Flashcards in new company officer chapter 7 Deck (43)
what is the leading cause of firefighter fatalities
cardiac arrest p170
an effective way to reduce cardiac arrest and other health issues is the implementation of an organizational health and wellness program. The program should include:
education in and the application of proper nutrition, exercise, and the cessation of tobacco products. 170
what are the three distinct sections of a risk management plan?
community risk assessment, organizational risk management, and operational risk management 170
what is the leading injury among responders
sprains and strains 172
the majority of injuries occurred during which activities?
fire attack and search and rescue activities 172
who may contribute to unsafe acts or conditions?
an individual, member of the crew, or an outside force 172
during normal fire conditions, the maximum survival time for civilians is ____________minutes?
10 minutes 173
the majority of firefighter line of duty deaths occurs within the first _____minutes after arriving on the scene
12 minutes 173
the combination of carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrogen cyanide (HCN) commonly found at structural fires is toxic at ____ppm(parts per million)
135 ppm p.173
it takes ____ firefighters approximately ___ minutes to rescue a lost or downed firefighter?
16 firefighters 35 minutes p.173
___ is the process of identifying and analyzing the exposure to hazards, selecting/implementing appropriate techniques to handle exposures, implementing chosen techniques, and monitoring the results of those techniques.
risk management p170
the maximization of health and safety in the fire and emergency services is directly related to:
policies and procedures designed to reduce risk. p.170
which of the three sections of the overall risk management plan is not a direct function of the company officer? community, organizational, operational
community risk assessment. p170
a blueprint to reducing firefighter deaths and injuries?
firefighter life safety initiatives p173
originally an email group, website that produces an independent newsletter and shares information about ff injuries and fatalities?
firefighter close call.com p.173
standard on fire department occupational health and safety program
NFPA 1500 p175
standard for fire department safety officer
NFPA 1521 p175
standard on emergency services incident management systems
NFPA 1561 p175
standard on fire department infection control program
NFPA 1581 p.175
standard on comprehensive occupational medical program for fire departments
NFPA 1582 p175
standard on the rehabilitation process for members during emergency operations and training exercises
NFPA 1584 p.175
standard on selection, care, and maintenance of open circuit self contained breathing apparatus
NFPA 1852 p.175
respiratory protection-OSHA standard
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 p.175
basic to all safety policies and procedures is the establishment of a ___________
health and safety program p.175
10 rules to encourage firefighters to pursue healthier lifestyles.
National Volunteer Fire Council's (NVFC) rules of engagement for firefighter health p.175
voluntary, confidential, non-punitive and secure reporting system with the goal of improving firefighter safety. this system is a cooperative effort between IAFC and IAFF.
National Firefighter Near-Miss Reporting System p175
11 rules that provide guidance to the incident commanders regarding risk and safety issues when operation on the fire ground.
IAFC Incident Commander's Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Safety. p175
11 rules that provide guidance to individual firefighters regarding risk and safety issues when operating on the fire ground.
IAFC Rules of Engagement for Firefighter Survival p175
designed to improve safety, quality and consistent delivery of EMS and collects data from EMS practitioners in order to develop policies, procedures, and training programs to improve safe delivery of EMS.
EVENT EMS voluntary event notification tool p173