Flashcards in SCBA Deck (55):
Two times you partially shut cylinder ?
1. Failure in primary & secondary system 2. Failure of regulator in open position (too much airflow in fp). *open purge valve fully
Red round at the far right will light for 20 secs & then begin to flash slowly once a second - exit idlh immediately ?
F. Batteries must be changed immediately upon termination of use or before re-entry
If while operating, the SCBA becomes entangled in the rear, the ___ must be used to free oneself. Transmit a __ for assistance?
Entangled in rear - quick release. Left hand grasps shoulder strap as high as possible - r hand slip through -turn to left 180 degrees. Mayday.
Swim move: pass what knee,shoulder and head through studs ?
Right knee & right shoulder. Left may cause low pressure hose to get pinched...
Emergency touch signal. When one member forcibly strikes another member with __ distinct blows on the shoulder & then pulls that member in specific direction.
4 distinct blows
When a PASS alarm is activated in the full cycle for __ seconds, the member hearing the alarm should notify __ ?
10 seconds - notify IC
Disinfecting: use 1/4 cup of bleach to __ of water ?
Spray a minimum of __ FULL pumps of 70% Isopropyl into regulator opening. Make sure to also wet immediate area around the opening. Swirl to cover internal components. Allow __ minutes of contact time to disinfect prior to rinsing ?
Minimum 6 FULL pumps. All 10 minutes. Do not spray into spray bar ports.
The number 12-13 is on surface of PRA where high pressure hose connects means ?
Month & year of last service date
PRA has a label. It reads '25-1' in red with white numerals ?
L25 officer. E-black Sq-Yellow. Batt-yellow. Rescue-Blue marine-green
HUD & vibralert are EOSTI. They activate at approx 25%. They activate at exact same time - T or F ?
F. Independent of each other
Failure of regulator in closed position ?
Turn purge counter clockwise
Tighten nylon 'O-ring' use _" allen wrench & _ " open end wrench ?
1/8" allen wrench & 7/16" open end wrench
Hydrostatic test ?
5 years. Service life cylinder 15 years.
Fast pak: low pressure hose __' high pressure __' ?
Low pressure = 20' high pressure = 5' w/ UAC
FP: units assigned a fast pak have a decal. __ lettering in a __ background ?
Red lettering on a White backround. Rt-2 for replacement decals via MSU
Fast pak: high & low pressure systems can be operated simultaneously ?
Fast pak: only way(s) to monitor the air pressure is ?
Cylinder gauge. No vibra alert or HUD. *member monitoring must have AUDIBLE communication w/extrication team.
Fast pak: preferred method for re- supply of members scba ?
NO single method for all situations
Fast pak: 5' hp hose w/UAC will equalize cylinders in approx ?
Fast pak: if dust cap is missing on member needing air - dont use UAC ? T or F
F. Quickly examine & remove visible debris before connecting. *If during inspection of SCBA & duat cap missing put SCBA OOS
Fast pak: 4 modes low pressure may be used. ?
1. Regulator 2. Hansen fitting 3. Entire facepiece w/ regulator 4. Schrader connection (for SOC ise only)
Fast pak: inspect ?
Start of each tour & after use. *SCBA - start of each tour, immediately before start of mud & after use
APR: can be used ?
CFOAM: contaminant ID, filter (correct), o2 19.5% to 23.5%, air monitoring ON GOING (not complete), measured. (**Not for fires, confined space, CO, IDLH)
APR: high humidity shortens life of canisters - T or F ?
APR: scott 40mm adaptors & CBRN CAP 1 cannisters shall not be carried in member's bunker gear . Must remain in sealed pouches - where ?
In infection control compartment on the apparatus
APR: CBRN CAP 1 cannisters have a shelf life of __ in vacuum sealed container ?
Hydrogen Cyanide is a gas that is colorless but odor is ?
Hydrogen Chloride: is colorless but has a __ odor ?
At 6ppm Phosgene has a __ smell ?
Nitrogen dioxide a reddish brown gas - T of F ?
Acetaldehyde __ odor ?
EDSCBA: will provide wearer up to __ hours of breathable air ?
Up to 4 hours
EDSCBA: the ice block is always required - T or F ?
False. Would only make it uncomfortable for user. If temps are below 32F not needed
EDSCBA: warning alarm ?
When approx 60 minutes of operational time remains
Members shall submit corrective lens prescription thats is less than 1 year old & contains their pupillary distance measurement. If member needs to be examined it shall take place on members own time - T or F ?
Pak tracker: can be used to locate the signal coming from any SCBA whose PASS device is in __ mode ?
Pak tracker: carried by Rescue, Squad, the Rescue & Safety Batt ?
Pak tracker: max range of personal transmitter to Pak tracker receiver is approx __' line of sight ?
Pak tracker: how do you turn on ?
Hold scroll & enter buttons at the same time
Pak tracker: can store up to __ identities ?
Pak tracker: LCD display screen is large enough to display __ lines of information ?
Pak tracker: what will be at top line of LCD ?
Lastest alarm received
Pak tracker: downward pointing arrows displayed on the LCD screen indicate ?
More than two pass alarms are activating
Pak tracker: each PT can only lock into one SCBA at a time. Once locked into the signal it has capability to receive how many more signals ?
None. Can only lock onto one SCBA. Can not receive any additional pass signals.
Pak tracker: once you receive a signal from a PASS , member monitoring shall immediately notify ?
The IC - with identity of members unit & assignment
Pak tracker: when it receives an activated PASS signal from SCBA, it will sound an alarm. To track, press __?
Pak tracker: if two or more SCBA pass alarms are activated & transmitting press & hold the scroll button for __ seconds until activated PASS alarm appears in the top row - press enter once to select the activated pass to track?
Pak tracker: to change which SCBA to track press & hold the __ button for __ ?
Scroll button, 3 seconds
Pak tracker: to begin searching, hold it __ ?
Horizontally at waist level out in front. *Always pause 2-3 seconds for a reading.
Pak tracker: signal from the SCBA to the Pak tracker will usually pass through ?
GLOW: glass, light bld materials, openings, wood. Will reflect & or not penetrate thru: brick/concrete, concrete walls or floors, large metal objects, metal including structural franework
Pak tracker: member operating should be ?
At the Front of the search team
Pak tracker: "Low batt" it has approx 20% of its life remaining. It will glow Yellow. It will operate approx __ how long ?
Approx 1 hour
Actvation of vibralert is not an indication that the valve is fully open?