Flashcards in Safety Bulletins Deck (72):
T/F all first line vehicles are equipped with electronic sirens?
False almost all
PS sounded on the approach to and into intersection. Traffic has to yield. Once passed through intersection release siren button
In between intersections the siren should be operated in ___or____ manner when necessary to warn ped or vehicles pulling from curb
Warbling or fluctuating manner
What sound is ineffective in alerting operators of other vehicles?
High- low PS and is prohibited.
Wail/ yelp used
In general use ____ mode used except in heavy traffic and approaching an intersection switch to _____.
PS nothing gained by leaving siren on continuously
Siren is a low speed warning device linked to about _____ft range and speed of ___ miles per hour.
PS a low speed response may decrease response times.
Who is responsible for backing up a apparatus safely?
When backing up officer shall take a position along the ____ side of the apparatus near the cab looking to the rear. Both should be down.
Backing into a intersection is given by who?
PS FF should be on the same side of traffic facing the on coming motorists. Vehicles stopped do not stand in front of them.
T/F when apparatus is half way on the apron of the sidewalk the officer should give the command for stopped traffic to proceed
Apparatus completely on the apron of sidewalk
When can apparatus doors be closed?
Apparatus completely in quarters and BRAKED. Officer orders doors closed and status updated on teleprinter.
Tiller, the chauffeur side of the apparatus is blind to the quarters the tiller man should bring it closer to what side?
PS chauffeur can see,the tiller man, brings it closer to LCC side.
When backing up it is safer to use______.
Parking on AFID most important rule never______.
PS never permit the apparatus to protrude in to the flow of traffic
T/F visibility/ light is poor chauffeur to use all lights, to alert other drivers to their presence.
False except emergency lights
PS teamwork to get app back in the flow of traffic.
Chock wheels on any _____ road.
Do not park where?
If building materials located beyond the sidewalk, construction/demo
When is it the most hazardous to drivers?
Early part of rainfall. It is more skid provoking than packed ice or snow
Cloudbursts, a half- inch you begin to lose contact at ____mph and at _____ mph you are running entirely on water like a boat.
T/F bad weather does not cause accidents.
Proper driving techniques we can overcome accidents
Initial stages of a job apparatus is double parked. What safety precautions taken!
Position danger flag.
If poor visibility,
Danger flag and warning light
at outer perimeter of the exposed side of apparatus.
If double parking apparatus on a one way street park on the. _____ side of the road when facing in with the direction of traffic.
PS right side when facing against
Reposition apparatus when the fire is. _______.
Declared under control
T/F for tour inspection of a tiller apparatus only the officer and chauffeur need to do inspection?
False also the tillerman
Who ensures accuracy and maintenance of route cards at the housewatch?
PS blackboard = current street closures, street conditions or changes in existing routes
How often do they pour a concrete floor
Every other day
T/F On the day after a floor is poured the following day it's shoring is removed then restored again
When concrete floors are poured they use _______ plywood held in place by _____ wood studs. One shoring stud is placed every _____ ft on center.
5/8 or 3/4
Where is the lumber stored on poured concrete floor construction site?
Usually 2 floors below the most recently poured floor.
PS problem with this floor is the heavy fire load + large open vert/hor
areas. Resulting in exposing recently poured floor
When dealing with poured concrete an important factor is______?
how many hours concrete has been curing.
PS unless there is a responsible on site assume it was poured in last 24 hrs. No security guards
After a floor is stripped of its INITIAL shoring it is reshored by one ____ stud placed every _____ ft and will usually be like this for ____ fl below the MOST recently poured.
Key to a safe operation when dealing with concrete floors is _____.
Knowledge of curing time
Building with window bars who shall be special called?
Engine AND ladder call TL if one not on scene.
PS If people trapped call rescue
When removing window bars at least _____ window on the fire fl and fl above are cleared with portable, aerial or TL placed at window.
PS location of cleared windows shall be communicated to all units
Wooden I Beams are how long?
56 ft .weights less than 50 pounds
PS web is 11 inches high by 3/8 thick,
SHOULD be subject of CIDS
Air bag canister if heated to ______ degrees Fahrenheit will deploy.
PS unlikely to deploy after crash
Someone is pinned directly behind an undeployed air bag disconnect or cut _____battery cables safely.
PS do not cut or drill air bag module
And no heat to steering wheel NUT
Open web steel joists in taxpayers can span up to_____ feet
May collapse within ______ in a heavy fire situation.
5 to 10
Gypsum planks what are the dimensions?
2 inches thick
2 feet wide
8 feet long
Approx 135 lbs. 2$2$8
Gypsum CONCRETE roof decking is usually poured to 2 inches thick and weights_______
Approximately 17.5 lbs per square foot
Truss roofs significant element of IC size up is?
Length of time burning
Main drawback for gypsum plank and concrete decking is?
Vulnerable to moisture
Gypsum plank weighs_____
Gypsum concrete weights______
17,5 lbs per square foot
Rav 4 has 24 batteries that are located where
Are contained in 1 battery pack located under the vehicle passage compartment
Rav 4 traction batteries should never be punctured the high voltage wiring is what color?
Wrapped in orange colored harness
Rav 4 battery pack fires how do u extinguish?
Copious amounts of water or Class D powder agent
PS if connected to charging device do not use water
Rav4 to disconnect the batteries using service plug is found where?
Drivers side rear passenger footwell.
What are the exemptions for wearing high visibility vest?
Directly involved and in immediate vicinity of firefighting
Hazardous material mitigation
High visibility vests are pre fit every tour and are inspected when?
2 times a year and after use
Where shall high visibility vests marked with ex. E-80
Black marker on inside of vest centered on the back on the lower reflective stripe.
Tiller accidents the point of contact is how far in to the turn?
50-80 ft usually involves the 2nd and 3rd car. 1st car seldom hit.
In Tiller accidents the most contributory cause is?
Acceleration at a critical point in turn
When does the LCC of a tiller accelerate?
3 ladder TRUCK lengths
PS do not fall for car lengths
When driving the tiller the turn is complete when?
The trailer section is tracking straight behind tractor for at least a SHORT distance
Minor injuries, serious injuries or fatal injuries to members while operating on a Parked apparatus shall be defined as ______.
PS accident even with minor injuries with vehicle MOVING is accident.
An allegation that a dept vehicle caused damage to a civilian vehicle or property is treated as_____.
A TL outrigger damaged a parked car is classified as______.
Apparatus accident with either minor to moderate damage also minor injuries is classified as what type of accident?
Apparatus double or triple parked at emergencies is classified as ______.
Properly parked unless chief fells member could of parked in a less exposed position
PS same guideline applies to MUD
T/F never move vehicles at major accidents.
If traffic conditions are light to moderate or prevention of additions accidents shall be the determining factor to move vehicles.
For a tractor trailer accident where do u make your marks on the ground?
U put a T at each tire and mark just the trailer section with what looks like the letter L.
Not the cab section
Who fills out the apparatus accident report?
Officer in charge or operator of apparatus at the time of accident.
If none of them can do it another member at the scene shall gather
On a accident report, how do u indicate the damaged area?
0= no damage
On the apparatus diagram what does a broken line indicate?
After the accident
Solid line= before accident
On the accident diagram where do u put the north with the arrow?
Signature , rank, unit and group # of the member preparing the report is entered where? Accident report
Bottom line of the 1st page of report.
Date is the date the report was prepared
The original accident report must be sent to motor vehicles within ____ and a copy must be sent to safety command within ____ days.
Within 10 days
Within 4 days ( over 1000$)
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) gives off what odor?
chlorine there is only 1letter
difference. Can also be pungent
When PVC burns in the presence of moisture forms______.
T/F TL are designed to operate with outriggers and jacks down on one side.
False not designed to operate from one side.
You can go through a stop and red signal only after ____.
Fire retardant treated plywood is generally found where ?
Used above party wall separations
PS a good sign of this is excessive waviness in roofs near the party wall