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1

Who carries a CO detector in the PFD?

Every Engine, Ladder, & Medic Unit.

2

What is a gas the displaces oxygen in the lungs and/or interferes with the blood's ability to carry oxygen.

An Asphyxiant.

3

What is a colorless, odorless gas that is produced as a product of combustion. It is an Asphyxiant and can rapidly lead to disorientation, unconsciousness and eventual death without treatment.

Carbon Monoxide.

4

An instrument uses to detect the presence of CO in the atmosphere.

Carbon Monoxide Detector.

5

What is
a. Large enough and do configured that a person can bodily enter and perform work.
b. Has a limited or restricted means of entry or exit.
c. Is not designed for continuous human occupancy.

Confined Space.

6

A unit of measurement used to express the quantity or concentration of a gas in air.

Parts Per Million (PPM).

7

What are the alarm set points of PFD CO detectors?

35 ppm & 100 ppm.

8

Where is the CO detector carried?

All Engine, Ladder & Medic Units will carry their CO detector attached to their EMS bag with a security device.

9

Should the CO detector be brought into the dwelling on every EMS run?

Yes.

10

Who is responsible to ensure that the CO detector is operational and utilized in all EMS runs?

Company Officer.

11

What happens if the CO detector is defective, lost or damaged?

Arrange for a replacement unit through TSU.

12

An atmosphere with at least 35 ppm of CO will trigger the what alarm setting and activate the audio and visual warning alarms.

Low Alarm.

13

What shall members do when receiving a low alarm warning?

a. Turn off any device which could become an ignition source.
b. if conditions permit, ventilate area.
c. Evacuate premises or confined space.
d. Request a fumes response from FCC.
e. if it is necessary to re-enter the area to remove occupants, SCBA will be donned and FCC must be notified prior to entering.

14

What shall members do when receiving a high alarm warning?

a. Turn off any device which could become an ignition source.
b. if conditions permit, ventilate area.
c. Evacuate premises or confined space. Be prepared to activate emergency radio button.
d. Request a fumes response from FCC.
e. if it is necessary to re-enter the area to remove occupants, SCBA will be donned and FCC must be notified prior to entering.

15

An atmosphere with at least 100 ppm of CO will trigger what alarm setting activating the audio and visual warning alarms?

High alarm.

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