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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

WHEN THE OFFICER INSPECTS THE APPARATUS WITH THE CHAUFFEUR, WHAT SHOULD HE MAKE SURE OF?

ALL WARNING LIGHTS AND DEVICES ARE IN PROPER WORKING ORDER

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE APPARATUS INSPECTION, WHAT SHOULD THE OFFICER CONSULT WITH THE CHAUFFEUR/TILLERMAN?

- MODIFICATIONS TO RESPONSE ROUTES

- SPEED OF APPARATUS

- VALUE JUDGEMENTS GOVERNING SPEED

- WEATHER INFLUENCE ON RESPONSE

- DANGEROUS AREAS, INTERSECTIONS

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

WHAT INFORMATION IS KEPT ON THE HOUSEWATCH BLACKBOARD?

- STREET CLOSINGS

- STREET CONDITIONS

- CHANGES TO EXISTING RESPONSE ROUTES

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

WHAT SIDE OF THE APPARATUS DOES THE OFFICER CHECK WHEN THE RIG IS PULLING OUT OF QUARTERS?

RIGHT SIDE

CHAUFFEUR TO GIVE HIS FULL ATTENTION TO THE LEFT SIDE

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

TRUE/FALSE

WHEN OUT OF QUARTERS AND A EMERGENCY RESPONSE IS IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF APPARATUS PLACEMENT, THE QUICKEST ROUTE SHOULD BE TAKEN, USUALLY MEANS PERFORMING A "U TURN".

FALSE

WHEN RESPONSE IS IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION OF TRAVEL, THE SAFEST ROUTE MAY BE AROUND THE BLOCK, "U TURNS" SHOULD ONLY BE MADE WHEN ALL CONDITIONS SAFELY PERMIT SUCH PRACTICE.

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

TRUE/FALSE

WHEN AN ALARM IS RECEIVED DURING MUD OR OTHER SIMILAR OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES, PLACE EQUIPMENT TO THE SIDE, RESPOND TO THE ALARM THEN RETRIEVE EQUIPMENT AFTER THE ALARM.

FALSE

- EQUIPMENT SHALL BE REPLACE PROPERLY BEFORE RESPONDING TO PREVENT AN ACCIDENT OR INJURY

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

WHEN AN ALARM IS RECEIVED WHILE RETURNING TO QUARTERS (AFID, MEAL, ETC...) WHO DETERMINES THE ROUTE TO BE TAKEN?

THE OFFICER, IN CONSULTATION WITH CHAUFFEUR, SHALL DETERMINE THE ROUTE TO BE TAKEN

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

ALL FIRE VEHICLES IN NYC WHEN RESPONDING TO OR RETURNING FROM ALARMS MUST STOP FOR SCHOOL BUSES UNDER WHAT 3 CONDITIONS?

- WHEN BUS IS STOPPED WITH ITS RED LIGHTS FLASHING OR IS SHOWING A VISUAL SIGNAL INDICATING STOP

- WHEN CHILDREN ARE BEING LOADED ON OR DISCHARGED FROM THE BUS

- WHEN APPROACHING THE STOPPED BUS FROM ANY DIRECTION

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SAFETY BULLETIN 6 - PRECAUTIONS TO ENSURE A SAFE RESPONSE TO ALARMS

IN WHAT 3 INSTANCES CAN FDNY VEHICLE PROCEED IN REGARDS TO STOPPED SCHOOL BUSES?

- BUS RESUMES MOTION

- BUS DRIVER SIGNALS YOU TO PROCEED

-POLICE OFFICER SIGNALS YOU TO PROCEED

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WHEN A SCHOOL BUS IS LOADING OR UNLOADING CHILDREN, HAS ITS FLASHING RED LIGHTS OR IS STOPPED & YOU FIRE TRUCK IS APPROACHING SAFETY INDICATES THAT WE MUST STOP OUR APPARATUS. WHICH TWO PEOPLE CAN SIGNAL US TO PROCEED?

•BUS DRIVER

•POLICE OFFICER

All fire vehicles in the City of New York when responding to or returning from alarms must stop for school buses under the following conditions:

1. When the bus is stopped with its red lights flashing or is showing a visual signal indicating stop. 2. When children are being loaded on or discharged from the bus. 3. When approaching the stopped bus from any direction.

Fire vehicles shall remain stopped until the bus resumes motion or the bus driver or police officer signals you to proceed.

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