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1

What analysis determines the strengths and weaknesses of the organizations response to an emergency

Post-incident analysis

2

What is a great tool to provide a visual aid in placing the responding units

Site plan

3

What is a piece of data that provides information on weather conditions that may have contributed to fire spread or hampered unit success

Weather reports

4

What is a piece of data that provides information on the actions that were taken to mitigate the incident

Incident action plan

5

What is a piece of data that provides background information on the structure, facility, or occupancy

Pre-incident plan

6

What is a piece of data that provides information on the structure, facility, occupancy, or location based on the impressions of the first arriving officer

Size up

7

What is a piece of data that provides a narrative of the actions of each of the participants as well as the impressions of the witnesses

Interviews

8

What piece of data provides information gathered by the incident safety officer on all safety and health related issues

Incident safety plan

9

What piece of data provides an accurate record of the participants and their time of arrival and release from the incident

Personnel accountability system

10

What is a piece of data that provides accurate dispatch times and transcripts of radio communications at the incident

Communication records

11

Which level of fire officer is responsible for conducting the post-incident analysis according to NFPA 1021

Fire officer II

12

What are three important reasons to conduct a post-incident analysis

Recognize organizational strengths and weaknesses, provide examples for training, and motivate changes in operational policies/procedures

13

The post-incident action plan is not intended to do what

Place blame or fault with any of the participants

14

How does a post-incident analysis differ from a post-incident critique

The post-incident analysis is generally a written report while a post-incident critique is a full activity

15

How can the response time be reduced? Was all available information communicated to responding units? was the response time within the organization's minimum/maximum time criteria? These are all questions that should be asked in the post-incident analysis for what area?

Dispatch

16

Was the initial assignment adequate to mitigate the incident? Was the ICS properly implemented? Was all available information communicated from the incident scene to other responding units? These are all questions that should be asked in the post-incident analysisfor what area?

Initial attack

17

Were additional resources requested in time to be effective? Was a staging area a stab list with a staging officer? Were communications with automatic and mutual aid units and other support resources adequate? These are all questions that should be asked in the post-incident analysis regarding what area?

Subsequent resource assignments

18

How affective where the fire protection systems? Could the systems have been used to better advantage? These are all questions that should be asked in the post-incident analysis regarding what area?

Private fire protection systems

19

Did the activity is sign an incident safety officer? How was personnel accountability conducted? Was 2in/2out placed in operation? These are all questions that should be asked in the post-incident analysis regarding what?

Health and safety

20

Was the property properly secured or turn over to the fire investigator after suppression? This is a question that should be asked in the postincident analysisregarding what

Post fire activity

21

What should occur immediately after termination of the incident and prior to leaving the scene?

Post-incident critique

22

Post-incident critique should always be what in nature?

Positive

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What is the greatest failure of both the post-incident analysis and post-incident critique?

Failure to learn from and apply the results and recommendations