Flashcards in Chapter 5 Deck (8)
What is a primary function of a helmet?
To protect the head from impact.
What are some functions of a protective coat and trousers?
Protect the trunk and limbs from burns, corrosive liquids, and cuts and abrasions.
What protects the face and lungs from toxic smoke and products of combustion?
Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, SCBA
Firefighters who wear prescription safety eyeglasses should select frames and lenses that meet ____ for severe exposure to impact and heat.
Intercom/ear protection systems provide a duel benefit because of their ability to reduce the amount of amount of noise the ear is exposed to and ____.
Allow the crew to communicate or monitor the radio.
Which standard requires turnout coats to be made of an outer shell, moisture barrier, and thermal barrier?
Which of the following statements about foot protection is least accurate?
A) Foot protection must fit well.
B) Saftey boots provide good ankle support.
C) Saftey shoes are not necessary for station wear.
D) Foot protection protects from hot embers, nails, broken glass, and other sharp objects.