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Member in Distress
What is the definition of IDLH? 1.1

Where an employer DOES NOT KNOW or cannot reasonable estimate the concentration of CONTAMINANTS in a work environment it is assumed that the atmosphere is IMMEDIATELY DANGEROUS to LIFE and HEALTH ( IDLH)

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When is FIRE considered an IDLH? 1.2

When FIRE progresses PAST the INCIPIENT STAGE

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What does EVERY member need to be equipped with when entering an IDLH? 1.2

Personal protective equipment (PPE)
and
Self contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)

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What must a member do before ENTERING,LEAVING or OPERATING in an IDLH? 1.2

TEAM UP w/ another member
AND
Remain w/ VISUAL or VOICE contact

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Who is considered a KNOWN life hazard?1.4

1)SEEN by the rescuer
2) HEARD by the rescuer
3) a MEMBER has info from a CREDIBLE SOURCE
OR
4)a PERSON at THE SCENE indicating LOCATION of life hazard

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Can a member perform a search and rescue activity by himself?1.4

YES
If a KNOWN LIFE HAZARD is discovered and immediate action COULD prevent the LOSS of LIFE.
ONLY FOR A KNOWN LIFE HAZARD!!!

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Who do you notify if a RESCUE ACTIVITY is been taken by an INDIVIDUAL MEMBER for a KNOWN LIFE HAZARD? 1.4

Incident Commander (IC)

In all incidents of such INDIVIDUAL action, the IC shall forward a report to CHIEF OF OPERATIONS.

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How many MEMBERS is considered a SAFETY TEAM? 1.3

2 members

(2 IN) enters IDLH
(2 OUT) outside IDLH

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Who is NORMALLY the SAFETY TEAM when 2 ENGINE COMPANIES are on the scene? 2.1.1

BACK UP and
CONTROL of
2nd ARRIVING ENGINE

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Members in Distress 2.1.1
Who is the SAFETY TEAM w/ 1 4FF ENGINE on scene?

2 FF are the SAFETY TEAM
OFFICER and 1FF enters IDLH for search WITHOUT LINE ADVANCEMENT.
No line in the APT
CAN BE STRETCHED to OUTSIDE IDLH
OR
TAKE A DEFENSIVE POSITION

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Who is the SAFETY TEAM when 1 5FF ENGINE is on scene? 2.1.1

DOOR and
CONTROL positions

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Who is the SAFETY TEAM when 1 5FF LADDER is on the scene?2.1

LCC and
OV

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Who is the SAFETY TEAM with 1 4FF Ladder on scene?

LCC and
ANY OUTSIDE FF (ROOF or OV)

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Who is the SAFETY TEAM with 1 ENGINE and 1 5FF LADDER on scene? 2.1

LCC and
CONTOL

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Members in Distress
Who is the SAFETY TEAM when 1 ENGINE and 1 4FF LADDER company is on the scene?

LCC and
CONTROL

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Who is the SAFETY TEAM when 1 ENGINE (UNDERSTAFFED)is the ONLY UNIT on scene? (3 FF)


TAKE A DEFENSIVE POSITION
however
RESCUE ACTIVITY by an INDIVIDUAL for ONLY a KNOWN LIFE HAZARD

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Members in Distress 2.1.1
Who is the SAFETY TEAM when 1LADDER company(UNDERSTAFFED) is the ONLY UNIT on scene?(. (3FF or LESS)

Take a DEFENSIVE POSITION
however
RESCUE activity MAY be performed by an INDIVIDUAL member for a KNOWN LIFE HAZARD

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Members in Distress
What are examples of taking a DEFENSIVE POSITIONS?2.1.1

1)Hydrant (checking)
2) Hydrant (hooking up)
3) Pumps (charging)
4) Stretching A HOSELINE to OUTSIDE of IDLH
5)Positioning/Raising TL/AERIAL/Portables
6)Medical Treatment
7)SIze-Up of SCENE
8)Transmitting APPROPRIATE radio signals

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Members in Distress
2.3 READ IMPORTANT

2.3
Designated members of the SAFETY TEAM are to engage in their PRIMARY DUTIES while ASSUMING the DUTIES of the SAFETY TEAM. Once FFs enter the IDLH, ONE MEMBER of Safety team must account for FFs INSIDE the IDLH WITHOUT performing OTHER DUTIES.

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What are the DUTIES of the SAFETY TEAM? 3.1

1)MONITOR HT
2)be prepared to ENTER IDLH if assistance is required
3)be prepared to transmit mayday/urgent if an INTERIOR TEAM needs IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE
4)notify IC if entering IDLH

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Members in Distress
Where is the SAFETY TEAM positioned? 3.1

OUTSIDE the IDLH

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Who announces the arrival of the FAST UNIT over the HT at the scene?3.2

Incident Command (IC)

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Who is on the scene when the LCC n 1 OUTSIDE FF is the SAFETY TEAM?

1 Ladder Company 4FFs

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Who is on the scene when the CONTROL n DOOR is the SAFETY TEAM?

1 ENGINE COMPANY w/ 5FFs

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Who is on the scene when BACK UP n CONTROL of the 2nd arriving ENGINE is the SAFETY TEAM?

2 ENGINE COMPANYS

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Who is on scene when the CONTOL n LCC are the SAFETY TEAM.

1 ENGINE 1 LADDER

Can be a 5 man OR a 4 man ENGINE

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Who is the SAFETY TEAM when the FAST UNIT arrives on the scene?

ENTIRE UNIT

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Who is on the scene when the LCC and OV are the SAFETY TEAM?

1 LADDER COMPANY

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Members in Distress (FAST) 2.1
A FAST UNIT will be assigned to transmissions of which signals?

10-60 Major Emergency Collapse
10-66 Missing/Lost/Trapped Member
10-75 FIRE or EMERGENCY
10-76 FIRE (office building)
10-77 FIRE (high rise)
10-80 HAZMAT

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Member in Distress (FAST) 1
What is the purpose of the FAST UNIT?

Immediately be available to assist a MEMBER who is TRAPPED, DISTRESSED, or in any OTHER LIFE THREATENING situations

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Members in Distress (FAST) 2.2
Can a 4 FF LADDER COMPANY be assigned as a FAST UNIT?

YES
Report to IC inform him that you are NOT FULLY STAFFED

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Member in Distress (FAST) 2.1
How will a company know that there are the FAST UNIT?

Dispatcher
will NOTIFY the assigned company
AND ALSO
NOTIFY the IC

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Members in Distress (FAST) 3.1
Where shall the FAST UNIT report to at an incident?

REPORT to and
STAGE near the
INCIDENT COMMAND POST (ICP)
Within
VERBAL CONTACT

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Members in Distress (FAST) 2.3
What must the IC do,if he puts a FAST UNIT to work,before it has been declared UNDER CONTROL?

NOTIFY DISPATCH w/ reason why
AND
REQUEST for an ADDITIONAL FAST UNIT

IC shall designate a SAFETY TEAM while waiting for arrival of the ADDITIONAL fast unit

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Members in Distress (FAST)4.1
Who announces the arrival of the FAST UNIT on the scene?

OFFICER of FAST UNIT

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Members in Distress (FAST) 3.2
T/F
At LARGE SCALE,High Rise or unusual operations, there may be ADDITIONAL FAST UNITS at OTHER LOCATIONS besides at the ICP?

TRUE

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Members in Distress (FAST)
What must an OFFICER do if the IC assigns them, to do work other than FAST unit DUTIES ?

REMIND the IC that they are assigned as the FAST UNIT

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Members in Distress (FAST) 4.3
Who shall use the word FAST when communicating to OTHER Units?

OFFICER and MEMBERS
Example
L45 FAST to COMMAND
L45

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Members in Distress (FAST)
T/F
FAST OFFICER brings an UPTO date copy of RIDING LIST to ICP?

FALSE
UPTO DATE COPY OF RESPONSE TICKET

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Members in Distress (FAST) 4.6
Who does the FAST OFFICER get a briefing from and what info does OFFICER relay to FAST UNIT?

Briefing from IC

INFO RELAYED TO FAST UNIT:
1)LOCATION of fire
2)LOCATION of OPERATING UNITS
3)tactics implemented

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Members in Distress (FAST) 5.1
What assignments are given out at ROLL CALL to specific MEMBERS if used as a FAST UNIT? 5.1

Member assigned to FAST PAK (monitor AIR supply)
AND
Member assigned to MONITOR EFAS and FAST RADIO

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Members in Distress 5.1
What does a member monitor in the Battalion car if he:
Is EFAS TRAINED?
Not EFAS TRAINED?

EFAS TRAINED
Monitor BOTH EFAS and FAST RADIO

NOT EFAS TRAINED
Monitor FAST RADIO BOARD

*whether EFAS TRAINED OR NOT stay in BATT VEHICLE to monitor even if FAST UNIT is given an assignment

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Members in Distress (FAST) 5.3
FAST UNITS while staged should develop a plan of action which should include:

1)progress of FIRE operations
2)location of OPERATING units
3)expected PATH of fire travel
4)hazards
5)info gathered from survey

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Members in Distress (FAST) 5.4
What is the 13 pt SIZE UP used at all operations?

COAL WAS WEALTH

C construction
O occupancy
A area/access
L life

W weather
A auxiliary sprinkler
S street conditions

W water supply
E exposure
A apparatus/equipment
L location
T time
H height of building

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Members in Distress (FAST) 7.1
What may be the work assignment of a FAST UNIT when deployed for a DISTRESSED MEMBER?

RAMS

R REMOVING
A ASSISTING
M of MEMBER
S SEARCHING

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Members in Distress (FAST) 8.1
What other TOOLS besides there regular assigned tools,should the FAST UNIT report in with to the ICP ?

1) SEARCH ROPE
2) 2:1 ROPE
3) FAST PAK
4) STOKES w/ LONG BACKBOARD

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Members in Distress (FAST)
T/F
Can FAST UNIT reposition ladders already placed against a building?

YES
should be avoided, but CAN be used for a LIFE THREATENING situation
NOTIFICATION is made to member operating in that area

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Members in Distress (FAST) 7.4
T/F
At Large COMMERCIAL or COMPLEX BUILDINGS, it's a good practice for FAST UNIT to SPLIT up to cover more ground?

FALSE
FAST UNIT shall remain INTACT

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Members in Distress (FAST) 7.6
What shall the FAST UNIT transmit and do, when they arrive at the location of a DISTRESSED member?

1)press EAB
2) transmit all required info
3) RESET EAB
4) assess FAIR
5) give AIR from FAST PAK as needed
6) CONFIRM POSITIVE ID
7) press EAB if possible on DOWN MEMBER
(notify IC before pressing) if UNABLE
KEY THE MIC on the member down
8)EAB if pressed remains active until it is no longer required
9 PACKAGE member for REMOVAL

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Members in Distress (FAST)

Look over Member in Distress Chpter 2 7.1 to 8.1

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Members in Distress
Chpter 2 add 1
How big is the FAST RADIO BOARD?

8 1/2" x 14"

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Members in Distress
Chpter 2 add 1
Fast Radio FORM is made of what type of paper?

WATERPROOF PAPER
Pencil is better to use than pen in WET WEATHER

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Members in Distress
Chpter 2 add 1
How many digits are the RADIO INTERNAL CODE?

7 DIGITS

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Members in Distress
Chpter 2 add 1
What are the INTERNAL RADIO codes for ENGINE COMPANYS?

ENGINE COMPANYS are designated as 5
Position are designated as:
Officer 1
Chauf 2
Nozz. 3
Back up 4
CONTROL 5
Door 6

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Members in Distress
Chpter 2 add 1
Who are these guys?
1001001
5234006
7002002
8041004

Boss of RESCUE 1
DOOR of ENGINE 234
Chauffer of Ladder 2
Back up of Squad 41(SQUADS radio codes are ALWAYS under ENGINE POSITIONS

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Members in Distress
Chpter 3 1.3
Where is a MEMBER positioned in ALL CASES at a downed member?

At the DOWNED MEMBERS HEAD

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Chpter 3. FF REMOVAL 4.1
What are the 4 steps in priority order to follow when a MEMBER is located?

FAIR

F Fire/Environment (conditions)
A Air (air supply)
I Immediate medical care (life threatening Injurys)
R Removal (horizontal or vertical)

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 7.1
AIR SUPPLY should only be assessed for an UNCONSCIOUS member?

NO
ASSESSED for BOTH
CONSCIOUS and
UNCONSCIOUS member

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 7.3
What are the ways to SUPPLY AIR to a DISTRESSED MEMBER?

1) HIGH PRESSURE HOSE
2) LOW PRESSURE HOSE

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 7.4
Which pressure hose do we use for EMERGENCY USE?

HIGH PRESSURE HOSE (UAC coupling)

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 7.5
What are methods of SUPPLYING AIR thru the LOW PRESSURE HOSE System?

1) FAST PAK regulator w/ MEMBERS FACEPIECE
2) FAST PAK FACEPIECE and REGULATOR
3) HANSEN FITTING

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 7.6
HOW can you determine that an UNCONSCIOUS FF has AIR?

1) PURGE valve ( turn it, air flow would be heard)
2) BREAK the seal (hear air escaping)
3) LOOK at remote gauge

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 9.3
What are other CONSIDERATION on the method of REMOVAL of a DOWNED MEMBER?

1)Location/Distance to an EXIT
2) Stairs OR Ladders
3) Conditions of environment
4) Extent of INJURIES

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 10.1.2
WHAT ways can you figure out, an identity of a DOWNED/UNCONSCIOUS FF?

POSITION member on their RIGHT SIDE
A) NAME on bunker coat
B) PRA ID # will provide UNIT n POSITION (spares won't)
C) FRONTPIECE ( May be a detail)
D) ENGRAVED ID # on HT
EAB button and KEYING the MIC will identify member on EFAS

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 11.1
IF an operating unit comes across an UNCONSCIOUS FF,who is unable to assist in his own removal, what must be done?

MUST start the
PACKAGING PROCESS

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Chptr 3
What are the most common methods that may be used for PACKAGING a member?

1) SCBA straps and PERSONAL HARNESS
2) NYLON TUBULAR WEBBING
3) STOKES basket/backboard
4)SKEDS

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Chpter 3 FF REMOVAL 11.4
If possible, position the member so that their ___ is facing toward the direction of removal______ ___ ______ the packaging process.

BACK

PRIOR TO STARTING

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Chpter 3 Add 2
The DRAG RESCUE DEVICE is designed to assist in:
WHAT TYPE of REMOVAL?
And of WHO?

HORIZONTAL REMOVAL

UNCONSCIOUS or NON AMBULATORY INJURED MEMBER

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Chpter 3 add 2
Where is the DRAG RESCUE DEVICE (DRD) handle located? 1.2

UNDER THE COLLAR
On the BACK of the
BUNKER COAT
Protected by FLAP held in place by VELCRO and 2 snaps, has a REFLECTIVE TAB to help see it

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Chpter 3 add 2
When DRD handle is pulled the device is designed to tighten where?

Around the members
SHOULDERS and
CHEST

HORIZONTAL DRAG ONLY
No stairs
No ladders
Nothing VERTICAL

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Chpter 3 add 3
NYLON TUBULAR WEBBING
WHAT COLOR?
WHAT SIZE?
WHAT LENGTH.?
KNOTTED BREAKING STRENGTH ?
BREAKING STRENGHT?



BLUE
1 inch
20 feet
3000 lbs
4000 lbs

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Members in Distress
Chpter 3 add 3
What KNOT is used on NYLON TUBULAR WEBBING? 2.1

WATER KNOT

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Chpter 3 add 3
When is NYLON TUBULAR WEBBING INSPECTED?

MONTHLY and
AFTER EACH USE

Cleaned w/mild soap and water

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Members in Distress
Chpter 3 add 3
T/F
NYLON TUBULAR WEBBING is ONLY used for VERTICAL LIFTS?

FALSE
ONLY used for DRAGGING

NO VERTICAL LIFTS

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Chpter 5 add 1
WHAT channel is the EMERGENCY CHANNEL?

Channel 16

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