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Completeness and ________ are the cornerstones of any record-keeping system

Accuracy

2

This act was passed to improve public access to government documents.

Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA)

3

How long a record is kept is governed by ________

State Laws

4

The ________ for fire departments outlines which documents, how long records are kept.

Retention Schedule

5

When a record is not listed in the retention schedule, departments are free to determine the ________ for those records.

Schedule

6

________ requests must identify a specific document that currently exists. Departments are not required to research, or produce documents under a FOIA request.

Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA)

7

A good records system should provide complete and ________ information that is easily retrieved and interpreted.

Valid

8

Issues regarding firefighter wellness and fitness continue to be the number one cause of firefighter line of duty deaths with ________ leading the list.

Heart Attacks

9

In ________, the IAFF/IAFC Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Task Force was formed.

1997

10

Valid job descriptions should spell out what are called the ________ for the position (firefighter applicant)

Essential job tasks

11

For a job description to be considered valid and survive a discrimination challenge it must accurately reflect the physical nature of the ________ performed by the employees for which it was written

Actual tasks

12

________ was developed by the IAFC/IAFF Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Task Force that can be utilized for the evaluation of firefighter candidates

CPAT – Candidate physical ability test

13

It is the responsibility of the ________ to educate the medical professional on the physical and medical requirements of the position

Fire department

14

NFPA 1582 Contains medical standards that the ________ can utilize in making a proper recommendation on the medical fitness for duty of a firefighter

Physician

15

_______ are good sources of information concerning records retention and may assist in providing access to retention schedules

Municipal clerks

16

The first step in providing information from records and Data Systems is ensuring that the information provided is ______

valid

17

One of the keys to well informed decision-making is _______________, from multiple sources if available, on which decisions can be based.

gathering sufficient information

18

Increased sick leave usage, higher injury rates with corresponding increases in working, claims, possible early medical stability retirement, and increases the medical insurance claims and premiums can all result from an ________

unhealthy workforce

19

For a job description to be considered valid and survive a discrimination challenge it must _________________by the employees for which it was written

accurately reflect the physical nature of the actual tasks performed

20

Physical ability testing should be designed to test the candidates ability to meet the ___________________. Ability tests become a problem for the organization when they are developed in a manner that artificially inflates the physical demands of the job.

physical demands of the job

21

_____________developed by the IAFC/IAFF Fire Service Joint Labor Management Wellness-Fitness Task Force that can be utilized for the evaluation of firefighter candidates

CPAT – Candidate physical ability test

22

Medical exams are given under the three pretexts:

The candidate who has received a conditional offer must undergo a physical exam prior to beginning work
An existing employee may be required to undergo an annual medical exam to ensure the employee remains fit for duty
And employee may be required to pass an examination before returning to duty after injury

23

the point in establishing a wellness fitness program is to make improvement in the wellness and fitness of employees It is the responsibility of_____________ to educate the medical professional on the physical and medical requirements of the position

the department

24

________ Contains medical standards that the physician can utilize in making a proper recommendation on the medical fitness for duty of a firefighter

NFPA 1582

25

The best way to increase employee ownership in any wellness and fitness program is to:

involve them from the beginning and throughout the program

26

Employees can become involved as well as remain active through the formation of a ____________

health and safety committee

27

______________ can be required because the employee failed a medical examination, was unable to complete a mandatory physical ability test, or is returning from an injury leave.

Employee rehabilitation

28

Chief officers may need to involve their organizations___________ to serve as a liaison among the employee, the employees Physician, and the organization’s occupational physician to monitor treatment and established a path away back to work.

human resources department

29

Knowledge of the employee’s __________ is important when guiding the employee who is seeking help for a mental fitness issue.

employee assistance program