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1

Who do we report defective hydrants to?

DEP

2

There are 2 things we do not resubmit on the hydrant reporting system?

Cap or Chain missing unless the defect existed longer than 24 months since original CD-63.

3

If u are trying to fax the defective hydrant report and fax is not working, What do u do?

Forward to adm. batt with a
note asking them to fax it.

4

Do all hydrants get a disc that are not working?

No, high pressure hydrants do not.

5

Can we use high pressure hydrants?

No longer a viable source and
SHOULD not be used

6

What is a priority hydrant?

only one on the block
vital to high profile locations or critical infastructure.
2 adjacent hydrants that are both out of service.
PS Mark in RED on top "PRIORITY HYDRANT"
put PR in the column

7

Are all yellow hydrants shut down on the parkway?

no, some are.

8

How many turns to open a yellow hydrant?

18 turns clockwise.
PS I THINK regular hydrants are 17?

9

Thermal Gradient?

difference between core temp and environment temp

10

What are 2 types of Cooling methods?

Active-external methods. ex fans
Passive- natural evaporation

11

What is a significant factors when dealing with cold weather?

cold and wind

12

When is RAC established?

2nd alarm or greater

13

Members entering RAC should rest for approx, how long?

20 min

14

When will members will be considered patients?

complaining of illness or injury
symtoms of co exposure or hypoxia
SpCO of 15% or more or SpO2 less than 90%

15

When does hydration begin?

the day before
PS when activities are moderate to high intensity sports drinks shall be considered

16

What substances should be avoided?

High fat, High Protein
Excessive Fluids
Protein supplements
Excessive caffeinated beverages

17

How often does the water jug get filled?

twice a day at roll call

18

What are early signs of nausea and heat stress?

Nausea and loss of thirst

19

Dehydration effects are?

can not maintain core temp
decreases strength
increases the onset of fatigue
loss of coordination
decrease blood then increases cardio strain

20

What is considered normal CO in the blood?
Also what is considered normal for smokers?

0%- 4%
5%- 10%

21

T/F Is 5% to 14% considered
asymptomatic or mild symptoms for CO?

true

22

What are the symptoms of
greater than 40% of CO?

Seizure
Coma
Death

23

What percentage of CO do u need in your body that they recommend u to go to the hospital?

15%

24

What situations are
considered single unit ops?

Outside rubbish
Brush fires
Food on stove
Incinerator (NOT COMPACTOR or NOT CO)
Oil burner
Odor of smoke
Steam discharge/ sprinkler discharge
Water leak

25

Is a compactor fire considered a single unit command?

No

26

Is CO considered a single unit command?

No