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1

Company officer II may be tasked with investigating and analyzing the ______, _______, _________ and ________ that members of the organization sustain.

Accidents

Injuries

Heath exposures

Fatalities

2

Hazards can occur in what 6 instances while performing firefighting duties.

En route

At the scene

Returning from a scene

At facilities

In apparatus

At non-emergency operations

3

The ________ is responsible for the development of an organizational risk management plan.

Chief executive officer

4

All organizational personnel must be familiar with the organizational _________.

Risk management plan

5

According to NFPA ______, an organization should adopt an official written risk management plan.

1500

6

OSHA refers to frequency as _______.

Incident rate

7

Injuries or accidents that occur repeatedly will continue until the ________ are identified and control measures are implemented.

Root causes

8

___________ is the most basic reason and the source or origin for an accident.

Root cause

9

Incidents of high frequency and high severity should receive the _________ priority.

Lowest

10

_________: avoiding activities that created the risk.

Risk avoidance

11

__________: physically transferring risk to someone else or purchase insurance.

Risk transfer

12

Implementing effective _____________ is the most common method used for risk management.

Control measures

13

Implementing a risk management plan requires ________, __________ and ____________.

Communication

Training

Application

14

The application of the risk management plan takes place ________.

Daily

15

The risk management plan should be reviewed as s whole at least _________.

Once annually

16

The evaluation of a risk management plan compares _______ results to its ______ results.

Desire

Actual

17

Accidents are usually _______ events resulting from unsafe acts and/i.e. conditions.

Avoidable

18

To reduce potential accidents or severity of accidents, the organization must develop an __________.

Accident investigation policy

19

The Health Safety Officer and the Safety and Health Committee will have the _________ authority in accident investigations.

Ultimate

20

Accident investigations should be _______, ________, and directed toward _________, not fault-finding.

Objective

Impartial

Fact-finding

21

During accident investigations, _________ is a prominent human factor.

Human error

22

Workers who fail to control the factors leading to an accident because of _______, _______ or _______ reasons will be involved in accidents more often than other workers.

Mental

Psychological

Physical

23

Organizations can mitigate human error through : (3)

Motivation

Training

Technical revision

24

___________: willful disregard, recklessness, irresponsibility, laziness, disloyalty, uncooperativness, fearfulness. Can be adjusted through counseling, coaching, mentoring, training or discipline.

Improper attitude

25

_____________: misunderstanding, indecision, inexperience, poor training, of failure to recognize potential hazard. Reduced/eliminated through training, coaching, and mentoring.

Lack of knowledge or skill

26

____________: problems of hearing, sight, weight height, illness, allergies, disabilities, intoxication.

Physically unsuited

27

Our ___________ is to provide medical assistance to the affected individual.

First priority

28

_______ and _______ of the individual takes precedence over investigating the cause.

Health

Safety

29

Job-related illnesses or the symptoms of health-related exposures may not become evident for _________ or longer.

Hours, days, weeks

30

It may be more appropriate to enroll the employee in a _________ to document any health changes that may be related to an exposure.

Medical surveillance program