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A ______ is the individual assigned and authorized bu the fire chief as the manager of the heath and safety program.

health and safety officer

2

An _____ is a member of the command staff responsible for monitoring and assessing safety hazards or unsafe situations and for developing measures to ensure personnel safety.

incident safety officer

3

_____ was developed through Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5

NIMS

4

In the late 1800's and early 1900's, "_________" were used to shout out warnings and give orders.

wall watchers

5

_______, the first fully industrialized war, was unique that it brought significant injury and death in support operations as well as in combat.

World War 2

6

In 1970, Congress passed the Williams-Steiger Act, which created _______.

OSHA

7

FIRESCOPE acronym

Firefighting Resources of California Organized for Potential Emergencies

8

In 2004, President Bush signed ____________ which mandates the use of NIMS.

Homeland Security Presidential Directive 5

9

NFPA _____: HSO requirements, duties and responsibilities

1500

10

NFPA _____: ISO requirements, duties and responsibilities

1561

11

NFPA _____: HSO qualifications

1521

12

Since 1977, and average of ____ firefighters die in the line f duty each year.

112

13

It is well documented that most LODD's are ______ related.

stress (cardiac)

14

The percentage of firefighter LODD's due to non cardiac, on scene causes (etc. thermal insult, trauma, asphyxiation) is trending _______.

upward

15

The NFPA reports annually on firefighter injuries based on a _____ sent to fire departments.

survey

16

Considering only foreground injuries, _______ are still the most common injury type.

strains and sprains

17

___________, a mental health disorder that can develop in those who have experienced a terrifying ordeal that involved physical harm or threat of harm

PTSD

18

ISO Responsibilities Acronym

Monitor
Evaluate
Develop
Intervene
Communicate

19

The __________ is ultimately responsible for the safety of all members operating at an incident.

Incident Commander