Flashcards in Ch 1 Deck (37):
Often, this title is used to refer to the individual in charge of the departments entire safety and health program. More often, the title is associated with a fire officer who reports to the incident commander and is delegated the safety officer task at an incident.
NFPA blank, fire department safety officer.
Blank is the individual assigned and authorized by the Fire Chief as the manager of the health and safety program.
Health and safety officer
Is a member of the command staff responsible for monitoring and assessing safety hazards or unsafe situations and for developing measures to assure personal safety.
Incident safety officer
National incident management system
NIMS was developed through blank to create and mandate a consistent nationwide approach to prepare for, respond to, and recover from domestic incidents regardless of cause, size, or complexity.
Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5 (HSPD-5)
NFPA blank, standard on emergency service incident management system and command safety.
Focuses on health and safety administration.
Focuses on scene specific operations.
In the late 1800s and early 1900s, blank stood at corners of buildings and watched the walls for signs of bowing or sagging during a working fire.
It wasn't until blank that the safety officer role was formalized.
World War II
I in 1970, Congress passed the blank, which created the occupational safety and health administration.
Williams – Steiger act
The roots of Risk Management and a dedicated safety officer in today's fire service lie in the development and 1987 adoption of NFPA blank, standard on fire department occupational safety and health program.
As a companion document to NFPA 1500, NFPA blank, standard for fire department safety officer, was created by the NFPA fire department occupational health and safety technical committee.
NFPA 1501 has since been changed to NFPA blank in an effort to standardize NFPA blank.
Both NFPA 1500 and 1521 are updated on a regular blank under the guidance of NFPA's blank on fire service occupational safety and health.
Regular revision cycle
Firefighting Resources of Southern California Organized for Potential Emergencies.
In the 1970s, this program was developed and used for multiagency incidents on the West Coast.
In 1983, the international fire service training association published blank, A manual in which a safety officer position was integral to the command staff.
Incident command system
The role of a fire department ISO is based on a simple premise:
We in the fire service have not done a good job of taking care of our own people.
The USFA includes what are known as ________ LODDs- FF who have suffered a fatal heart attack within 24 hrs of an incident response or physically stressful duty-related activity.
Since 1977, an average of blank firefighters die in the line of duty each year (1997-2013)-(typo? Maybe supposed to be 1977?)
From 2004 to 2013, the yearly average for LODD's drop to blank.
It is well documented that most LODDs are blank.
Stress (cardiac) related
A quick, low-cost solution to the statistical trend of LODDs due to non-cardiac events at fires include the more frequent use of blank, blank blank.
Trained, persuasive ISO
The most common injuries for all fire service activities are blank, blank, and blank, followed by blank, blank, and blank.
Strains, sprains, and muscle pain.
Cuts, lacerations, and bruises
Considering only fire ground injuries, blank and blank are still the most common injury type, followed by blank.
Strains and sprains
Worker's Compensation is blank for each state, and each state version has its own intricacies; however, rates are set by the blank.
National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI)
Rates may be adjusted for firefighters based on experience in that state; this is called an blank.
Formula to determine a state's workers compensation rate for a given department:
NCCI rate x payroll x experience modifier.
The express modifier is typically based on a blank.
Three year loss experience
Actively survey the incident environment and watch the incident activities.
Assess the environment and activities and judge whether a hazard exists that can cause harm.
Design and create preventative measures that will minimize the chance of harm and promote safe incident handling.
Take deliberate actions to prevent harm from imminent and potential hazards.