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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

What (5) factors contribute to environmental heat injuries to firefighters?

1. Climatic conditions

2. Wearing PPE

3. Intense heat from fires

4. Exertion

5. Loss of body fluids

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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

Which of the 5 factors do we have control over?

Loss of body fluids

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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

Strong evidence indicates that by the time a firefighter begins to perceive thirst, they are already ___ % dehydrated:

2%

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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

Becoming ___ % dehydrated makes one almost nonfunctional

5%

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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

Drink 1 ____ of water per _____ on the incident scene, preferably in ___ to ____ ounce increments, every ___ to ___ minutes:

-Quart

-Hour

-8 to 12 ounce

-15 to 20 minutes

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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

During periods of low ______ the smokebuster is very effective for cooling down firefighter on break:

Humidity

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[B106 Preventing Heat Stress Injuries]

When the smokebuster is used to help cool off firefighters it should be set up near the:

Rehab Area

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