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1

Where there is a bank elevator system (more than one car to a shaft), the keyways are usually located in the shaft doors on what floors?

Basement
First Floor
Top Floor

2

What must be designated and assigned to monitor the structure for any further movement that may indicate a secondary collapse?

Look Outs

3

All members operating within how many feet of the edge of a body of water, or anywhere accidental entry is possible, must wear a proper fitting U.S. Coast Guard approved personal flotation device (PFD) or ice rescue suit?

10'

4

Turnout gear/PPE, including firefighting helmets, will not be worn within how many feet of a body of water, even if the member is wearing a personal flotation device (PFD), during a Water and Ice Rescue Incident?

20'

5

A throw bag line utilizing an under-hand throw aimed at the victim’s chest area is effective up to approximately?

60'

6

If possible, a minimum of how many much space should be between the rescuer and the path of an un-deployed airbag?

10-15 inches

7

When responding to a structural collapse incident, units, with the exception of the first due Engine Company, shall initially stage at one location a minimum of how far from the incident?

1500'

8

What forces are usually the result of vertical loads caused by gravity pushing on floor slabs and beams?

Bending forces

9

On single shaft elevators, the key-ways are usually located in the shaft doors on what floors?

Each floor including the basement

10

On a structure collapse incident, what does 1 long air horn blast for about 3 seconds mean?
Evacuate the Area?

Stop all operations/QUIET

11

If entry is to be made into a confined space with an SCBA, the entrant(s) are permitted to move no farther than how far from the entrance?

25 feet

12

What is the minimum acceptable PPE for all personnel on all rope rescue incidents?

Helmets and gloves

13

On a high angle rescue all personnel operating at or within how many feet of the edge of any height shall be tethered to an anchor point?

5'

14

Responding companies shall position apparatus no closer than how many feet to the trench/excavation?

200'

15

Who is a member qualified to be stationed outside of the confined space who monitors authorized entrants and performs other specified duties?

Rescue attendent

16

“River Right” is the right hand bank of a moving body of water when facing which direction?

Downstream

17

How far should the exclusionary zone extend from the water’s edge at a water rescue incident?

20'

18

Air bags inflate at speeds up to:

200MPH

19

What is the minimum staging distance for a Structural Collapse incident

1500'

20

At a structural collapse incident, the Truck Company shall eliminate sources of vibration within what distance?

500'

21

Which victims should be removed first at the scene of a structure collapse?

A. Those located on the surface or lightly buried

22

Which air horn sequence at a structure collapse signals “Evacuate the Area”?

3 short blasts about 1 second each

23

In general, if dust obscures vision at what distance, it may be within its flammable range?

5'

24

Apparatus shall be positioned no closer than what distance at a High Angle Rescue?

100'

25

What is the required safety margin when designing a rope rescue system?

10:1

26

What will be considered a 1 person load

300lbs

27

What will be considered a 2 person load

600lbs

28

Braces placed horizontally against sheeting, transmitting the load from sheeting to shores, are:

Whales

29

How many members will initially approach the excavation at a trench collapse?

2

30

What size will the Exclusionary Zone be at a trench collapse?

200’

31

Where will the staging area be located for a trench collapse incident?

1 Block away

32

All members working within _____ feet of the edge of a body of water will work in teams of at least two persons and wear PFDs.

10'

33

How many degrees is the ferry angle

45

34

In the event of a vehicle fire, the airbag will not explode, as it is designed to inflate normally in the event that the canister is heated above?

300 degrees

35

On a structural collapse incident, how far is the staging distance for the first due Engine Company?

1500'

36

In the structural collapse “Search and Rescue Assessment Marking System” the identity of the search team is written in the ______________.

Left Quadrant

37

In the structural collapse “Search and Rescue Assessment Marking System” the date and time the search was completed is written in the ______________.

Upper Quadrant

38

In the structural collapse “Search and Rescue Assessment Marking System” any hazards identified are written in the ______________.

Right Quadrant

39

In the structural collapse “Search and Rescue Assessment Marking System” the number of live or dead victims still in the building is written in the ______________.

Lower Quadrant

40

How far can the SABA reach

300'

41

Dropping any rope rescue hardware from higher than _____ shall warrant that the item involved to be placed out of service.

4'

42

What is meant by “pole your way to the desired floor”?

Starting at a shaft door with a key-way, open adjacent doors until the closest shaft door can be opened

43

If there is no key-way on the desired floor of a banked system elevator, where can the elevator be opened from?

A elevator car can be placed adjoining the stalled elevator and a pole can be used to open the door

44

Where is the elevator company’s operating key kept?

Inside a box that is opened by the large fire alarm box key

45

What phenomenon occurs when moving water flows over an object causing a victim to be entrapped or recirculated into a hazard?

Hydraulic

46

Why should a rope never be tied and tensioned around a victim in swift water?

The victim will plane to the bottom drowning them

47

A self-rescue technique to instruct a victim that cannot swim is?

Roll onto their back with their feet facing downstream

48

When using a ceiling hook, portable ladder or any long object extended to a victim in the water, what position should a rescuer take?

Lay down on the ground

49

Hypothermia is generalized cooling of the body’s core. At what temperature does unconsciousness and death occur.

80 degrees

50

With “Cold Water Immersion”, units should remain in “Rescue Mode”, for how long?

1 hour

51

An atmospheric oxygen concentration above _____ percent may constitute a hazardous atmosphere.

23.5

52

The first step in confined space entry preparation is:

Confirm lockout/tagout

53

When testing the atmosphere of a confined space, which is tested first?

Oxygen Content

54

oncrete and masonry have no reliable strength against what forces?

Tension

55

At a collapse rescue, which zone is the first to be established?

Hot Zone

56

At a structural collapses, support activities will be located in what zone?

Warm Zone

57

Using the Search & Rescue Assessment Marking System, what signifies that searches in the building have been completed?

An X