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1

Dirty or contaminated runoff from emergency medical equipment and cleaning and disinfecting
solutions shall be drained into:

a sanitary sewer system or septic system.

2

Roving Bi-Techs will be compensated with ___ Assignment Pay.

RRT

3

Upon any injury of a firefighter, while utilizing protective clothing who shall be notified of the injury as soon as possible?

-Turnout Program Manager

-Resource Division Chief

-Health and Wellness Chief

-appropriate chain of command

4

____ Heavy Rescue /Squad will be assigned to all working 1st Alarm assignments. All greater
alarms will receive additional Heavy Rescue(s).

One

two

5

What is becoming one of the greatest threats to health and wellness in the fire service?

Studies are correlating firefighting and carcinogenic byproduct of combustion are becoming one
of the greatest threats to health and wellness in the fire service.

6

The turnout department will perform one of the two required semi-annual cleanings, each member is also
required to perform a semi-annual cleaning once every twelve months; preferably six months after
the completion of the annual inspection. Once completed, email:

the PPE Inspection Coordinator for official documentation.

7

The following criteria shall be considered when approving an AWR or KDAWR:

• SHIFT CONTINUITY

• RANK, SPECIALTIES, AND/OR ACTING CAPABILITIES, ALS/BLS STATUS

• SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES ON DATE OF TRADE (TRAINING, PHYSICALS ETC.).

8

Discrepancies involving controlled substances

If the discrepancy is found at shift change, what should the off going crew do/not do?

the off-going crew should not leave the station unless the Battalion Chief has been notified and the crew is given permission to leave.

9

If you submit a child 3-17 to the youth firesetter program, contact with that family will be made within what time frame?

within 48 hours (business hours) of receipt of the electronic form.

10

Personnel must agree to remain in the Special Operations Division for not less than ____ years.

Three

11

Any station accepting household hazardous waste shall immediately request assistance from:

BC152, the Special Operations Division Chief, and/or the Hazardous Materials Response Team through the Phoenix Regional Dispatch Center at 602-262-7496.

12

GFD GRANT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

If you propose a grant you are the "Grant Proposer" who shall you speak with to discuss the idea?

Grant Proposer discusses the project with their Division Head

13

The Fire Chief hereby prohibits all firearms where?

-on the premises of any fire station, including fitness
rooms, conference rooms, etc.

14

What is any approved work-related item(s) worn or displayed on a person with the intent to designate and identify the person as an employee/representative of the GFD, while conducting the business of the GFD.

In general, a uniform

15

LOST, STOLEN or DAMAGED CITY PROPERTY G.O has two forms which one is described below?

This report shall be used for all equipment that has been lost or damaged, regardless of value,
excluding office supplies and fire staff and apparatus vehicles. The GFD “Lost or Damaged
equipment” report contains specific information that is tracked by Support Services.

Glendale Fire Department “Lost or Damaged Equipment” report:

16

Once the attending physician (automatic on the second visit) has been assigned, there are three ways
to make a change:

1. The attending physician, along with TPA approval, refers the injured employee to another physician.

2. The TPA approves a request to change physicians.

3. Upon written application from the injured employee, the Industrial Commission of Arizona (ICA) approves a change of physicians. Remember, you can only be assigned and treated by one physician at a time.

17

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

Contact with a patient’s blood, or body fluid visibly contaminated with blood, creates the greatest risk of transmitting certain diseases, such as:

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

AIDS/HIV.

18

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

To minimize the risk of exposure, Glendale Fire Department will provide:

-necessary personal protective equipment (PPE)

-the proper cleaning facilities

-necessary cleaning and disinfecting supplies.

19

STATION INSPECTIONS

What is all included in the station inspection?

general readiness, appearance and function of:

-station personnel
-equipment
-buildings/grounds
-records

20

The Immediate Supervisor must be notified of all injuries occurring, prior to:

the end of the work day.

21

CITIZEN OBSERVER PROGRAM

For ride a long's the citizen observer shall sign the waiver of liability, what must the the company officer do with regards to that waiver?

-The citizen observer must complete the “Waiver of Liability” form in the presence of the company officer.

-That form will be filed in the Company Log Book and attached to the activity sheet for the date of the ride.

22

An __________ is defined as an injury or illness arising out of, and in the course of, City of Glendale (COG) employment

industrial injury

23

High profile incidents that involve extensive media coverage will require notification.

After being notified by the PIO, the Fire chief or designee will then notify who?

-City Manager

-Mayor

-the affected Council Member based on the district which the incident is located.

24

In regards to the health center physical status, if your Dr. and the Health center Dr. can't agree on you a third party medical evaluation will be completed. The cost will we shared equally by the employee and GFD and the medical opinion will be based on what NFPA standard?

This medical opinion will be based on NFPA 1582 requirements.

25

It is against regulations for anyone to wear a uniform off duty unless:

the off-duty function is sanctioned by the department

26

If you must reimburse the city/dept. for your personal use of a city cell phone what are the rates for regular cell and smart phone?

$.06 per minute for cell phones

$.16 per minute for smart phone and similar device.

27

Notification of any changes to an approved AWR is the responsibility of BOTH the requestor and the employee who agrees to fill the AWR. Changes to a set AWR must be e-mailed to:

the respective Shift Commander for approval.

28

A safe haven babies parent would not be charged with any crime if what criteria is met?

• The infant is unharmed.

• The parent or agent of a parent does not express intent to return for the child.

• The Safe Haven provider reasonably believes that the child is 72-hours old or younger.

29

If protective clothing is contaminated with blood or body fluids:

-place in Bio Hazard bag
until members are able to return to the station to immediately launder and decontaminate.

30

What are Job classifications with occupational exposure?

Paramedics, EMTs

31

Initially, a Heavy Rescue / Squad will be assigned to all 3-1 assignments within __ miles of the
apparatus. A Squad can also fill the extrication requirement for 962’s.

5

32

Who is responsible to ensure employees and representatives under their direction maintain
their uniform items in compliance with set expectations.

Supervisors are

33

Probationary firefighters that are new hires and not lateral transfers will not be scheduled /
approved for full and/or partial overtime on emergency response vehicles until they _____________ & ____________.

have successfully completed their first two rotations and approved by the Training Division.

34

What uniform article will be in Helvetica Bold italicized font?

The individual’s name shall be printed in upper and lower case on the front left chest with letters 3/8" high or 36pt. in Helvetica Bold italicized font.

35

Initial contact for arranging scheduled riding activity shall be through the:

Operations Division or shift commander's office.

36

40 HOUR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENT SWORN ASSIGNMENTS will be a minimum of what time?

Assignments are filled for a minimum of 2 years.

37

Fire Department Identification and Security Cards are to be worn when?

carry their identification card and authorized badge while on duty, with the exception of those in assignments that may preclude the carrying of these items, at the discretion of their immediate supervisor.

38

From a risk management standpoint, increased levels of CRF (cardio-respiratory fitness) reduce the risk of:

heart disease, injuries and death.

39

Who is responsible for Auditing compliance with the Controlled Substances/ALS Medications Procedures
General Order?

The EMS Division

40

The COG ________ Program is designed to provide alternative work assignments for
employees unable to perform their normal work assignments due to an injury or illness.

Modified Duty

41

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The infectious exposure form is located where?

-on the IPADS via ZOI.

-The exposure forms are available on the Forms and Documents section on the Intranet page if ZOI is unavailable.

42

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

All forms will be filled out as completely as possible and forwarded, through the chain of command, to:


the Personnel Chief.

43

Household hazardous waste intake will be treated as:

an incident.

44

All off-roster overtime must be emailed to the _____________ email box.

GFDPayroll@glendaleaz.com

45

When an AED is utilized that is not the property
of the COG or GFD, crews on scene should attempt to obtain the following information:

The name of responsible party (RP) for AED

46

DEPARTMENT MANUALS

Who has the responsibility to conduct an annual review of the Glendale Fire Department General Orders, Volume 1 to insure policy and procedures are current?




It shall be the responsibility of the Personnel Division manager:

47

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

After considering all available information relating to a citizen complaint the investigator shall make a determination. Read the sentence below and match it to the correct determination.

"The fact finding produced information insufficient to prove or disprove the facts of the allegation."

Not Sustained

48

The on-duty PIO will respond to an incident after:

-being dispatched by alarm

-special called by the highest-ranking officer at the scene

-called/paged by responding media

-at his/her own discretion.

49

__________ duty allows approved personnel to work in a restricted capacity, for an assigned
area or division of the Fire Department, while they recover from a non-work-related injury

Accommodated

50

If the wait time for the epcr chart fax is excessive (__ minutes or greater) and effects that company’s out of service time, advise the charge nurse that the EMS chart has been faxed.
The company can then place itself back in service.

10

51

GFD GRANT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

If City Council action is required, The department’s Council Liaison starts the agenda process. This starts the arrangement for what actions?

arranging for Budget, City Attorney and other necessary endorsements needed for the item.

52

Gloves must be worn when treating any patient and when Fire Department personnel have cuts or
abrasions. Spare gloves shall be kept where?

in your uniform

the EMS box

fanny packs

on the apparatus

53

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

What Initiates an investigation into the potential for infection and determines the course of action to follow?.

Reporting the exposure

54

This is normal wear for all emergency
response personnel and approved uniformed civilian personnel, except when engaged in activities
noted as requiring other uniforms.

Fatigue Uniform – Approved Pants

55

HAZARDOUS CLEANUP RESPONSE AND SUPPORT

Who is our CLEAN-UP CONTRACTOR?

Environmental Response, Inc. (ERI) – (480) 967-2802
This number is answered 24-hours a day.

56

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The mode of transmission for Measles is?

Respiratory droplets to mucous membranes

57

LEAVE AND LEAVE PROCESSES

When there appears to be a discrepancy
between employee’s record of leave hours and the City’s official record, the employee shall notify
their supervisor; or if assigned to a 52-hour shift schedule, they shall notify:

their respective Shift Commander immediately.

58

It is abandonment, by law, for a parent or agent of a parent to leave an infant with a safe haven
provider that is over 72-hours old. However, if this occurs, in addition to the actions stipulated
above, the company officer shall:

• Not attempt to detain the parent.

• Gather background information concerning the infant (intent, medical condition, name, etc.).

• Request a police officer

59

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

Pursuant to A.R.S. 41-1351, complaints found to be non-sustained will be retained __ years from the calendar year completed.

2

60

If a FF must be pulled off the truck due to a health issue recognized at their physical, how would that process work (specifically who makes the final call)

-the Health Center Physician will recommend removal from active duty

-The Health Center Physician will notify the Health and Wellness Chief, or designee

-The Health and Wellness Chief, or designee, will place the member on an accommodated duty schedule, or the member may opt to use their accrued personal leave, until further testing

61

New employees may become eligible for evaluation of paramedic skills by the EMS Division upon:

completion of the training academy, and six months field evaluation as a firefighter

62

AED COLLECTION AND REPLACEMENT (AFTER USE)

A COG AED falls into one of two categories, what are they?

1. A Glendale Fire Department (GFD) AED assigned to the Fire Department.

2. An AED owned by COG and located in a city fixed facility or assigned to a city employee other than a Fire Department employee.

63

When should Command turn over jurisdiction of the fire to the Investigator?

as soon as possible after
the fire is stabilized.

64

TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

At the end of the physical examination, the Physician will provide a tier rating based on the member’s:

-body fat percentage
-blood pressure
-blood sugar
-metabolic equivalent (MET).

65

E159 will be constant staffed with a minimum of
Four _________ personnel (Bi-Techs)

TRT/HAZMAT

66

Final timecard adjustments for 40 hour employees after approval must be completed by _____ a.m. on Monday.

10:00

67

HAZARDOUS CLEANUP RESPONSE AND SUPPORT

The Incident Commander may deem it necessary to have sand delivered to assist in controlling
or minimizing the hazard. The Incident Commander can contact who to get it?

Materials Control from 7:00 AM- 4:00 PM, on weekdays,

or

the Streets Department representative after 4:00 PM on
weekdays, weekends, and holidays.

68

The condition of all rope shall be inspected on a ________ basis.

weekly

69

Match the Tier with the what to do sentence

What do I need to do based on my Tier category?

(A) - Follow the medical requirements prescribed to return to active duty as quickly as possible.

(B) - Participate in some lifestyle changes.

(C) - Keep up the good work.

(D) - Intervention is required based on the medical recommendation.


(A) Tier 4

(B) Tier 2

(C) Tier 1

(D) Tier 3

70

Employees will be limited to a total of ____ vacation shifts in the first round of vacation selection.

ten (10)

71

Examples of actions that
can assist the investigator include:

-The floor should be covered (especially the area of origin) if ceiling or wall material
must be pulled prior to the investigation.

• If wall board must be pulled to check for extension, consider pulling the opposite
side of the wall where there is less damage. Insurance companies have as much interest in knowing the true cause of the fire as we do and are generally acceptable of any procedure that may benefit obtaining it.

• All structural contents such as furniture, mattresses, and clothing should not be
moved until the investigator has made the determination that it will not impede the
investigation.

72

If a LOCK OUT / TAG OUT kit is unavailable or unable
to be applied, what must happen?

a crew member must be staged at the electrical or mechanical source main shut off
and act as a physical LOCK OUT / TAG OUT throughout Fire Department operations

73

An employee who cross shift bids: The employee may be afforded the opportunity to select vacation on their new shift. The parameters for the vacation selection shall be determined by the:

Operations Chief, or designee,

74

Brush Pants are REQUIRED TO BE WORN OVER
FATIGUE SHORTS/PT SHORTS while on scene of what incidents?

incidents involving trauma or where there is a potential of body fluid-to-skin contact.

For example, auto accident, code,
shooting, stabbing, cutting, staging for PD, etc.

75

Roving homes will be put out to bid annually in what month?

July

76

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The Industrial Commission of Arizona requires the following procedure in accordance with A.R.S.
23-1043.02, whenever a SIGNIFICANT exposure occurs:

To reduce the number of supervisory personnel who
may review the exposure, personnel may wish to hand deliver or email the infectious exposure
form directly to:

the Health and Wellness Chief

77

GFD GRANT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

After the grant proposer and division chief take the grant proposal to the Assistant chief, what will the assistant chief then do?

Assistant Chief takes the proposed project to the Executive Team for discussion. If approved, the
project is returned to Division Head with authorization to proceed.

78

A partial shift is defined as ___ hours or less.

16

79

VACATION CANCELLATIONS – Planned Vacation and Unscheduled Vacation

What is the process for cancelling Planned Vacation and Unscheduled Vacation?

e-mail or call the Shift Commander to request
cancellation of vacation leave no later than one shift prior to the shift being cancelled.

80

The use of fabric softeners on turnouts could:

Fabric softeners are oil based and can contribute to fabric flammability.

81

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

After considering all available information relating to a citizen complaint the investigator shall make a determination. Read the sentence below and match it to the correct determination.

"The facts alleged are completely false; fact finding shows no grounds for action."

Unfounded

82

Unless unavoidable, bunker pants shall not be worn:

on EMS calls, in the customer’s home or business.

83

Does a KDAWR require immediate supervisor approval?

Although a KDAWR does not require the immediate supervisor’s approval, the supervisor must
be notified about the trade so that they may adjust their schedules for training

84

Employees who cross shift bid who have not successfully bid, or had the opportunity to bid, on a new Kelly Day slot will be assigned a new Kelly Day slot by __________.

the Deployment Committee.

85

When a Glendale Fire Department member is between 10-11.9 METS for the first time, they have 3 months to get their METS to 12 or greater.

If after another 3 months they still show no signs of improvement, what will start?

a progressive discipline process will start.

86

The use of _______ & _______ is required during the cleaning process of protective clothing and fire equipment.

EMS gloves and N95 mask

87

The Glendale Fire Department will provide youth firesetter intervention education to youth firesetters (ages__-__) and who else?

3-17

their families who reside in the City of Glendale, or any neighboring city, in order to decrease incidents of youth firesetting.

88

Work injury
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

As soon as possible e-mail an informational message. This will provide notice to the appropriate personnel that an injury has occurred and to expect further details. Do not send the Employee Injury Form with this informational e-mail. In the body of the message provide the following information:

.

1. Employee’s complete name and home phone number

2. Date, time, and location that injury occurred

3. Name of facility or hospital where treatment was sought

89

For security reasons, when any uniform items are no longer serviceable, they shall:

be destroyed by the department.

90

The standard Special Operations training calendar consists of the following:

Sixteen (16) training sessions at three hours each (every ____day or _____day, depending on the discipline).

Monday or Tuesday

91

In the event of an industrial injury: Steps to take?

• The employee, or their supervisor, must notify CorVel Advocacy 24/7 registered nurse ASAP

• If the injury requires immediate treatment, the employee shall be transported to the nearest appropriate emergency department.
-Tox emergency: Good Sam
-Burn emergency: County Burn

• For less immediate injuries requiring medical attention the employee may go to the following facilities:
-Banner TB clinic
-Banner Estrella clinic
-Banner Good Sam Clinic

92

What score indicates a greater level of cardio-respiratory fitness (CRF).

A greater METs

93

What appropriate personal protective equipment shall be available in the station clean room?

1. Splash-resistant eyewear/plastic goggles - available through Resource Management

2. Cleaning gloves/non-sterile patient encounter gloves

3. Fluid-resistant clothing/sleeves

94

What sanitizer will kill most viruses, bacteria, TB, fungus, MRSA and Norovirus? It meets blood borne pathogen standards for decontaminating blood and body fluids.

ready-to-use intermediate disinfectant cleaner with a 60 second contact time

95

All personnel will have online access to enter their hours; track sick, vacation leave and holiday
special balances (including compensatory time). Additional benefits to online access include:

-elimination of paper timesheets

-the ability for supervisors to track and approve employee time online.

96

Rank and title shall be place in a straight line above the maltese in what font?

NEW CENTURY SCHOOL BOOK BOLD Font.

97

Citizen observers will be scheduled from _____ to ____hours only.

0800 to 2200

98

When the Glendale Fire Department responds to an incident in which a COG AED is used, the
responding unit shall notify:

the Glendale Fire Department AED Program Manager

or/and

the on-duty Battalion Chief or Shift Commander and the EMS Division.

99

Who will act as a liaison between the police department and the fire department to provide a seamless interface between both groups?

SWAT paramedics

100

Each Glendale Fire Department apparatus shall have a designated bin stocked with __ “Clean and
Critique” individual wipes.

20

101

Protective clothing shall be inspected for contaminants after ______ and cleaned when dirty/contaminated, a minimum of _______, or more often if subjected to use or contamination.

each use

twice a year/cleaned a minimum of once every six months

102

All probationary firefighters and lateral transfers with less than one year can be scheduled to work
________________, but they will be directly supervised while working _________ overtime.

Special Event overtime during their probation

Special Event

103

What disinfection level destroys Mycobacterium tuberculosis, vegetative bacteria, most viruses, and most fungi, but does not kill bacterial spores, such as B. anthracis (anthrax) spores?

Intermediate-level disinfection

104

All firefighters will be trained in the use of the OATH acronym, what does OATH mean?

O= one pull/tug = OK
A= two pulls/tugs = advance line
T= three pulls/tugs = take up slack
H= four pulls/tugs = Help

105

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

For significant HIV exposure, the employee must contact:

-Banner Pep line

-on duty Glendale ICO \

(both for possible prophylactic treatment)

106

The purpose of this program is to assist in decontaminating soot and other carcinogens from
personnel's skin prior to leaving the scene of a fire incident using disposable wipes

“Clean and Critique” Program

107

Special event Scheduled personnel using sick leave must contact the SE program manager or scheduling
secretary prior to _____ p.m. on the day of the event. If contact is unsuccessful, call the scheduled event captain, or ________________. Contacting who would be the last resort?

12:00

the shift captain on E158

Contacting the on-duty BC/ISO will be the
last resort.

108

Spills in excess of 10 gallons of Diesel or 30 gallons of Gasoline or of any amount of a non-petroleum based hazardous material, require the dispatch of who?

Hazardous Materials Response Team, in addition to BC152.

109

DEPARTMENT MANUALS

It shall be the responsibility of the company officer:

-To account for all manuals at the beginning of each shift.

-To insure all crewmembers are familiar with the established policies and review with them new policy or policy changes.

110

The minimum number of sick hours that a 52-hour field shift employee must utilize at a time is __ hours.

8

111

Constant staffing will be filled by:

the Shift Commander or their designee

112

The Primary PIO will coordinate media training for Captains and Chiefs at a minimum of:

once per year.

113

Can I protest my TIER score?

Yes. Submit written documentation via email to the __________, or designee, within __ days of your completed physical. Documentation must include: Name, date of physical, tier score received, and an explanation why you believe a different score is justified. For the review to begin, a release of medical records form may be required.

Health and Wellness Chief

7

114

The standard Special Operations training calendar consists of the following:

In addition to the 16 three hour training sessions each year in Mondays and Tuesdays, what additional training will be conducted annually?

two joint training exercises will be conducted annually. Company members will be required to attend all other department training including ladder training.

115

What article(s) of PPE Shall be worn at all times whenever splashes, spray, spatter or droplets of blood, potentially infectious body fluids, or airborne contaminates are expected to be generated. The
appropriate mask, eye protection or face shield, and disposable sleeves shall be used in
these situations.

Masks (N95),

Eye Protection,

Disposable Sleeves

116

Who is responsible for the oversight and supervision of the entire CQI process and communicating with all the EMS participants?

The Glendale Fire Department EMS Division

117

FLAGS ON APPARATUS

All flagstaffs shall be what size?

All flagstaffs shall be 29 inches in length, 3/8 inches in diameter and black in color.

All flag staffs shall be mounted to the diamond plate with a bendable, heavy duty, stainless steel antenna spring.

118

While on duty, tattoos may only be displayed on the _____ & ____ while in uniform

arms and legs

119

Firefighters should eliminate the exposure of firefighting activities as soon as possible by removing:

the exposure of the contaminated gear.

120

Where would the company officer list the the fire cause for one that did not require an investigator?

The company officer is responsible for the completion of an accurate Field Incident Report (F.I.R.) and Field Incident Comment (F.I.C.) to document the fire cause.

121

In reference to the "clean and critique program, Who has the responsibility to complete and submit the proper exposure report and RFS for the incident number with the quantity of replacement wipes needed?

It is every fire department member’s responsibility to complete and submit the proper exposure
report and RFS for the incident number with the quantity of replacement wipes needed. RFS will
be used for tracking and re-order purposes.

122

Accommodated Duty assignments are not automatic and must be initiated by an employee request. All requests for accommodated duty will come through __________________ to the _____________ Chief for approval and assignment.

the employee's chain of command

Health and Wellness Division

123

Using soap cleansers may damage turnouts by?

Do not use soap cleansers. Soap fats will contribute to flammability and clog the permeability of breathable moisture barriers.

124

What may cause deviation from the constant staffing listing?

special requirements may cause
deviation from the overtime listing.

125

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

After considering all available information, the investigator will make one of the following determinations:

1. Unfounded

2. Not Sustained

3. Partially sustained

4. Sustained

5. Exonerated

126

LOST, STOLEN or DAMAGED CITY PROPERTY G.O has two forms which one is described below?

This report shall be used, in addition to the GFD “Lost or Damaged Equipment” report for all equipment that has been lost or stolen, with a value greater than $50.00, excluding office supplies and fire staff and apparatus vehicles. The COG “Lost or Stolen City Owned Property” report shall require a value to be assigned to the equipment and a Glendale Police
Department D.R. number.

City of Glendale “Lost or Stolen City Owned Property” report:

127

If a COG AED was used it should be transported where?

If possible, the COG AED should be transported to the receiving facility with the patient.

128

Nomex Jump Suit shall be worn by:

Shall be worn by members of

-Fire Investigations

-H.A.L.O.

-Special Operations Unit
(HazMat Response Team and Technical Rescue Team)

-This is also authorized for staff positions and on duty WDC/BC/ISO during on duty activities or in training.

129

What level of disinfecting destroys all forms of microbial life, except high numbers of bacterial spores?

High-level disinfection

130

What article of turnouts should never soaked in 30 gallon containers?

Liners should NEVER soak in the following manner.

131

Requirements for a KDAWR are that it is:

ALS for ALS, and BLS for BLS only.

132

GFD GRANT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES

The Grant Proposer and their Division Head will take the proposal to who?

their Assistant Chief

133

BRUSH PANTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE WORN OVER FATIGUE SHORTS/PT SHORTS When?

-while on scene of incidents involving trauma

-where there is a potential of body fluid-to-skin contact.

134

GFD QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN CQI PROCESS

Who has the responsibility to Implement, monitor, and evaluate the CQI System, including requirements described in (I)?

CQI Analyst/EMS Coordinator

135

ACCEPTING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

Examples of materials, which could present safety hazards, are:

materials found in the D.O.T. Emergency Response Guidebook or any unknown material.

Personnel may contact BC152 or the Hazardous Materials Team to verify if a material is considered hazardous.

136

40 hour employees must have all time entered in the time and labor system by _____ a.m. on Friday
the week of close of pay.

10:00

137

An employee CAN deny a FULL OT opportunity after _____ without having the denied hours added to their total.

0830

138

FIRE STATION FACILITIES

EMERGENCY REPAIRS: AFTER HOURS - WEEKENDS - HOLIDAYS:

The station captain will report these to who?

The Station Captain shall report the needed emergency repair to the on-duty Battalion Chief

139

1. All firefighters will be trained in tying the following knots:

a. Figure eight knot
b. Bowline knot
c. Snap bowline knot
d. Clove hitch
e. Half hitch
f. Becket or sheet bend
g. Safety knot.

140

If a public request for information is made, the request must go through:

the chain of command.

141

Lengths of rope: ___’ on Engines.
___’ and ___’ on Ladder and Ladder Tender.

150'

150' and 200'

142

Squads will provide vital support for companies operating on the fire ground and a ____________ in the event of a lost or injured firefighter.

tactical reserve

143

Who responsible for compliance of ALS only access to our drug boxes?

The Company Officer will be responsible for compliance of ALS only access.

144

If an employee denies a partial OT opportunity at any time, the hours denied will be:

be added to their total OT hours.

145

ANNUAL INSPECTION PROCESS
Usually designated pick-ups will take place on what days?

Mondays

146

Heavily soiled garments (greater than ___%),

35%

147

Per the manufacturer, _ pint or __ ounces of Micro-Blaze® should be added to the 2 1/2 gallon
pressurized water extinguisher.

1 pint or 16 ounces

148

The personal safety rope is to be used for:

1. Hoisting tools and equipment

2. As a tether line for search and rescue

The rope is intended to be used during firefighting operations only. The rope is not intended to
be used for towing, hanging equipment or repelling.

149

Who is the final authority on all department general orders?

The Fire Chief is the final Authority on all department General Orders. The date the Fire Chief
signs the General Order is the effective date of the General Order.

150

Support Response Vehicles such as Utility Trucks, Command Vans, Rehabilitation Trucks or other
response vehicles that fall under this classification shall be constant staffed with one person. These
vehicles may be out of service for up to____ consecutive hours due to departmental need or
department member’s personal emergency.

four

151

After first and second vacation picks have been scheduled, guidelines will be established
for a third selection. The purpose of the third choice is:

to assist employees in managing their vacation accrual

152

Patient Care Report Reviews

What charts will always be looked at by the CQI process?

All code arrests

All "do not resuscitate" cases

All Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) Cases

All RAMPART Cases

153

Any employee who has worked 72 continuous hours must have a minimum of __ hours off before returning to shift work. During this __-hour period, employees
are only eligible to work _________ overtime.

24

24

special events

154

EMS DISPOSABLES

If you do not have what you
need in your station supplies, who should you contact first and how? If it is a critical piece of equipment, then a phone call directly to:

send an RFS to GFD resource management as soon as possible.

resource management is
warranted. (623-930-6097)

155

Per the CDC, on any given day, about one in __ hospital patients has at least one healthcareassociated
infection

25

156

Anyone under 40 must meet or exceed how many METS to be Tier 1?

> 14.0

157

Members of the Squad/Heavy Rescue will be cross trained and provided with the proper equipment to
manage the following incidents:

-Hazardous Materials
-Technical Rescue
-WMD
-EMS
-Fire Incidents within the established Automatic Aid System currently used throughout the valley

158

A Safe Haven provider is defined as:

a fire fighter or an EMT that is on duty

or

a staff member at a hospital or outpatient treatment center.

159

FIRE STATION FACILITIES

EMERGENCY REPAIRS: AFTER HOURS - WEEKENDS - HOLIDAYS:

Should the Battalion Chief determine that the repair cannot wait to be handled during regular working hours, the Battalion Chief shall

report the emergency repair to Support Services (Facilities Program
Manager @ 623-249-8733) and C 716, if appropriate (623 934-7551).

This emergency repair request
shall be followed up with e-mail to the Support Services Division Chief, or designee, for documentation and follow-up.

160

The employee shall immediately report all work-related injuries to their immediate supervisor no later than the end of the shift, whether or not medical treatment is needed. If a non-emergency injury becomes apparent after the shift has been completed, the EMPLOYEE
must:

-call the CorVel Advocacy 24/7 registered nurse

-contact their immediate supervisor

-complete an Employee Injury Form at the first available opportunity.

161

INFECTIOUS DISEASE PREVENTION &
DISINFECTION PROCEDURES

Food produces toxins when it stands at room temperature for ____ hours before being eaten.

four

162

The drug box inspection must completed no later than what time?

1000

Unless extenuating circumstances exist (i.e., call volume, out of service training etc.).

163

The Hazardous Materials Response Teams (E157 & HM157) will be constant staffed with a
minimum of One ___ Medic and Three _____Technicians.

TOX

HAZMAT

164

Upon any injury of a firefighter, while utilizing protective clothing; the ______________ must be notified immediately.

immediate supervisor

165

TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

Tier 4 Blood pressure is?

> 160/110

166

Who's responsibility is it to initiate personal
protective when treating patients and handling food?

the member

167

If a body is found inside your fire as command, who has the responsibility to identify and remove said body from the scene?

The Glendale Police Department is responsible for the identification and removal of all bodies from the fire scene.

168

Requests for Unscheduled Vacation can be submitted no earlier and within ___ days prior to the shift requesting to be off.

Nine (9)

169

What is the term for the destruction, loss, or material alteration of evidence or potential evidence by an act or omission of a party in pending or future litigation?

Spoliation

170

For a fire that did not require an investigator, in addition to the incident number Command should always give that victim what?

Victims shall also be given a copy of the G.F.D. “After The Fire” brochure to assist them.

171

Each extractor washing machine has a max capacity of __ components or two sets of protective clothing that can be laundered at one time. Liners shall be removed
from the outer shell and turned inside out and should be washed together.

4

172

The company officer is required to
visually inspect protective clothing garments ________ this does not take the place of mandatory
annual inspections and semi-annual cleanings.

monthly

173

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

Pursuant to A.R.S. 41-1351, Complaints found to be sustained will be retained for __ years from the calendar year completed.

5

174

Standard on Fire Department Infection Control Program, 2015 Edition

What NFPA number is the above standard?

NFPA 1581:

175

If an ALS Captain goes through an official ISO selection process and is selected to fill the ISO
assignment as their assignment, they will not be roved out to fill ALS assignments unless the following 2 actions do not fill all of the ALS assignments.

• The unflagged overtime list of ALS personnel has been exhausted and three “ALL CALLS” are completed, if there are remaining ALS assignments to be filled the ALS ISO is roved to a responding truck assignment.

• If there are remaining ALS assignments at 0930 on the respective shift, the ALS ISO is roved to a responding truck assignment

176

GFD QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Emergent issues are issues that contributed to a negative patient outcome, grossly inappropriate behavior, or issues with potential threat to public
health and safety should be handled within how many days?

Within 7 Days *with goal of
reducing to 3 days when report
routing/filing system is updated

177

According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC) this thing is the single most important means of preventing the spread of infection?

hand washing before and after contact with patients

178

Obtaining the identification of witnesses can be critical to how the subsequent investigative process is conducted. Who should handle this important task if on-scene?

If police officers are at the scene, command may request them to obtain such
information and identification for fire investigators,

but

if police officers are unable to
comply with the request (as the result of other circumstances which may take precedence) command retains this responsibility.

179

What WILL REDUCE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, AND MAY CAUSE/CONTRIBUTE TO FIREFIGHTER ILLNESS OR INJURY?

IF PROTECITVE CLOTHING IS NOT CLEANED, CONTAMINATION

180

Work injury
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

Arrange transportation for the employee to the appropriate facility for evaluation and
treatment. If the employee is transported to an emergency room for any reason, you must
assure the employee receives a _________ prior to leaving the facility.

work status report

181

Winter Jackets shall have the paramedic patch on what side of the jacket?

the right side

182

Who will conduct a fire station inspection on an annual basis?

The assigned station chief (Battalion Chief) will conduct a fire station inspection on an annual basis.

183

HAZARDOUS CLEANUP RESPONSE AND SUPPORT

When an RP cannot be located, or is unwilling to take responsibility, the on-duty Special Operations Safety Officer (BC152) or ________, will arrange for
cleanup with the:

Incident Commander

City of Glendale’s Hazardous Material Cleanup Contractor.

184

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The Industrial Commission of Arizona requires the following procedure in accordance with A.R.S.
23-1043.02, whenever a SIGNIFICANT exposure occurs:

Employee must be tested or diagnosed as HIV positive within ___ months after the exposure.

eighteen (18)

185

Fill in the blanks

What do I need to do based on my Tier category?

Tier __ - Intervention is required based on the medical recommendation.


3

186

What is beneficial in limiting the duration of firefighter exposure to toxic carcinogens?

studies have shown that proper use of the SCBA and a gross decontamination process are beneficial in limiting the duration of firefighter exposure to toxic
carcinogens

187

Brush pants are NOT to be worn when?

-as fatigue wear inside the station

-in public places outside the station while not on calls. (For example, bunkrooms, dayroom, kitchen or stores, Fire Department functions, Fire Administration, etc.)

188

If accepting hazardous waste, what five things about the product will need to be relayed to incoming units/alarm room?

type of material

packaging

amount

physical state of the material (solid, liquid, or gas)

condition of the container.

189

PERSONAL SAFETY ROPE

On what day shall the ropes be removed from the storage bags inspected for damage as stated above in “Reasons for removing rope from
service” and aired out to prevent mildew and kink

Last Saturday of the

190

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the “Clean and Critique” program, please contact
the:

Health and Wellness Division.

191

Who shall manage the use and proper re-stocking of disposable EMS supplies?

The company officer

192

Brush Pants may be worn when what is needed?

added visibility

added abrasion protection

and/or

added body fluid-to-skin protection is desired

193

FIRE SCENE INVESTIGATIONS

If there is no responsible party at the scene, what should be done with the completed Notification of Property Release form?

If there is no responsible party at the scene, post the completed form
at the front entrance to the property and take a photo of the posting.

194

AWR requests are made using the “shift trade off” feature in the TeleStaff system and must
be completed prior to _____ hours of the shift prior to the trade date.

1200

195

Civilian Non-uniformed employees wear what?

Civilian non-uniformed employees and representatives will wear business attire or business casual
as approved by supervision

196

The Travel Request & Reimbursement Form must be submitted within __ calendar days after the travel is completed and must be signed by both:

30

the traveler and their supervisor

197

What will substitute as a signature
in accessing the drug box in accordance with ADHS regulations

The PIN will

198

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

Each complaint received can be seen as an:

an opportunity to improve customer service.

199

Who will make the determination
of which controlled and non-controlled substances are to be carried in the ALS drug box?

The Administrative Medical Director and the GFD EMS Division

200

Who will approve vacation for Civilian / 40-hour Sworn
employees?

the immediate supervisor.

201

Using hot water above ___ degrees may damage turnouts by?

over 140 degrees F

Hot water may cause shrinkage

202

FLAGS ON APPARATUS

All flags shall be replaced at what time frame or circumstance?

4. All flags shall be replaced every three months or sooner if flags become torn, soiled, or weathered.

203

FIRE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL EVENTS

Who is responsible for documenting each incident?

The Command Officer will be responsible for documenting each incident.

204

When placing storm trucks into service, what shall you do?

call the Alarm Room Supervisor at 602-262-
7496 and give the City of Glendale unit identification (example: GLN3320D)

205

When a Glendale Fire Department member is between 10-11.9 METS for the first time, how long will they have to get it up to

The member will be given 3 months to get their METS to 12 or greater

206

It is the employee’s responsibility to obtain a written work status for every visit for treatment by a PA or physician, and turn it into the:

-City Risk Management division
-immediate supervisor
-Health and Wellness Division Chief.

207

Who will have the responsibility to control the use of the Lock Out / Tag Out system and adhere to the proper procedures.

All company officers

208

Numerous studies have proven that firefighters are at a greater risk of contracting cancers as a
result of:

their assigned duties

209

To avoid pump damage while hose testing what should be done?

flow water through a slightly opened red
line nozzle, or a non-dedicated discharge drain valve, in order to keep the water temperature cool.

210

All companies will be assigned ___ clean “LOANER” hoods placed in the station laundry room
for members to have convenient access and utilize anytime.

10

211

Emergency board-up of an unsafe building or premise shall be initiated by the Incident
Commander, Company Officer, or Fire Investigator by:

contacting the Phoenix Alarm room.

212

The weakest link of firefighting protective clothing is the ____________ ; it is the thinnest piece of protection.

firefighting hood

213

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

After considering all available information relating to a citizen complaint the investigator shall make a determination. Read the sentence below and match it to the correct determination.

"Part of the allegations are true and the related employee’s conduct is improper while part of the allegations are not sustained, unfounded or exonerated."

Partially sustained

214

CR trainees shirt color is?

Trainees shall be maroon with white lettering

215

SWAT medics weapons training and records, in addition to the Concealed Carry Weapons permit, shall be provided and maintained by:

the Glendale Police Department and the Glendale Fire Department Special Operations Division

216

(At no time will controlled substances, sedatives, induction or paralytic
medications be transported unsecured or in a _______ _______).

personal vehicle

217

MAP BOOKS

Who has the responsibility to ensure that all updates to Fire Department maps are distributed in a timely manner and also who specifically is to address any discrepancies and bring forward to the Engineering Department any revisions necessary.

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT DIVISION

Deputy Chief

218

Citizens, who call about proper disposal of household hazardous waste, are to be referred to:

the City of Glendale Hotline for Household Hazardous Waste, 623-930-2660.

219

All employees on industrial leave must comply with the COG Modified Duty Program and the following criteria:

• At each doctor visit, the employee must request a written work status report, which states specific work restrictions and the date/time of the next appointment. The written work status must be given or faxed to the Immediate Supervisor, Risk Management division
(riskmanagement@glendaleaz.com), and the Health and Wellness Division Chief.

• An employee on modified duty shall not work in an off-duty capacity without approval of the physician assigned to their injury case. The off-duty work shall not be the type of work that could aggravate the injury nor be of a fire related nature.

• Physical therapy shall not be performed on COG premises or equipment without prior approval of the Operations Chief or Health and Wellness Division Chief and the employee’s assigned physician.

• Employees on modified duty are not eligible for overtime.

220

Captains bugles include?

Captain: 2 parallel bugles in silver

221

Pay for all new paramedic certified recruits, and/or current Glendale paramedic students
following certification, shall commence upon:

a satisfactory performance rating by the
appointed preceptor(s) and approval by the Glendale Fire Department EMS Chief.

222

This uniform is for non-emergency scene activities for the following times: building or preplanning
inspections, when conducting tours of fire facilities, when conducting business at City
Hall, attendance at classes outside the station, meetings with the media, public speaking
engagements and all public functions to include Arena, Stadium, EMS events with Westgate
Entertainment District or events deemed necessary.

Class C - Modified Dress Uniform

223

UNSCHEDULED VACATION

employees may request unscheduled vacation
leave for a minimum of __ hours.

8

224

CITIZEN OBSERVER PROGRAM

After receiving the ride a long request, the Operations Division or shift commander shall contact the_____________ to verify that staffing, available seating, and scheduled activities will not be affected.

company officer

225

What is the only current form of time tracking for payroll?

The daily Operations scheduling (An incorrect daily roster could mean the loss of time or the delay of pay for an employee)

226

MAP BOOKS

Who has the responsibility to ensure that maps are placed into the map books appropriately; to ensure that the map book is in good order and organized; and most important, responsible for reporting discrepancies to the Resource Management Division.

CAPTAINS

227

Those working a 40-hour week shall wear the appropriate attire and a uniform ___ days per
workweek, or as designated by their supervisor

two

228

POLICY MAKING PROCEDURE

A policy may be implemented or revised by use of a _____. Unless otherwise stated, policy is effective upon placement into the ___________.

memo

communications log.

229

FIRE DEPARTMENT SPECIAL EVENTS

An ambulance will respond to Gate __ on the ________ corner of the building,

7

southeast

230

Work injury
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

As soon as possible e-mail an informational message. This will provide notice to the appropriate personnel that an injury has occurred and to expect further details. Send the email to the following personnel:

o Appropriate Shift Commander and DSO

o Battalion Chief and ISO

o Operations Chief

o Health and Wellness Division Chief

231

UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS FOR ALL PATIENTS INCLUDE:

• Use gloves on ALL patients.

• DO NOT re-sheath sharps.

• EZIO needles do not have the sheathing built-in. Each EZIO needle set comes with a sharps
cover which can be applied one handed.

• Use available SHARPS containers.

• Wear eye protection

• Wash any affected body part immediately if contaminated with body fluids.

• Contaminated waste and equipment must be placed into red biohazard bags and disinfected,
or disposed of, as required by this procedure.

232

FIRE STATION FACILITIES

Upon receiving the confirmation email for the repair needing immediate attention, the station Captain will then:

forward the request to the Battalion Chiefs and the Captains assigned to that fire station

233

It is the policy of the GFD that any employee representing the department, as a GFD employee or
using the GFD name in a community activity, must receive prior approval from:

the Fire Chief or his/her designee through the chain of command.

The final decision of approval or disapproval will
be at the Fire Chief’s discretion.

234

For new employees, a paramedic preceptor shall evaluate the new employee paramedic for a period of:

not less than one month (1) or equivalent to 240 hours.

235

When a Glendale Fire Department member is between 10-11.9 METS for the first time, they may
remain on shift. However, they:

must not demonstrate any clinical indications of cardiac disease or other medical risk factors.

236

The mileage worksheet can be accessed what two ways?

through the intranet by going to the:
-Finance page/Travel/Reimbursement Forms/Mileage
Worksheet

through the Fire intranet page:
-Forms/Mileage and Travel Reimbursement Forms.

237

Fill in the blanks

What do I need to do based on my Tier category?


Tier __ - Follow the medical requirements prescribed to return to active duty as quickly as possible.

4

238

TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

A FF performing Search and rescue of victims under smoke conditions uses how many METs?

16 METs

239

If a member disagrees with the health center Dr. about their health status, what NFPA standard will they be given and what should they do with it?

The member will be provided with the applicable
NFPA 1582 standards (Chapters 5 and 9, Appendix A) so their physician of choice is able to make
an informed decision.

240

When hose testing, the Length of hose to be tested will not exceed ____ feet per discharge outlet.

300

241

Per DHS PPE shall not be discarded where?

shall not be discarded in the patient's waste cans or disposed of in public waste receptacles (dumpsters, curbside trash cans)

242

What are the two types of Class A uniforms?

-Ceremonial Dress Uniform:

-Dress Uniform:

243

A Paramedic Life Support (PLS) unit consists of at least:

one EMT-B and one EMT-P.

244

What rope is not intended to be used as a towrope?
This rope should NEVER be used for lifting or repelling persons INCLUDING stokes basket evolutions.

All except personal safety rope

245

Class A - Dress Uniform applies to what employees?

This uniform applies to Captains, emergency services line personnel and Deputy Fire Marshals
and Inspectors only.

246

With the approval of the ___________or __________, engine companies may run with three people for up to four consecutive hours due to departmental need or department member’s ______________.

Shift Commander or their designee

personal emergency

247

HAZARDOUS CLEANUP RESPONSE AND SUPPORT

If it is deemed necessary that fire department companies return to service, who will standby for the cleanup contractor?

staff from Materials Control or Utilities will standby at an incident and wait for the cleanup contractor to arrive.

248

When does the drug box need to be inspected for its contents, count, placement, expiration date,
breakage, possible tampering and proper labeling?

At the start of their shift

or if

any change in ALS staffing

249

FLAGS ON APPARATUS

All flags should be what size?

All flags should be 2 feet in height and 3 feet in length.

250

____________ are the ONLY component of the protective clothing that can be washed in a regular washing machine.

Firefighting hoods

251

Example of sensitive and restrictive information would be the:

-department’s emergency call back procedures

-member’s telephone numbers

- specific locations of target hazard areas.

252

New employees shall not be eligible for AWRs for a minimum of ___ months following
graduation from the Fire Academy.

six

253

Who fills the ISO assignment for BC152?

The Special Operations Chief/Division Manager will hold a separate process to fill the ISO assignment for BC152.

254

FLAGS ON APPARATUS

Prior to installation on fire pumper apparatus, contact:

Prior to installation on fire pumper apparatus, contact Resource Management for proper placement.

255

A Special Events program manager shall be appointed and will report directly to

the Deputy Chief of Medical Services.

256

Class A - Ceremonial Dress Uniform applies to what employees?

This uniform applies to Chief Officers, Chaplain, Fire Marshal, and Assistant Fire Marshals only.

257

Scheduled vacation leave is considered:

one or more consecutive 24-hour shifts on first and second picks.

258

STATION INSPECTIONS

A copy of the inspection report shall be
forwarded to:

the Operations Chief and Support Services.

259

Supervisors must contact the ___________, for approval to constant staff a position (holdover) in the morning.

Shift Commander, or designee

260

What Personnel will access the drug box for daily checks, restock, or to access drugs used in patient care?

Only ALS Personnel with the exception of precepted Paramedic Students who may access the drug box with the direct supervision of ALS Personnel.

261

Civilian CERT shirt color is?

Shirt Polo shirt and/or sweatshirt shall be Kelly green with yellow lettering

262

_____ is a Group 1 Carcinogen; meaning it is categorized as one of the worst carcinogens.

soot

263

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

After considering all available information relating to a citizen complaint the investigator shall make a determination. Read the sentence below and match it to the correct determination.

"The act occurred but was justified, lawful and proper. The facts occurred as alleged, but were lawful and appropriate under the circumstances."

Exonerated

264

Personnel must work __ shift(s) every 6 months to maintain their eligibility for arena overtime.

1

265

High profile incidents that involve extensive media coverage will require notification.

The on duty PIO shall notify who?

-the Fire Chief

-Assistant Chief of Operations

-Communications Director.

266

MAP BOOKS

Who has the responsibility to maintain the individual maps and map set specifically designed for Fire Department use in the Map Book, and will update the maps on a quarterly basis with all new land developments in the City and any revisions identified by the Fire Department.

ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

267

All EMS disposables shall be supplied to the City of Glendale Fire Department by agreement with _____________.

American Medical Response (AMR)

268

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

What will be made available to protect firefighters from potentially infectious diseases?

necessary immunizations

269

During instances of WMD, violent incidents resulting in a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) and other law enforcement activities that have a potential for violence, Who may be may be utilized to effect forward triage, extrication, treatment and evacuation of patients in large geographical areas?

SWAT paramedics

270

____________ will be the final authority on shift scheduling.

The respective Shift Commander

271

TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

Tier 1 Blood pressure is?

< 140/90

272

COG HUMAN RESOURCES EMPLOYEE MEDICAL LEAVE-PHASE INFORMATION

What are the three phase time frames?

Phase 1 (months 0-6*)

Phase 2 (months 7-12*)

Phase 3 (after 12 months*)

273

SWAT paramedics will be armed with a weapon, for what purposes only?

defensive purpose only

274

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The Industrial Commission of Arizona requires the following procedure in accordance with A.R.S.
23-1043.02, whenever a SIGNIFICANT exposure occurs:

Employee must have blood tested for HIV by antibody testing within ___ days after exposure and test results must show no presence of HIV

thirty (30)

275

If the SCBA needs further maintenance or repair, use a repair tag to indicate the problem (be
specific) and notify:

your Shift Commander.

276

Who should Fire Department employees contact
when they are unclear regarding a General Order or process to obtain clarification.

their supervisor

277

As core assignments(homes) become available, they will be put out to bid through the email system and
be available for __ days.

9

278

The investigation of fire cause and origin shall be conducted on what fires?

The investigation of fire cause and origin shall be conducted for all fires within the City of Glendale as set forth in this General Order.

279

Temp homes will be put out to bid when a 52-hour field employee is projected to be on leave or
assigned to an administrative assignment for longer than __ months.

6

280

Flagline messages are reviewed at what time each day?

1400

281

The GFD __________ Program is defined as a program to provide employees, who may be
recovering from non-work-related medical issues, placement into a temporary work assignment that they are medically capable and approved to perform.

Accommodated Duty

282

Dry cleaning turnouts could damage them by:

Dry cleaning may damage moisture barriers, especially breathable moisture barriers, and reflective trim, which will negate their effectiveness.

283

The SWAT paramedics may be removed from the team for cause, as determined by:

the tactical team commander.

284

The CDC recommends that hand-washing take a minimum of ______ seconds to properly
rid the hands of protein matter, blood, secretions, and other contaminants picked up while
handling patients. Vigorous scrubbing is essential.

twenty (20)

285

No hydrocarbon substances may be washed down into any sewer, drain or storm drain, unless:

neutralized with the Micro-Blaze®

286

The advisory panel for health related issues is?

The advisory panel shall consist of the:

-Assistant Chief in charge of Logistics

-Fire Department Physician

-IAFF Local 493 Glendale Chapter President, or designee

-Health Center Director.

287

Patient Care Report Reviews

What are the minimum amount of ALS charts reviewed each quarter?

minimum of 30 encounters reviewed per quarter.

288

TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

Operational duty status is determined by the department designated physician and is valid for a maximum of __ months.

18

289

Who's responsibility is it to thoroughly inspect and insure their SCBA/FACE are in proper operating
condition?

the USER

290

If a members METS is below ___ that member will be immediately removed from field activity

10 METS

291

spilled or abandoned hazardous material in the City of Glendale right of way requires the
response of:

a Hazardous Material Response Team in addition to BC152.

292

Who has the responsibility to provide for fire cause investigation on the following fire related emergencies:

structure fires
explosions
fire code-related situations
every fire incident causing serious injury or death.

Command

293

FLAGS ON APPARATUS

All American flags should be flown from the _____ side of the truck.

right

294

CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

After considering all available information relating to a citizen complaint the investigator shall make a determination. Read the sentence below and match it to the correct determination.


"Occurred as alleged. (A finding of substantial fact in support of reasonable proof), the allegations are substantially true and the employee’s conduct is improper."

Sustained

295

Employees who have a non-illness or unplanned personal emergency may request _________ leave from the Shift Commander.

Emergency Vacation Leave

296

Citizen observer must be what age?

All observers must be at least 18 years of age, or 15 years of age if accompanied by a parent or guardian. Only the Fire Chief may approve exceptions.

297

Who is liable for hiring contractors to provide on-site cleanup and disposal of hazardous materials.

the Responsible Party (RP)

298

High profile incidents that involve extensive media coverage will require notification.

If the Fire Chief, or Assistant Fire Chief, cannot be contacted within a reasonable amount of time from the onset of the incident, the on-duty PIO will notify:

-City Manager

-Mayor

-the affected Council Member based on the district which the incident is located.

299

EMERGENCY BOARD-UP PROCEDURES

When a residence or business presents an “attractive nuisance”, the Glendale Fire Department shall take steps to address the safety issue. Examples may be:

swimming pools

abandoned and burned
out buildings

abandoned refrigerators

electrical generating sub-stations

sink holes

abandoned mines, etc.

300

Overtime, because of a late incident that extends beyond the end of that employee's shift, will
require notifying _______________, with an alarm number and the amount of overtime for that employee.

the Shift Commander, or designee

301

_______ is a unit of measurement that indicates the amount of oxygen the body consumes during
activity and provides a standard scale on which to measure exercise workload.

A MET

302

What specific units will be turn key BLS pumpers, complete with radios, map books, SCBA’s, and
all other necessary firefighting equipment?

storm trucks

303

The CR Unit SHALL NOT transport ETOH or ALOC Customers. But they could do what?

The CR Unit may remain on the scene with a customer that is considered ETOH, until Magellan, Comtrans, family or other resources, including supportive friends, arrive to take custody.

304

Accommodated duty may be denied or revoked for __________, ______________
or other issues at the direction of the _________________ Chief, at which time the
employee will be required to utilize other leave options until they are medically approved to return to work.

performance deficiencies, non-compliance

Health and Wellness Division

305

TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

List all four tiers of Blood sugar:

Tier 1
65-99 BS
< 6.0 HbA1c

Tier 2
100-169 BS
6.1 - 7.5 HbA1c

Tier 3
170-299 BS
7.6 - 8.0 HbA1c

Tier 4
> 300 BS
>8.1 HbA1c

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INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

What steps should a member take if exposed or suspect they were exposed to a communicable disease?

-Notify their direct supervisor immediately.

-Contact the on-call Glendale Infection Control Officer (ICO)

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For the uniform policy who are personnel who fall under public safety retirement and are emergency responders?

Emergency Services Line Personnel:

308

If a victim requests information regarding their fire loss for insurance purposes command can give them what?

the fire department incident number which will enable the victim to access fire department information through the Fire Marshal’s Office regarding the fire

309

should any uniform items be stolen or lost who must be immediately contacted?

Immediate notification to the on-duty shift commander or appropriate supervisor, and the duty TLO is required should any uniform items be stolen or lost.

310

ACCEPTING HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE

If we accept a household hazardous waste, what must be completed before that citizen leaves?

Before the citizen leaves, ensure that they complete and sign the Household Hazardous Waste form identifying the material and verifying that it is from a household.

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Prior to leaving the scene, the investigator or fire department officer in command shall
complete a G.F.D. Notification of Property Release form, who gets a copy and who should sign it?

make two and have the owner and
occupant sign it.

A copy shall be left with the person signing, and a copy shall be attached to
the investigative report.

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Work injury
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

Have the employee complete the electronic Employee Injury Form. Do not forward the document to the Risk Management division. The __________ will
forward the completed and reviewed final injury form to the Risk Management division.

Operations Chief

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To protect the safety of citizens, the Glendale Fire Department will accept household hazardous
waste from private citizens when:

The materials are not recyclable, such as used oil, paint or batteries.

The hazardous waste was derived from the household and NOT FROM A BUSINESS

The safety hazard is of such concern that the private citizen should not be turned away with the household hazardous waste for disposal or for holding until the next household hazardous waste collection event:

A private citizen brings unsolicited hazardous waste to the fire station;

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FIRE STATION FACILITIES

Maintenance repairs needing immediate attention shall be reported, by telephone, from who to who? What else needs to be done?

the Station Captain to the Resource Management Support Supervisor.

A follow-up email with the attached GFD
RFS request shall also be sent.

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INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The mode of transmission for MRSA is?

-Typically by direct contact.

-In health care settings, commonly transmitted from contaminated hands and inadequate hand washing

316

If during a fire that will result in an investigation it is essential that evidence be moved or if necessary overhaul operations may damage evidence, the evidence must be:

covered or its location marked before moving it carefully to a secure location.

317

Items that shall be kept in the flammable storage cabinets include;

all containers of:

gasoline,

diesel fuel,

cans of aerosol spray paints

flammable propelled products.

318

Fire Department personnel shall notify the Glendale Police Department, or the Police Department in the city which the property was lost or stolen, when the City
owned property exceeds a value of $____

$50.00.

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Work injury
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR’S RESPONSIBILITY

The Health and Wellness Division Chief shall file a copy of the injury report in the employee’s:

Industrial medical file.

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LOST, STOLEN or DAMAGED CITY PROPERTY G.O

The supervisor or company officer shall review, complete and sign the appropriate report(s) in a hard
copy form. The report(s) shall then be:

forwarded through the appropriate chain of command.

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Fill in the blanks

What do I need to do based on my Tier category?

Tier 1 - Keep up the good work.

Tier 2 - __________________

Tier 3 - Intervention is required based on the medical recommendation.

Tier 4 - Follow the medical requirements prescribed to return to active duty as quickly as possible.

Participate in some lifestyle changes.

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TIER SYSTEM PROTOCOL

_______ & ________ are two vital components of the risk management process

Safety and health

323

What is considered a small flammable liquid spill?

Less than 10 gallons of Diesel

Less than 30 gallons of Gasoline, Not Otherwise Specified (NOS)

324

TIMELINE FOR 52 HR SHIFT PERSONNEL; All adjustments must be completed by end of day on the ______ prior to final time administration.

Sunday

325

GFD QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PLAN

The goal in quality improvement is to create an atmosphere in which problems are prevented and process is improved to maximize customer’s satisfaction.
What is the four step process we use to achieve this?

Set the Expectations

Facilitate Success

Measure Desired Outcomes

Provide Positive and Negative Consequences

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Staying informed about open KDs is the employee's responsibility, how will the employee stay informed?

This can be done by accessing a City of Glendale computer or accessing the City email system through the internet.

327

If the 52-hr sworn field employee that is selected to a 40 hour spot currently occupies a core home on a fire
apparatus, they will be able to hold that core home and their current KD for no longer than __
consecutive months.

36

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CITIZEN COMPLAINT POLICY

All citizen complaints will be documented how?

On a Citizen Complaint Record Form

329

There are no limits to the number of AWRs an employee may have in a fiscal year, but
under no circumstance shall a Fire Department employee exceed __ hours of continuous
duty.

72

330

What act has the most potential for damage to evidence which may be used by the fire investigator and police department in subsequent court cases and prosecution?

Overhaul presents the greatest potential for damage to evidence

331

The purpose of collecting the GFD AED is to collect:

medical data from the AED and analyze it in
conjunction with the responding unit’s documentation and patient follow-up at the hospitals.

332

What level of disinfection can be achieved by hot water pasteurization (176°F to 212°F) for 30
minutes, exposure to an EPA regulated sterilizer, or adherence to manufacturer's instructions.

High-level disinfection

333

Each MSA face piece shall be cleaned and inspected:

after each use, monthly or whenever
necessary.

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Fire crews may also conduct an AED inspection during:

Tactical Premises inspections

335

During hose testing you should Increase pump pressure to the required test pressure and hold for __ minutes.

5

336

Employees on accommodated duty are eligible to return to full duty status when what happens?

a work release report, by their attending physician, has been given or faxed to the Health and Wellness Division Chief

337

INFECTIOUS CONTROL EXPOSURE PROTOCOL

The mode of transmission for meningitis is?

Respiratory secretion or fecal to oral

338

An employee on industrial leave, when released from their physician for modified duty, must report
to the _________ & ___________ of their change in work status.

Operations Chief and Health and Wellness Division

339

REASONS FOR REMOVING ROPE FROM SERVICE

What is considered "Excessive sheath wear" on the personal safety rope

Excessive sheath wear (when 50 percent of any individual piece of the outer sheath yarn is
damaged.)

340

Location areas not acceptable for flammable storage cabinet are;

clean rooms

non-ventilated storage rooms

personal protective equipment rooms

EMS supplies / equipment storage

341

Who shall coordinate and direct the
evaluation of new employees on paramedic skills and knowledge, as the employees become
eligible and/or department needs dictate*?

The Glendale Fire Department EMS Chief or their designee

342

What uniform is the Same as Fire Operations Fatigue Uniform except footwear shall be boots in conformance with GO 102.03?

Brush Fire Uniform

343

An employee who is too ill to work shall make notification no later than ____ hours on the day
sick leave is to begin.

0645

344

If the employee uses paid sick time for ____ or more consecutive days, the City may require
the employee to provide reasonable documentation as verification of proper sick time usage.

three

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Firefighters/paramedics transferring from a consortium fire department as a lateral firefighter, may receive medic assignment pay when and at who's discretion?

immediately at the discretion of the Fire Chief.