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1
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[B302.1 Use of Thermal Imaging Camera]

The best method to improve visibility is:

A

Proper ventilation

2
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[B302.1 Use of Thermal Imaging Camera]

A secondary method for improving visibility is:

A

The use of a TIC

3
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What temperature does the TIC base the viewer shading off of?

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The average temperature in the room

4
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The TIC does not see through materials, but instead reads the:

A

Surface temperature

5
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A TIC is only as good as its:

A

Battery

6
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A fully charged Bullard T3 battery should last how long?

A

2 1/2 hours

7
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How many life cycles do TIC batteries have?

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Around 1,000

8
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How often should the TIC battery be discharged?

A

Once a month

9
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A good time to discharge the TIC battery would be during the monthly:

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Hose and nozzle inventory

10
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The TIC should be checked for operation when?

A

During weekly equipment checks and after each use

11
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TIC equipped companies shall bring the TIC to the scene of any incident that has either of these (2):

A
  1. An IDLH or low visibility atmosphere
  2. Where a victim is reported trapped or missing
12
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A TIC will be made available to what team anytime it is established?

A

RIC

13
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What are (4) of the TICs limitations?

A
  1. Cannot see through water
  2. The infrared technology can be reflected
  3. Heat signature may stay even after the object is gone
  4. Limited battery life
14
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The firefighter assigned to use the TIC is considered the:

A

Oriented Firefighter

15
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The oriented firefighter should have what in case of TIC failure?

A

2nd method of orientation

16
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What is the 3 area pattern that should be used to scan a room with a TIC?

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  • High
  • medium
  • low
17
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What is the 6 sided pattern to be used to scan a room?

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  • Ceiling
  • floor
  • 4 walls
18
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What (3) landmarks should the team be looking for as they progress through a structure with a TIC?

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  1. Alternate egress points
  2. Ventilation avenues (Vent-for-life)
  3. Shelter in place locations
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What (3) structural hazards should the team be on the lookout for with the TIC?

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  1. Openings in the floor
  2. Entanglement hazards
  3. Collapse hazards
20
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What (2) occupancy-specific hazards should the team lookout for with the TIC?

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  1. Hazardous materials
  2. Energized or operating machinery
21
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What can be used to clean the lens of the TIC?

A

Soft cotton cloth

22
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When viewing a victim with the TIC, the color of the victim is relative to what?

A

The temperature of the room

23
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What are some areas that are commonly missed by searchers?

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Behind shower doors and curtains

24
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What can be done to create temperature differences when an entire room shows to be hot on the TIC during overhaul?

A

Spray some water

25
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Areas that are protected with what can shield heat from the TIC?

A

Insulation

26
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The battery should be replaced if it is how old?

A

2 1/2 years old

27
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Who should be notified for replacement TIC batteries?

A

Operations Support at 51st via Firenet

28
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When charging, what does a green light indicate?

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The battery is fully charged

29
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When charging, what does a red light indicate?

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The battery is charging

30
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When charging, what does a flashing light on T3 TICs indicate?

A

The battery is defective

31
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What should never be used to clean the TIC?

A

Solvents or paint thinners

32
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The outside of the TIC can be cleaned with:

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Mild soap and water

33
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Where should the TIC be kept when not in use?

A

In its case or on the charger

34
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Be sure the TIC is _____ before putting it on the charger?

A

Dry

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