What (5) factors contribute to environmental heat injuries to firefighters?
1. Climatic conditions
2. Wearing PPE
3. Intense heat from fires
5. Loss of body fluids
Which of the 5 factors do we have control over?
Loss of body fluids
Strong evidence indicates that by the time a firefighter begins to perceive thirst, they are already ___ % dehydrated:
Becoming ___ % dehydrated makes one almost nonfunctional
Drink 1 ____ of water per _____ on the incident scene, preferably in ___ to ____ ounce increments, every ___ to ___ minutes:
-8 to 12 ounce
-15 to 20 minutes
During periods of low ______ the smokebuster is very effective for cooling down firefighter on break:
When the smokebuster is used to help cool off firefighters it should be set up near the: