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What is the length of the PSS?

50 ft

1

The PSS has a safety factor of 10:1 based on a ____ lbs.

300 lbs

2

T/F the PSS is used only by member to remove THEMSELVES from an untenable position above grade to a place of safety?

True

3

T/F after use the PSS will be thoroughly inspected before it is used again?

False it is a one time use.

4

T/F the PSS will be placed OOS if the bag or any component of the PSS. Shows signs of heat exposure?

True

5

Should the PSS be placed OOS if the rope is discolored due to the black dye from the inside liner of the bag?

No,MIT does not effect the load of the rope

6

Where would a member get a replacement PSS?

Division

7

How many replacement PSS does the division have?

10

8

If the division is unable to to provide a replacement PSS where else can a spare PSS be obtained from?

The rope unit at the fire academy
SOC
Battalion 23,42,47 and 53

9

How does the officer notify the division for a replacement PSS?

By phone

10

An RT-2, SCF-2 shall be filled out and entries made where?

Office record and company journal. The batt chief must investigate and endorse SCF-2.

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