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NFPA 1001

Standard requirements for firefighter 1 and 2 level of training.

2

NFPA 1582

Standard on comprehensive occupational medical program for fire departments

3

NFPA 1002

Standard for fire apparatus Driver/Operator professional qualifications.

4

NFPA 472

Standard for competence of respoders to hazardous materials/WMD incidents.

5

Policy

Guide to decision making in an organization

6

Standard Operating Procedures

Rules for how personnel should preform routine functions or emergency operations.

7

Leading cause of death among Firefighters

Stress or overexertion that include stroke and heart attack

8

IDLH

Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health

9

NFPA 1451

Standard for Fire Service Vehicle Operations Training Program

10

NFPA 1500

Standard on Health and Safety

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OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

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Driver of any fire department vehicle must be seatbelted at all times when in motion?
True/false

True

13

What is total stopping distance?

Distance the apparatus takes to make a full stop once the driver determines the need to stop. Driver reaction time+vehicle braking distance

14

Fire is?

A rapid oxidation process which is a chemical reaction resulting in the evolution of light and heat in varying intensities

15

Heat

A form of energy capable of initiation and supporting chemical changes and changes of state

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Combustion

A chemical process of oxidation that occurs at a rate fast enough to produce heat amd light

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Temperature

A measure of a materials ability to transfer heat energy to other objects

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Fuel

A material that will maintain combustion under specified environmental conditions

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Oxidizer

Any material that readily yeilds oxygen.

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Conduction

Transfer of heat through and between solids

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Convection

Transfer of thermal energy by the circulation of a fluid (liquid or gas)

22

Radiation

Transfer of energy as an electromagnetic wave, such as light wave, radio wave or Xray without intervening medium

23

NFPA standard for ground ladders

NFPA 1931

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Parts of a ground ladder

Butt Spurs
Butt
Beams
Rungs
Tip
Roof hooks
Halyard
Dogs/locks
Bed section
Fly section
Pullies

25

Ground ladder heat sensors are set to what temperature?

300°F

26

Per NFPA 1901 what is the minimum ladder compliment for an engine company?

1-single roof ladder
1-extention ladder
1- folding ladder

27

Aerial vehicles must carry a minimum of how many feet of ground ladders per NFPA 1901?

115 feet

28

NFPA 1932

Standard on use,maintence and service of ground ladders

29

What dose OS&Y stand for?

Outside Stem and Yoke

30

Post Indicator Valve PIV

Type of valve to control underground water flow that will indicate "Open" or "Shut" position.

31

T/F A dead end hydrant is the best to choose from if possible?

False, it's only fed by one direction.

32

Flowmeter?

Mechanical device installed in discharge lines that senses the amount of water flowing and provided and readout

33

NFPA standard for fire hose connections?

NFPA 1963

34

What NFPA standard is recommended practice for fire flow testing and making of hydrants?

NFPA 291

35

Class AA or light blue color hydrant flows ___ GPM?

1500 gpm or more

36

Class A or green color flows?

1000-1499GPM

37

Class B hydrant with an orange top flows?

500-999gpm

38

Class c or a red top hydrant flows?

500gpm or less

39

How much clearance ahould be around a hard intake strainer when drafting?

24" of water to surround the strainer

40

What is a Higbee cut?

Special cut in the first thred of fire hose to ensure proper identification of the start of the coupling and to prevent cross threading

41

Sexless coupling?

Strorz