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Gallons per cubic foot

7.5 gallons per cubic foot

2

Formula for capacity of cylinder tank

C= 6 * Diameter squared * Height

3

Lbs of water in 1 cubic foot

62.5lbs

4

Vehicle definition

Motorized equipment, apparatus or trailer, generally licensed to operate on public right of way in CA

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Industrial equipment definition

wheeled or tracked equipment not licensed to operate on the public right of way.

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Employees who drive/operate City Vehicle/Industrial equipment during authorized training programs and testing situations, remain responsible for the consequences of their actions and proper reporting procedures shall be followed. EXCEPTIONS are for those accidents occurring while:

a. An employee/trainee is in a supervised training environment; and/or b. An employee/trainee is testing new Equipment under direct supervision.

These are training/testing accidents

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Preventable

An accident in which the driver/operator/employee/volunteer was at fault and/or:  could have prevented the accident by utilizing: -defensive driving techniques  -violated City Municipal Code  -violated California Vehicle Code (CVC)

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Accident Category 1

An accident occurring because the driver misjudged clearance or failed to drive defensively.

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Accident Category 2

An accident occurring because the driver was negligent and/or violated City and/or Department Instructions (DI) policies and procedures.

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Accident Category 3

An accident occurring because the driver/operator/employee/volunteer of a City vehicle/industrial equipment, or POV on City business, was under the influence of alcohol, drugs and/or other substances to any degree, per A.R. 97.00 (City Substance Abuse Policy), an approved departmental substance abuse policy and/or an applicable CVC, and/or who has flagrantly, willfully and/or deliberately disregarded safety.

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Non-Preventable accident

An accident in which the driver/operator/employee/volunteer was not at fault or could not reasonably have foreseen or prevented the accident by using defensive driving techniques

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No Vehicle/Industrial Accident

When damage to City Vehicle/Industrial Equipment was the result of intentional damage, vandalism, potholes, road debris, acts of nature, etc.

13

Accident History define

Vehicle and Industrial accident history for 3 consecutive years

14

Intentional dmg define

Deliberate damage which occurs during an emergency response where upon review, it is deemed to be acceptable under the response requirements existing at that time of the accident

15

Risk Management Accident Review Board Liason

Contact person for driver/accident recordkeeping.

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ARC

Accident review chair. Cannot be a direct supervisor. Tie breaker vote.

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ARB

Accident Review Board

18

What is the form number for accidents and who fills it out?

If more than one Driver/Operator/Employee/Volunteer or City Vehicle/Industrial Equipment is involved or contributed to the accident, all parties involved shall complete a separate RM–1551

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RM-1551 forms must be turned in within how long?

24hrs of the accident to the supervisor unless extenuating circumstances

20

How many calendar days does the department have to turn in a copy of RM-1551 to Risk Management?

10 calendar days

21

What accident form does the supervisor fill out and how many days do they have to turn it in?

RM-1555, 7 days to complete and submit documentation of accident packet to appointing authority.

22

Accident preliminary findings has how many days to determine if it was preventable, Non-Preventable or a No Vehicle/Industrial Accident

21 calendar days (guideline) 90 day completion requirement

23

what 3 violations can give you 8 hrs suspension after an accident?

Failure to report an accident Failure to complete and file RM-1555 within time frame Failure to appear before the ARC when directed

24

Where is the final accident discipline noted?

RM-1555

25

LCTYP

Last Consecutive Three Year Period

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Accident review envelope #

RM-361

27

Threats should be reported to who in what time period

reported immediately to a supervisor, division manager or human resources.

28

What GPM do the new foam eductors flow at?

125gpm

29

Max hose lay with 100psi from a foam eductor to nozzle?

300 feet

30

Max hose lay with 75psi from a foam eductor to nozzle?

450 feet

31

Foam % settings for foam eductor?

1/4, 1/2, 1, 3 or 6% and off

32

When are high visibility vests to be worn? ANSI 107 class 2 or class 3 vest

Whenever on the freeway and not fighting fire, involved in vehicle extrication or hazardous materials.

33

helmet magnet colors

red- engine black- truck blue- ems gold- chief purple- staff officers green- specialty

34

how many helmet magnets are issued to each company?

24, 12 sets

35

sea foam to fuel ratio

2 ounces to 1 gallon

36

shelf life of fuel with sea foam

6-9 months (30-60 days without)

37

All gasoline powered equipment shall be stored in what position.

Off or stop position

38

The flare pack holds how many flares?

20

39

License updates are sent to

MS604, Human resources

40

What is the discipline for not wearing a seatbelt?

24hr suspension and discipline for anyone who was aware of the violation and did nothing.

41

how long is equipment to be run on first day back?

Minimum of 10mins

42

What octane fuel is used in small engine equipment?

premium 91 octane (92 department fuel)

43

who disposes of old fuel?

FS23

44

CHP has what authority?

Tell you to relocate your apparatus or leave the freeway CHP is IC on all multi unit incidents

45

CO monitoring elevated levels range

>9 <100

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Appliance malfunction CO procedure 10-100ppm

Turn off, secure gas and notify SDGE, no occupant reentry

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Undetermined CO procedures 10-100ppm

Shut off utilities and notify SDGE, no occupant reentry

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>100 ppm CO monitoring

Notify hazmat and no occupant reentry until cleared by hazmat captain.

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Large scale incident equipment replacement

ICS 213, general message form, signed by your division group supervisor. Submit to supply or logistics equipment manager.

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rescue 42 strut description

Kevlar composite material 26-67inches or 38-103"

51

MCI tarp folding and description

Folded like salvage covers stacked and rolled, 40-45" wide, strapped with highrise hose straps. Yellow, green, red.

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Driver training should be conducted in a...

conducted in a controlled environment to the level of the driver training. More responsibility is put on the supervisor for training accidents.

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first accident offense

Mandatory driving class

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4th driving offense

Mandatory suspension

55

city of SD mission statement

To effectively serve and support our communities

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City of SD vision statement

A world class city for all

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Aerial indicator tape description

5' long x 2" wide, red polypropylene webbing 6" Velcro strap to secure to top rung 3m reflective tape 2" alternating every 12" Sand sewn into bottom for weight

58

Aerial indicator tape placement

left side of top rung placed between 3rd and 4th section of ladder

59

SCBA discrepancies are recorded on?

FDM-9 apparatus maintenance log FDM-16 monthly breathing apparatus test log

60

Water conservation etiquette

If 1min of water flow accomplishes the same as 5-10, conserve water.

61

Policy for washing apparatus

use as little water as possible and where water does not run off.

62

Media Interviews are done by?

IC's, PIO, MAST investigator (these entities can grant privilege to give interviews)

63

Why would you want to empty the tank while driving offroad?

lowers the center of gravity

64

Squad first in rescue situation? The only exception.

Emergency rescue situation only followed by fd7 by the end of the shift to the shift commander through chain of command.

65

ladder chock dimensions

2 sets of 2x4x18 and 4x4x18 connected with sash cord

66

MSA Altair 4x measures what?

Hydrogen sulfide (H2S), O2, CO, LEL (combustible gas)

67

30/30 rule

lightning is seen then heard within 30 seconds, wait 30mins after the storm has passed.

68

Power pole hazard evacuation zone

1 pole length, call SDGE

69

Tru Fuel premix ratio and fuel can colors

50:1/ Red can Grey can/ straight fuel

70

Shelf life of Tru fuel

5 years unopened, 2 years opened. 32ounce can

71

1" webbing color and lengths

Green 5ft

Yellow 12

Blue 15

Orange 20

SDFD Utility strap Red 16"

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Demobilization engineer duty for OOS or delayed discrepancy items?

Send email to SDFDFLEET and attach FDM7, include S number of incident

73

return from strike team unit inspection?

Heavy fleet supervisor arranges for duty mechanic to do 1-2 hour inspection between 0600 and 2000.

74

RIC channel and designator

Lima, "RIC engine/truck #"

75

1" lateral line thread type

Pipe thread

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discontinued wildland thread type

national standard thread

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800mhz direct channels and secondary direct

7,8,9 Oscar, 12P FMAR D

78

Extrication tool specs

28 volt Milwakee 41.6lbs 14.2" spread 176,000 spread force 110,380 cutting force 10,900 pulling force 10,500 operating pressure

79

What damage can having the differential locked cause

if driving and turning on hard surfaces with the differential locked, tire and driveline components such as axels can break.

80

Max slope for a brush rig

40%

81

maximum crank time

15seconds (rest 15 seconds MRx3)

82

amount of PSI needed to release mechanical brake?

80psi

83

ABS light goes off at what MPH

4MPH

84

Regen record form number

FDM 118

85

What is documented on FDM118 and who is it turned into when full?

Regenerations and DEF fluid added. Turn into Logistics Battalion Chief at repair facility when full.

86

How long does a regen take

20-60(regen procedure card) or 45-60(power point)

87

How many levels of Regen

5... 0-4

88

What is the level 1 regen priority

running emergency responses over regen (DPF lamp on solid)

89

How do you interupt a regen

release parking brake

90

What level regen is a priority over emergency responses?

level 2. Out of service. (flashing yellow DPF lamp)

91

What are the requirements of a level 3 regen?

out of service, request mechanic(Flashing DPF lamp and solid yellow check engine lamp)

92

Requirements of a level 4 regen

Pull over, stop vehicle immediately, turn off engine, request mechanic. (flashing DPF lamp, solid yellow and red check engine lamp)

93

commercial vehicle weight

26,001 lbs

94

BAC limit for commercial vehicle

.04

95

code 3 driving operation is

Red Lights (visible 1000ft), siren, valid emergency response.  SDFD also requires

96

SDFD operations policy at controlled intersections

All emergency vehicles will come to a complete stop

97

speed limit in an intersection with a green light

do not exceed the posted speed limit

98

Inclimate weather driving policy

At no time should the posted speed limit be exceeded

99

maximum permissible speed limit travelling opposed traffic

15mph

100

A driver may exceed the speed limit by how many MPH and where

10mph of freeways or highways if favorable conditions are present. (light traffic, good road, good visibility and dry pavement)

101

procedure for congested controlled interdection

discontinue siren use and only procede if drivers voluntarily clear a route

102

When can CHP not make you move your vehicle on the highway

patient contact is made and medical treatment is necessary unless they have greater qualifications

103

Operation for passing a school bus with red lights and stop sign

come to a complete stop, make visual contact with the bus driver, procede when safe at a maximum of 15mph

104

train/trolley tracks crossing arms policy

at no time shall an emergency vehicle go through or around crossing arms while lowered or flashing

105

before apparatus movement the driver must ensure...

all compartment doors are shut, all equipment is secured and all personnel are seatbelted

106

1st offense discipline for category 1, 2, 3 accidents.

(3 year period)

cat 1- 2hr class

cat 2- 8hr class and written reprimand

cat 3- minimum 240hr suspension, 8hr class with possible reassignment, demotion or termination.

107

Post accident procedure. Inform ECDC on 7A with what info?

• 1)  Nature of accident, (injury or non-injury.)

• 2)  Equipment involved and apparatus number.

• 3)  Exact location.

• 4)  Type of assistance needed, (ambulance, tow truck)

• 5)  Extent of damage.

• 6)  Fire Communications will then make the required notifications and or requests  

108

Highrise blower placement for vertical ventilation

ground floor and every 10 floors including 1 placed 2 floors below the effected floors. placed 4-6ft from the doorway, not in the stairwell.

109

Minimum steering tire tread depth

4/32 or 1/8

110

low air alarm range

55-75psi

111

spring brake activates automatically at what low air pressure?

20-45psi

112

brake pad minimum thickness

1/4"

113

Non steering tire minimum tread depth

2/32"

114

Max belt snuggness at the center

3/4" (ref: slide 77 of 2.0 DMV pre-trip inspection)

115

Max steering wheel play

10% or about 2" on a 20" steering wheel

116

max air pressure loss with applied brakes

single axel 2-3psi

combination 3-4psi

(COALS_2016 Bulletin)

(2.0 DMV Pretrip)

117

hand position on steering wheel, brush rig

10 and 2

118

do no exceed __ MPH while driving in 4wd

35MPH

119

Minimum RPM range while driving uphill?

1500-2000

120

Keep governor ___ RPM's below governor whenever possible.

300RPM

121

U turns on a dirt road. Operator should pick a spot with a road visibility of how far?

500ft