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TRUE/FALSE

WEARING AN SCBA SHALL MEAN HAVING HARNESS ON WITH THE FACEPIECE IN THE STANDBY POSITION.

TRUE

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TRUE/FALSE

USING AN SCBA SHALL MEAN HAVING THE FACEPIECE ON AND THE REGULATOR DONNED.

TRUE

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WHEN SHALL MEMBERS USE SCBA?

- STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING OPS

- INTERIOR EMERGENCY OPS WHEN TOXIC SUBSTANCES OR SMOKE ARE PRESENT

- EXTERIOR OPS WHEN EXPOSED TO SMOKE OR TOXIC SUBSTANCES

- CONFINED SPACE OPS

- WHEN WORK ENVIRONMENT IS IDLH AREA

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WHAT MUST A MEMBER DO IF HIS CYLINDER BECOMES DEPLETED OR HIS SCBA IS MALFUNCTIONING CUTTING OFF THE AIR SUPPLY?

- NOTIFY OFFICER

- IMMEDIATELY LEAVE CONTAMINATED AREA ACCOMPANIED BY ANOTHER SCBA MEMEBER

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WHO MUST THE COMPANY OFFICER NOTIFY WHEN A MEMBER HAS RUN OUT OF AIR OR HAS A MALFUNCTIONING SCBA

INCIDENT COMMANDER

++NOTIFICATION ALSO MADE WHEN MEMBERS HAVE EXITED SAFELY++

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YOU ARE THE OFFICER OF L136, YOU HAVE JUST RUN OUT OF AIR. WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS IN REGARDS TO YOUR MEN?

- NOTIFY THE I.C.

- BE ACCOMPANIED TO A SAFE AREA BY SCBA MEMBER

- IF ABLE TEMPORARY SUPERVISION OF REMAINING MEMBERS UNDER DIRECT SUPERVISION THAN THEY CAN STAY AND OPERATE

- NO TEMPORARY SUPERVISION REQUIRES THE WITHDRAWAL OF ALL MEMBERS UNDER THAT OFFICERS DIRECT SUPERVISON

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TRUE/FALSE

ONLY IN EXTREME SITUATION IS FACEPIECE SHARING PERMITTED.

FALSE

FACEPIECE SHARING WITH OTHER MEMBERS OR CIVILIANS IS PROHIBITED

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IF A TRAPPED MEMBER HAS RUN OUT OF AIR AND CANNOT BE REMOVED FROM THE CONTAMINATED AREA, WHAT CAN BE AIR SUPPLY FOR THIS MEMBER?

- NEAREST AVAILABLE FAST-PAK

- SPARE SCBA CYLINDER

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IF A CIVILIAN IS TRAPPED IN A CONTAMINATED ARE, WHAT CAN BE AIR SUPPLY FOR THIS CIVILIAN?

- FAST PAK OTHER THAN THE ONE ASSIGNED TO THE FAST UNIT

- SPARE SCBA CYLINDER

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WHO CAN AUTHORIZE THAT SCBA WEARING/USE CAN BE DISPENSED WITH?

I.C.

1.3
The wearing/use of SCBAs may be dispensed with only when authorized by the Incident Commander.

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THE DISPENSING OF WEARING/USE SCBA'S CAN ONLY BE AUTHORIZED BY THE INCIDENT COMMANDER BASED ON THESE 3 FACTORS:

•TOXIC MATERIALS PRESENT
•POTENTIAL FOR CO, SMOKE OR FUMES
•TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES W/SCBA PRESENTED

1.3 The wearing/use of SCBAs may be dispensed with only when authorized by the Incident Commander. The determination to dispense with wearing/using SCBAs should be based upon the consideration of the possibility of toxic materials being present and the potential for CO, smoke, or fume injuries as well as the training opportunities presented by conducting the operation with SCBAs.

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WHAT ARE THE 2 INSTANCES THAT A MEMBER OPERATING IN SMOKE OR TOXIC ATMOSPHERES SHOULD REMOVE HIS SCBA REGULATOR?

•CYLINDER BECOMES DEPLETED
•SCBA MALFUNCTIONING SO AS TO CUT OFF AIR SUPPLY

2.2
Members operating in smoke or toxic atmospheres should not remove SCBA regulator except:

A. If the members cylinder becomes depleted.

B. If the member's SCBA is malfunctioning, so as to cut off the air supply.

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IN THE EVENT IT IS DECIDED THAT UNITS SHOULD RETURN SCBA'S TO THEIR ASSIGNED APPARATUS, WHO SHALL BE GIVEN THE RESPONSIBILITY TO GUARD THE SCBA'S?

CHAUFFEURS

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