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Flashcards in Orientation Deck (5):
1

Before being assigned as an ISO, you must :

A. Meet the requirements of NFPA 1521
B. Pass a written examination
C. Have first been an HSO
D. Have been a certified firefighter for more than one year

A. Meet the requirements of NFPA 1521

2

If the ISO believes there is a safety risk, s/he has the authority to:

A. Change policies and procedures
B. Stop, alter, or suspend responder activities at an incident
C. Identify and correct safety hazards at the fire house
D. Train and ensure responder safety on fire apparatus

B. Stop, alter, or suspend responder activities at an incident

3

A technical specialist may be used to provide guidance on safety issues:

A. If the ISO is not present at the incident
B. As needed, based on the type of incident or by the counsel of the ISO
C. When the assistant ISO is not technically qualified.
D. As requested by the city manager

B. As needed, based on the type of incident or by the counsel of the ISO.

4

An organization’s ISO has the authority to:

A. Modify any rescue or firefighting activities at the scene
B. Perform fire inspections within the organization’s jurisdiction
C. Overrule the fire chief in areas concerning safety and health
D. Perform operational reviews of fire house safety

A. Modify any resume or firefighting activities at the scene

5

Identify the TRUE statement about laws, regulations and standards.

A. When in doubt, always follow the consensus standard
B. By following consensus standards, you will always comply with applicable laws
C. Laws and regulations are issued by nongovernmental agencies and are compiled with voluntarily.
D. It is your first responsibility to make sure your organization complies with applicable laws.

D. It is your first responsibility to make sure your organization complies with applicable laws.