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1

List the components of Structural Firefighting PPE

 

  • Fire Helmet
  • Flash Hood
  • Protective coat (Bunker coat)
  • Protective Trousers (Bunker pants)
  • Firefighter Gloves
  • Firefighting Boots
  • Eye Protection
  • Hearing Protection
  • Self Contained Breathing Apparatus complete with PASS alarm
  • Face Piece

 

2

What are the main components of SCBA

  • Cylinder
  • Harness
  • Face Piece
  • PASS system

 

3

What is required PPE for operating a chainsaw?

  • Safety Glasses/ Goggles/ Visor
  • Safety boots
  • Safety Helmets
  • Safety gloves
  • Hearing protection
  • Safety pants (bunker)/ chainsaw chaps

 

4

To which pressure does the High Pressure Reducer decrease incoming cylinder pressure

85-110psi

5

What components make up the SCBA Harness?

  • Back Frame
  • Harness
  • Pressure lines
  • Control systems
  • Alarm systems

 

6

How many minutes aer SCBA cylinders rated for?

60minutes

7

What are the 3 components of the Protective Trousers

  • Outer Shell
  • Moisture Barrier 
  • Thermal layer

 

8

What colour helmet does and FFQ wear?

Black with Red/Yello Illumination

 

9

What colour is a Chief's helmet

White

10

What colour is a Firefighter's helmet?

Black with Yellow illumination

11

Define the acronymn IDLH

Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health

12

At a medical aid, why is it imperative to change to clean gloves after patient procedures

Prevents contamination of the patient

13

What colour is an officer's helment

Black with Red illumination

14

What will happen if battries run low on PASS during usage

  • Sensor module will chirp every 2 seconds
  • Green light on console will go out

Actions

  • Exit structure, replace SCBA, tag harness for battery replacement

15

What pressure does the E-Z flow regulator reduce incoming line pressure to?

0.8-1.5psi

16

What does PASS stand for? (SCBA)

Personal Alert Safety System

17

How should Harnesses be stored

With straps fully extended

18

How do you clean the SCBA face piece

  • Mild soap and water
  • air dry
  • Percept Spray
  • air dry

 

19

List the Daily SCBA checks

  1. Inspect cylinder + harness, including air cylinder retention collar for visible damage
  2. Check air cylider pressure
  3. Inspect the high pressure hose for signs of wear or damage
  4. Inspect the high pressure hose coupling for tightness and teflon seal for damage or looseness
  5. Fully open air cylider valve
  6. Check that the pass alarm warns after approximately 20 seconds of non-movement
  7. Check the chest mount console gauge. 300-400psi difference tag and send for repair
  8. Close air cylinder valve
  9. Check the alarming systems function: bleed air from regulator, vibralert should activate at approx 1200 psi
  10. Deactivate PASS
  11. Inspect harness , including hold down clip for wear, damage and cleanliness
  12. Extend and straighten all straps

 

20

List the 3 major limitations of the SCBA system

  • Limitations of Air supply
    • Capacity
    • Pressure
  • Limitations of Equipment
    • visibility
    • mobility
    • communication
  • Limitation of Wearer
    • Physical fitness
    • Agility
    • Emotional stability
    • Experience

 

21

Explain two styles of Controlled  breathing

  • Inhale through nose and exhale through open mouth
  • 4 count deep inhale, Hold 2, 4 count exhale

 

22

Explain Survival breathing

  • Firefighter sidelying
  • a 'few' controlled breaths to increase focus
  • focus on breathing, try to use diaphragm only to inhale
  • 4 in.--> hold 2--> 4 out
  • increase to 4 in--> hold 4-->4 out

 

23

What are the components of WIldland FIrefighting PPE

  • Structural firefighting boots
  • Light weight leather gloves
  • Nomex flash hood
  • Nomex coveralls
  • Safety glasses/ goggles
  • Light weight helmet

 

24

What are 4 respiratory hazards a firefighter will face

  • O2 deficiency
  • Smoke
  • Toxins
  • High temperatures

 

25

Define:

Oxygen Deficient Atmosphere

< 135mmHg or about 18% @ barometric pressure of 740mmHg

26

What effects occur at 17% oxygen

  • Increased volume of respirations
  • Increased Heart rate
  • Reduced night vision capability

 

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28

What is the Correct procedure3 for Donning full fireground protective clothing?

  • Step into the boot/pant assembly
  • pull up pants, place suspenders, close zelcro and snaps on pants
  • pull on flash hood
  • pull on protective voat, ensuring thunbs are through holes of wristlets
  • close front of coat with velcro, snaps and cover flap
  • close neck flap of the coat
  • put on firefighter gloves, ensuring wrist cuff is over the coat wristlets

 

29

When must primary eye protection be worn?

  • Station operations
  • All fireground operations
  • medical operations
  • rescue and vehicle extrication operations
  • inspection in industrial occupancies

 

30

List the forms of primary eye protection

 

  • Safety glasses
  • Safety goggles
  • SCBA facepiece