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1

As with all of the positions within the fire service, _____ is always your first priority

Safety

2

Many fire departments utilize _______ to maintain safe work environments

SOPs and standard operating guidelines

3

In most cases, _____were developed to prevent injuries, establish uniformity, and serve as a basic foundation for effective operations at an incident

SOPs

4

_________, regardless of the location in which it is stored, can present a significant safety problem for firefighters.

Heavy equipment

5

As a _______,you can play an important role in influencing future fire apparatus and equipment purchases as well as modifications to existing equipment.

Safety advocate

6

_________ are used by many fire departments, where each seat or riding position represents a specific task or function

Riding assignments

7

Most fire department designate the front passenger seat to the fire apparatus ______

OICOfficer in charge

8

Assign _______are a proactive means to assure that critical functions are assigned to team members prior to arrival

Riding positions

9

Firefighters positioned in the other seats can communicate when they see vehicles attempting to pass the fire apparatus or vehicles hanging back in one of the fire apparatus many_____

Blind spots

10

A _______ Provides a headset and microphone for each rider on the fire apparatus

Vehicle intercom system

11

Paying strict attention to the ________of the incident will keep you ready to initiate Life preserving actions

Tactical benchmarks

12

The more the crew knows about the driver/operator’s roles and responsibilities, the stronger the crew ______becomes

Synergy

13

Educating crewmembers is a major responsibility for any driver operator. You must teach them how to recognize emergency and nonemergency events. In addition, you should help them understand the ______that challenge the driver operator on a regular basis and emphasize that everyone plays a role in maintaining a safe working environment.

Stressors

14

The key to completing a thorough inspection is to develop a routine that allows a driver operator to conduct the inspection ______

The Same way every time

15

_____, such as checklist or inspection sheets, are critical to ensuring the accuracy of inspections

Job aids

16

____are key tools for any preventive maintenance and general service program

Operating manuals

17

The primary mission for a pumper is to supply water to

Attack lines or other units

18

_____are the best sources for retrieving the answers to specific operational questions

Operating manuals

19

Knowing the height and weight restrictions for each fire apparatus is always helpful. This is easily accomplished by_________ So that it is visible to the driver operator and the fire officer in charge of the unit

Displaying the height and weight in the cab

20

Weight added or subtracted will change the handling characteristics of the fire apparatus as well as the ____

Vehicle dynamics

21

All on board systems and all carried equipment should be subject to

Routine inspections

22

Cleaning equipment is another method of

Inspection

23

The operation of fire apparatus and equipment is a critical _____for all firefighters

Life safety issue

24

All drivers must meet the general requirement of_____before they are allowed to operate a fire department vehicle, which includes all apparatus and vehicles operated by the fire department.

NFPA 1002

25

To meet the general requirements of NFPA 1002, the fire department vehicle driver operator must be ______to drive the vehicle that he or she expected to operate

Licensed

26

A ____ensures the driver has met the requirements to operate certain types of commercial vehicles depending on the weight of the vehicle, the number of passengers, and the presence or not of any hazardous materials

CDL

27

NFPA 1002 also requires that driver operators meet the requirements of______for firefighter one, if they will be responsible for operate a fire pump or aerial device on the fire apparatus

NFPA 1001

28

All drivers who will engage in fire suppression should meet the medical requirements specified in ____

Chapter 8 of NFPA 1582

29

Evaluate the effectiveness of the vehicle training program once every

3 years

30

Provide driver training for all members as often as necessary, but no less than ___ a year, with at least one training session to include actual hands-on exercises with the vehicle the member is expected to drive

Twice