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MANAGING MEMBERS IN DISTRESS 1 - SAFETY TEAM

TRUE/FALSE

If a known life hazard is discovered and immediate action could prevent the loss of life, appropriate action (rescue activity) may be taken by an individual member.

TRUE

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MANAGING MEMBERS IN DISTRESS 1 - SAFETY TEAM

A known life hazard is defined as:

- victim can be seen by the rescuer.

- victim can be heard by the rescuer.

- member has information from a credible source or a person at the scene indicating the location of the life hazard.

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If rescue activity is taken, who must be notified?

Incident commander

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MANAGING MEMBERS IN DISTRESS 1 - SAFETY TEAM
PROCEDURES

The safety team shall normally be made up of ___________.

The back-up and control firefighters from the 2nd due engine

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If only a 4-man engine company is on scene, what is the make up of the safety team?

Based on the officers size up:

- officer and another member enter IDLH for search without hoseline advancement while other two members make up safety team

- take a defensive position based on conditions encountered

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When One 5 Firefighter Engine on Scene what is the make-up of the safety team?

The Safety Team is composed of the Control firefighter and the Door firefighter.

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When One 5 Firefighter ladder is on Scene what is the make-up of the safety team?

LCC and OVM

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When One 4 Firefighter ladder is on Scene what is the make-up of the safety team?

LCC and outside firefighter designated by the officer

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MANAGING MEMBERS IN DISTRESS 1 - SAFETY TEAM
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When One Engine and one 5 firefighter ladder on Scene what is the make-up of the safety team?

Control man
LCC

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MANAGING MEMBERS IN DISTRESS 1 - SAFETY TEAM
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When One Engine and one 4 firefighter ladder on Scene what is the make-up of the safety team?

Control man
LCC

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TRUE/FALSE

When an “understaffed” Engine or Ladder Company (unit staffed with less than 4 firefighters) is the only unit on the scene, the company shall take a defensive position. However, if a known life hazard is discovered and immediate action could prevent the loss of life, appropriate action (rescue activity) may be taken by an individual member.

TRUE

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The arrival of the ___________ must be transmitted over the handie-talkie

2nd engine

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TRUE/FALSE

Designated members of the Safety Team are to engage in their primary duties while assuming the duties of the Safety Team. Once firefighters enter the IDLH, one member of the Safety Team must account for firefighters inside the IDLH without performing other duties.

TRUE

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DUTIES OF THE SAFETY TEAM

Where is the safety team positioned?

Outside the IDLH

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DUTIES OF THE SAFETY TEAM

Duties of the safety team:

- monitor handie talkie transmissions

- be prepared to enter IDLH to render assistance

- be prepared to transmit mayday or urgent h.t. Messages for interior teams

- ensure incident commander is notified that safety team entering IDLH

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DUTIES OF THE SAFETY TEAM

The incident commander shall announce the arrival _________ over the handie talkie.

FAST Truck

The Incident Commander shall announce the FAST unit's arrival over the handie-talkie at the scene.

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