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Flashcards in OG 6.9 Responder Safety Near Moving Traffic Deck (20):
1

What are three pieces of PPE that should be used when working in moving traffic?

Class III vest
helmet
turnout coat/duty jacket

2

What formula should you use as a guideline for minimum distance from your apparatus to the furthest cone or flare?

posted speed x 2 = strides

3

All personnel should make an attempt to remain within what area when working in traffic?

Safety shadow

4

All personnel must recognize that what two things in the roadway will expose us to very dangerous situations?

1. blind corners
2. Elevation changes

5

He drivers should establish an initial block to protect what three things?

1. Scene
2. Victims
3. personnel

6

What should all drivers turn off to assist approaching motorists?

Headlights
Spotlights
Strobes

7

How many lanes should a driver block when approaching the scene?

One more than already obstructed

8

When practical, the driver should position the apparatus with the pump panel where?

Downstream

9

What simple maneuver can prevent your vehicle from entering the safety area if struck from behind?

Turning the front wheels in a direction away from the incident

10

What resource can you request through dispatch to assist in blocking on the freeway?

COMET

11

The first arriving company officer on scene must assume what position until the assignment is delegated?

Safety officer

12

ODOT can be directly contacted on what Radio channel?

D-16

13

While in route to an incident on the freeway, ODOT has cameras they can use to evaluate what two things prior to arriving on scene?

Traffic conditions
Scene conditions

14

The first company to arrive on scene of an traffic accident should give a brief initial size up of the fire or accident situation with what 4 pieces of information?

1. description. Exact location, # of vehicles
2. Traffic conditions for companies responding
3. Need for additional resources
4. Any updates

15

Where should any non-committed apparatus stage before committing to the scene?

Nearest on-ramp to facilitate response

16

When is it okay to not establish a transition zone in order to keep all personnel in the safety zone?

During ice or snow events

17

Why is it a bad idea to cross the median on the highway to render aid?

There is no safety shadow

18

When would it be okay to cross the traffic median to render aid?

Inability of other apparatus to reach the scene in a timely manner.

19

If you do cross the median to render aid, what must the company officer create?

Assign a firefighter to control traffic to create a safety shadow

20

It is okay to use a Limited access roadway for a move-up when the officer determines it will provide a more _____ and ______ response.

Prompt and efficient

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