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[B107.1 Aerial Ladder Safety]

A quint is a fire apparatus with what 5 features?

1. An aerial device

2. Full complement of ground ladders

3. Full complement of fire hose

4. Water tank

5. Fire pump

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Which side of an aerial can be short jacked or short set?

Opposite side the aerial is raised

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What is the scrub area?

Area that can be reached effectively with the aerial device

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If equipped with a pinnable waterway, the monitor will be carried in what position all the time?

Rescue position

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What (3) safety equipment items should be used when operating from the aerial ladder or platform?

1. Ladder belt

2. Fold down foot plate

3. Appropriate PPE

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At a minimum, what PPE should the turntable operator wear?


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This should be in place any time the aerial device is in motion during a non-emergency situation:


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When movement of the ladder is necessary while someone is on the ladder, no movement will occur until:

Communication is confirmed and repeated

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Movement of the aerial from the turntable with personnel on the ladder shall be limited to:

Elevation and rotation

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What is the usual capacity of the aerial ladder platform while not flowing water?

750 lbs

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What is the capacity of the aerial platform while flowing water?

500 lbs

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How many firefighters can be on the platform while flowing water?


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Aerials should remain at least ___ feet from overhead power lines unless the utility company verifies the power is off. Even then, never operate an aerial within ____ feet of overhead wires:

-15 feet

-10 feet

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The safest manner to operate elevated master streams is to control the aerial monitor _______, with the aerial ladder unmanned:


[B107.1 Aerial Ladder Safety]

AFD monitors have the capability of being controlled from:

The turntable or a handheld remote device

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It is imperative that the firefighter on the tip of the ladder while flowing water be in radio communication with who?

The turntable operator and the Division Officer under which the aerial is operating

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What type of aerial should be called for non-AFD personnel request for ladder use?

An aerial platform

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What safety equipment must civilians wear when on the aerial?

Helmet and ladder belt

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Aerial ladders are not designed for what type of loads?

Lateral loads

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