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1

The IC should appoint a _________ _________ at every significant emergency event.

Safety Officer

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2

The IC must establish the following critical elements to ensure personnel safety:
* Appoint a ________ ________
* Implement an incident scene ___________ system
* Establish procedures for broadcasting __________ ________ messages
* Deploy dedicated _________ _____________ ________
* Establish responder ______________ operations

* Safety Officer
* accountability
* emergency radio
* rapid intervention crews
* rehabilitation

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3

The Safety Officer must be assigned as _______ in the incident as possible and should be knowledgeable in the actions being implemented.

early

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4

The Safety Officer reports directly to?

the IC

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5

An IC has no greater responsibility on the fireground or at any other emergency scene than seeing to the ?

safety and well being of emergency personnel

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6

All officers holding positions within the Command organization are responsible for the __________ and accurate ____________ of all assigned responders.

welfare / accountability

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7

The accountability system must be able to identify the assigned location of every responder within a small geographic hazard zone at ?

any moment in time

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8

To ensure fireground safety, "_______ _______" should be used for emergency conditions at an incident.

"clear text"

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9

FDs should have a standard operating guideline that uses the radio term "_____________ __________" as a designation to clear radio traffic.

" Emergency Traffic "

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10

Wind direction shift, such as from north to south and change from offensive to defensive operations could warrant what?

emergency radio traffic

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11

At the conclusion of the emergency condition, what message must be transmitted to allow a return to normal operations?

"All Clear for Emergency Traffic"

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12

The "EVACUATION SIGNAL" will consists of short blasts of the air horn for a period of no longer than _____ seconds, followed by ____ seconds of silence.

10 / 10

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13

The "EVACUATION SIGNAL" of air horn blast for 10 seconds followed by 10 second period of silence will be done ________ times; total air horn evacuation signal including periods of silence will last _____ seconds.

three / 50 seconds

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14

The IC should conduct a PAR from each Division/Group Supervisor whenever a change in conditions could create _________ ___________.

unsafe operations

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15

FDs need to develop a system that provides the IC with elapsed time on scene in ____ or ____ minute intervals, from their communications center for time-sensitive incidents.

10 or 15 minutes

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16

A _______ is comprised of a minimum of two responders who are trained, attired and equipped to perform actions necessary to facilitate the rescue of other emergency workers.

RIC

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17

The RIC should have awareness of where __________ are committed on the incident.

resources

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18

RICs are not typically assigned on __________ or __________ fire incidents.

medical or wildland

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19

Responder Rehabilitation is a responsibility of the __________ Unit under the __________ Section.

Medical / Logistics

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20

Command officers should consider the need for Rehab during the _________ __________ stages of an emergency response.

initial planning

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21

Critical components of a Rehab Area include:
* _______________ and _____________
* _______
* _____________
* ___________ evaluation and treatment
* _______________

* Nourishment and rehydration
* Rest
* Recovery
* Medical
* Accountability

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