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1

The best method to improve visibility is:

Proper ventilation

2

A secondary method for improving visibility is:

The use of a TIC

3

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

The average temperature in the room

4

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

Surface temperature

5

A TIC is only as good as its:

Battery

6

A fully charged Bullard T3 battery should last how long?

2 1/2 hours

7

How many life cycles do TIC batteries have?

Around 1,000

8

How often should the TIC battery be discharged?

Once a month

9

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

Hose and nozzle inventory

10

The TIC should be checked for operation when?

During weekly equipment checks and after each use

11

TIC equipped companies shall bring the TIC to the scene of any incident that has:

1. An IDLH or low visibility atmosphere
2. Where a victim is reported trapped or missing

12

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

RIC

13

What are some 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

14

The firefighter assigned to use the TIC is considered the:

Oriented Firefighter

15

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

2nd method of orientation

16

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

High, medium, and low

17

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

Scan across the ceiling, floor, and the 4 walls

18

What 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

19

What structural hazards should the team be on the lookout for with the TIC?

1. Openings in the floor
2. Entanglement hazards
3. Collapse hazards

20

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

1. Hazardous materials
2. Energized or operating machinery

21

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

Soft cotton cloth

22

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

The temperature of the room

23

What are some areas that are commonly missed by searchers?

Behind shower doors and curtains

24

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

Spray some water

25

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

Insulation

26

The battery should be replaced if it is how old?

2 1/2 years old

27

Who should be notified for replacement TIC batteries?

Operations Support at 51st via Firenet

28

When charging, what does a green light indicate?

The battery is fully charged

29

When charging, what does a red light indicate?

The battery is charging

30

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

The battery is defective

31

What should never be used to clean the TIC?

Solvents or paint thinners

32

The outside of the TIC can be cleaned with:

Mild soap and water

33

Where should the TIC be kept when not in use?

In its case or on the charger

34

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

Dry

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