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what adresses and minimizes chances of harm by identifying and controlling factors that may lead to injury or death?

incident action plan

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who developed "everyone goes home"?

national firefighters foundation (nfff)

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the nfff 2004 summit established how many initiatives?

16

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under who's supervision do ff's carry out iap?

incident commander

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what website monitors near misses?

www.firefighternearmiss.com

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what year established and by who?

2005/international association of fire chiefs (iafc)

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above based on who's program?

aviation safety reporting system

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4 habits to improve safety of crew?

physically fit/wear seat belts/safety in training/ integrity

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based on 2011 nfff report leading cause of ff death?

cardiac arrest

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percent of deaths between 2007-2011 accounted for cardiac arrests?

41%

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risk factors for cardiac arrest?

obesity/cholesterol/smoking/hx

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nfpa standard for fitness?

nfpa 1583

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nfff recommendations for physical fitness?

regular medical checkups/exercise/eat healthy

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accounts for largest percentage of traumatic deaths?

mvc's

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who has increased risk of mvc's?

volunteers

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over 40% of volunteers die in mvc's in their?

personal vehicles

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section____ of nfpa____regulates driving?

6.2.1/ nfpa 1500

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nfpa____regulates minimum qualification for drivers?

1002

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wearing a _____ can reduce _____ ff deaths annually?

seat belts/8-12

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3 death factors in burning buildings? (ABouT)

asphyxia, burns and trauma

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firefighter fatality retrospective study indicated 82% of fatal fire suppression incidents tallied in the report involved the death of?

single firefighter

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leading factor in single ff deaths?

ineffective ims

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who establishes occupational safety and health administration?

osha

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idlh stands for?

immediately dangerous to life and health

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nfpa 1500/osha regulate idlh with?

2 in 2 out

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2 ff's in idlh should remain in?

verbal and visual contact

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ric stands for?

rapid intervention crew

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ric is defined as?

dedicated crew assigned for rapid deployment to rescue lost or trapped members

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nfpa_____ regulates ric?

1407

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needed to track the identity, assignment and location of all firefighters operating in the scene?

personnel accountability system

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nfpa______ regulates accountability system?

1500

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exception in overriding 2 in 2 out rule?

if there a chance for victim being saved alive

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minimum size of interior work team?

2

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assessment that weighs risks involved vs benefits gained?

risk/benefit analysis

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risk/benefit starts with?

pre-incident plan

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nfpa____regulates incident safety officer?

nfpa 1521

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safety officer reports to?

incident command

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organized structure to assign resources to accomplish stated objectives for incident?

incident command system

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safety officer should report_____ to ic?

hazards

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primary responsibility of safety officer?

identify hazardous situations/dangerous conditions

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who can suspend or alter activities in situation of imminent hazard?

safety officer

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incident safety officer should have minimum?

fire officer 1`

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incident safety officer can develop to provide safety at scene?

incident safety plan

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if incident becomes to large safety officer can establish?

safety unit

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provides rest, rehydration, medical evaluation for extended operation?

rehab

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fire officers should treat every call?

like a actual fire

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at least how many members should have a radio?

1

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nfpa standard for work uniforms?

1975

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when washing turnout gear?

follow manufacturers recomondations

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nfpa standard for infection control?

1581

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important first step w/ exposure?

wash exposed area w/ soap and water

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minimum info for exposures?

how exposure occurred/mode of transmission/entry point/use of ppe/medical follow up and treatment.

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in charge of all accidental incidents in fd?

health and safety officer

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unexpected event that interferes w/ fd operations?

accident

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3 phases of accident investigation?

id and collect physical evidence/interview witnesses/written documentation

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on duty deaths from 1970's-2000's decreased?

30%

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what percent of injuries in 2011 occurred during fire ground operations?

43.5%

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number 1 type of injury?

strains/sprains/muscular pain

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second leading cause of ff fatalities?

traumatic injury

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3rd most common ff fatality?

asphyxiation

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hfac based on navy reports stand for?

human factors analysis and classification

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hfac level1?

unsafe acts

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hfac level 2?

preconditions to unsafe acts (mental, physical, psychological)

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hfac level 3?

unsafe supervision

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hfac level 4?

organizational influences (culture)

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identifies and analyzes exposure to hazards and how to handle exposures w/ regard to health and safety of members?

risk managment