Flashcards in IFSTA Essentials Of Firefighting Deck (41):
Standard requirements for firefighter 1 and 2 level of training.
Standard on comprehensive occupational medical program for fire departments
Standard for fire apparatus Driver/Operator professional qualifications.
Standard for competence of respoders to hazardous materials/WMD incidents.
Guide to decision making in an organization
Standard Operating Procedures
Rules for how personnel should preform routine functions or emergency operations.
Leading cause of death among Firefighters
Stress or overexertion that include stroke and heart attack
Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health
Standard for Fire Service Vehicle Operations Training Program
Standard on Health and Safety
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Driver of any fire department vehicle must be seatbelted at all times when in motion?
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
A rapid oxidation process which is a chemical reaction resulting in the evolution of light and heat in varying intensities
A form of energy capable of initiation and supporting chemical changes and changes of state
A chemical process of oxidation that occurs at a rate fast enough to produce heat amd light
A measure of a materials ability to transfer heat energy to other objects
A material that will maintain combustion under specified environmental conditions
Any material that readily yeilds oxygen.
Transfer of heat through and between solids
Transfer of thermal energy by the circulation of a fluid (liquid or gas)
Transfer of energy as an electromagnetic wave, such as light wave, radio wave or Xray without intervening medium
NFPA standard for ground ladders
Parts of a ground ladder
Ground ladder heat sensors are set to what temperature?
Per NFPA 1901 what is the minimum ladder compliment for an engine company?
1-single roof ladder
1- folding ladder
Aerial vehicles must carry a minimum of how many feet of ground ladders per NFPA 1901?
Standard on use,maintence and service of ground ladders
What dose OS&Y stand for?
Outside Stem and Yoke
Post Indicator Valve PIV
Type of valve to control underground water flow that will indicate "Open" or "Shut" position.
T/F A dead end hydrant is the best to choose from if possible?
False, it's only fed by one direction.
Mechanical device installed in discharge lines that senses the amount of water flowing and provided and readout
NFPA standard for fire hose connections?
What NFPA standard is recommended practice for fire flow testing and making of hydrants?
Class AA or light blue color hydrant flows ___ GPM?
1500 gpm or more
Class A or green color flows?
Class B hydrant with an orange top flows?
Class c or a red top hydrant flows?
500gpm or less
How much clearance ahould be around a hard intake strainer when drafting?
24" of water to surround the strainer
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