Flashcards in Article 21 p. 20 Uniforms and Personal Protective Equipment Deck (49):
Who is responsible for the costs for T-shirts or sweatshirts?
Can a long sleeve T-shirt be worn underneath a short sleeve regulation shirt?
Authorized T-shirt and sweatshirt style accessories include:
2-3 button Collarless (sweatshirt may have collar)
Long or Short sleeve
Sweatshirt- Partial zipper with collar
Where may the T-shirt be worn?
In quarters out of the public view
Under PPE on fire ground with permission from IC
Are polo shirts permitted?
T/F: Sweatshirts shall be worn on top of regulation work shirt with collar out.
Shirt Markings on front?
Patch 3” Front Left Breast
Shirt Markings on Back?
DC Fire EMS 4”x12” block letters (Ivy Leaque Font), Company or neighborhood Affiliation permitted 2”x12”
Size of letters for unit designation under patch or Name and Title?
3/8” gold or white
Fire Boat Water Rescue Uniform permits?
Pants shortened to a 6” inseam, white cotton socks, Deck or athletic shoes
Apparatus Division are Furnished with these:___ by the department
Caps, jackets, rain wear
How is a pregnant employee supposed to obtain maternity wear?
Submit a memorandum to the Supply Management Officer through CoC
Rain Wear is supposed to be provided by:
Sleep Wear should be:
Cotton, clean and presentable, no markings, shorts not shorter than mid thigh, sleeveless shirts not permitted
Equipment turned in should first be:
If emergency equipment requests exist outside of hours, contact:
May approved company patches be worn on the right sleeve of the work uniform?
Long Sleeve Shirts are worn:
OCT 31 – APR 1, Sleeves down and buttoned, collar open, tucked in
Shor Sleeve Shirts are worn:
APR 1 – OCT 31
T/F: When operating on an emergency, an officer may use his discretion to regulate the wearing of PPE to add to the safety of the FF for that incident.
DCFD uses what model helmet?
Cairns Model 1010 issued, Cairns N6A with PBI only authorized alternative permitted
Unit decals are to be placed where on the helmet?
How often is a member’s helmet inspected?
Twice a year along with PPE
Requirements for changing issued shield on a helmet?
Same size, same color as helmet, contain position/rank, same mounting hardware
Are members permitted to alter PPE (markings, buttons etc)?
How should PPE be marked?
Set 1 and 2, on NFPA label in the interior
Timing for PPE cleaning?
Set 1 Jan/Jun, Set 2 Dec/Jul
Who inspects both sets of PPE and when?
BFC’s each month during weekly inspections
PPE cleaning procedure?
Picked up NET 0900 1st day off, returned NLT 2100 of 3rd day off, Form 1 filled out by PLT Commanders for tracking, remove personal items from PPE
T/F: Members on SL or AL are responsible for making their gear available for pickup for cleaning.
Define Assuming Duty:
Entering your name and reporting time in the space next to the position assignment of the individual you are relieving, in the personnel rundown of the company journal. Placing your PPE on the unit and replacing the PPE you have signed in to relieve. This means you are prepared to respond on all alarms and enter an IDLH atmosphere.
When shall facial hair be inspected to assure it is in compliance?
During the daily lineup, Co Officer shall inspect
If member with long facial hair cannot immediately come into compliance what should happen?
Member will be removed from field operations, ordered to submit a special report, ordered to come into compliance and referred to the OOC. Member should be relieved from duty and placed on LWOP for the remainder of the tour.
Co Officer shall order member to come into compliance by next work day. Members who comply will be restored to full duty and no further action taken.
Those who refuse will be ordered to submit a second special report. And penalized with a 12 hour suspension for that 2nd day, 24 hour for the 3rd day and recommended for termination the fourth day.
Member with a medical problem which prevents proper fit test should be?
ordered to report to the PFC
Hair shall be:
Neat, clean, trimmed, well groomed appearance
Hair shall not be:
Of length that prevents helmet or gear from fitting securely to head
Of length that falls below eyebrows or bunches out of headgear
Interfere with face piece
Tracks, Designs, Sculptures
Longer than the collar (hairpins to comply permitted)
Sideburn and mustache requirements?
Not interfere with face piece
Facial hair requirements?
Recommends it not be present between face piece seal
No longer than ¼”
Tight fitting face pieces must pass fit test
No Dangle earrings
No visible piercings (may be concealed by clothing)
Who conducts routine inspections of personnel for uniforms and appearance and when?
BFC on Sundays
JAJO Dress uniform and PPE inspections are conducted by who?
Are Organizational patches permitted on outerwear?
Yes. With approval on right arm 1” below seam, not on raincoat
Names embroidered on work shirts are:
3/8” letters, Gold or white, right side, centered 1/4 “ above pocket
May members borrow uniforms or official equipment when reporting for duty?
Burial in Uniform is covered in?
When the National Anthem is played or colors pass, a member?
In uniform wearing a cap Salutes, No Cap, No Salute, Stand at Attention
Dress Uniform for retiring members are the same with the addition of:
A “retired” rocker added below the department patch (issued upon completing retirement photo)