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The best method to improve visibility is:

Proper ventilation

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A secondary method for improving visibility is:

The use of a TIC

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

The average temperature in the room

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

Surface temperature

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A TIC is only as good as its:

Battery

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A fully charged Bullard T3 battery should last how long?

2 1/2 hours

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How many life cycles do TIC batteries have?

Around 1,000

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How often should the TIC battery be discharged?

Once a month

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

Hose and nozzle inventory

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The TIC should be checked for operation when?

During weekly equipment checks and after each use

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

1. An IDLH or low visibility atmosphere

2. Where a victim is reported trapped or missing

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A TIC will be made available to what team anytime it is established?

RIC

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What are (4) of the TICs limitations?

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

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The firefighter assigned to use the TIC is considered the:

Oriented Firefighter

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

2nd method of orientation

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

-High

-medium

-low

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What is the 6 sided pattern to be used to scan a room?

-Ceiling

-floor

-4 walls

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What (3) landmarks should the team be looking for as they progress through a structure with a TIC?

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?

1. Openings in the floor

2. Entanglement hazards

3. Collapse hazards

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What (2) occupancy-specific hazards should the team lookout for with the TIC?

1. Hazardous materials

2. Energized or operating machinery

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What can be used to clean the lens of the TIC?

Soft cotton cloth

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

The temperature of the room

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What are some areas that are commonly missed by searchers?

Behind shower doors and curtains

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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?

Spray some water

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

Insulation

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The battery should be replaced if it is how old?

2 1/2 years old

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Who should be notified for replacement TIC batteries?

Operations Support at 51st via Firenet

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When charging, what does a green light indicate?

The battery is fully charged

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When charging, what does a red light indicate?

The battery is charging

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

The battery is defective

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