Flashcards in OG 5.3 Initial Standby Team Deck (12)
What is the objective of the initial standby team?
To rescue injured or trapped firefighters prior to the assignment of RIT.
Which fire stage is defined as that which can be controlled by a portable extinguisher or small hose without the need for protective clothing or SCBA?
Incipient or initial stage
A structure will always be considered occupied until which benchmark has been met?
Primary search completed
OSHA requires that an IST be comprised of how many people?
At least two people
What is the radio term used for easy communication in regards to a initial standby team?
Where will the standby team place themselves?
In the most advantageous position outside the IDLH to protect and rescue the interior team.
The backup line has a primary responsibility to protect the primary attack line in what 3 areas?
Behind the primary attack line
What is the intent of the backup line?
To provide protection and protect egress without causing the bottleneck.
Where does the back up hoseline operate?
In the IDLH.
Is a backup hoseline always required?
Only when the primary fire attack hoseline may become overwhelmed.
When is it okay for the standby team to be moved to the position of backup hoseline?
When RIT is established.