation of apparatus shall be in accordance with what three things?
-instructions received from the Supply and Maintenance Division.
Pressure washers are dangerous and can cause an _____ type injury.
This is where foreign matter is "injected" under the skin
Repairs may be made by members, but they shall be reported to the Supply and Maintenance Division and a follow-up inspection may be made by a Department mechanic.
What specific repairs are members allowed to perform?
-Loose or broken wires.
-Replacement of fuses OTHER THAN radio fuses.
-Installation of light bulbs from the stock maintained at quarters
True or False?
Used engine oil and other petroleum products can be put into the same waste drum.
-Used engine oil only shall be put in waste oil drums.
-Other waste petroleum products shall be disposed of in a separate waste product drum. This drum shall contain the label(s) of all products put into it.
Any apparatus in the Shops for repair may be activated during large scale emergencies. Before activating, apparatus shall be determined mechanically sound and safe to operate by Shops' personnel and will be identified by numbering ____ through ____
701 to 712
Community designators on apparatus shall be pre-approved by _______ with a F-225.
What is considered an emergency repair for an apparatus?
-All accident repairs that require immediate attention
-Repairs which are required at the scene of a large-scale emergency
-The repair of any vehicle that has been placed out of service because of needed repair.
-The repair of any item or part which if not repaired could:
•Result in injury to persons or damage to equipment, or could decrease the operating efficiency of the vehicle to a dangerous level
•Prevent vehicle from making an emergency response
•Cause the vehicle to operate in violation of any law.
When repairs to an apparatus are completed, the Shop Office will forward with the apparatus a summary of repairs performed when it is returned to the Station, or as soon as possible.
Responsible members shall transfer this information where?
To the “Repair Record” of Logbook
Apparatus shall only be towed under what three circumstances?
-The apparatus cannot be operated safely.
-The apparatus cannot be operated legally.
-A request for field repair has been denied, or the field mechanic is unable to repair the apparatus
If needed, where do you tow an apparatus that was involved in an accident?
If needed, where do you tow an apparatus that needs repairs? (not involved in an accident)
Nearest S&M facility (valley or central shops)
The In-Service Training Section is notified by DMV when a member's license has been revoked or suspended. Upon receipt of the DMV Form DL-414, the In-Service Training Section will notify the member, in writing, to forward a F-225, to _______ THROUGH CHANNELS
Their battalion commander
BC will then forward it to in-service training
Any member whose driver's license has expired for more than six months, or a DL-170 is required by DMV at renewal of a Class A or B license, shall submit an F-225 through channels to who?