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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

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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

2

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.

3

Swim move: pass what knee,shoulder and head through studs ?

Right knee & right shoulder. Left may cause low pressure hose to get pinched...

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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

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When a PASS alarm is activated in the full cycle for __ seconds, the member hearing the alarm should notify __ ?

10 seconds - notify IC

6

Disinfecting: use 1/4 cup of bleach to __ of water ?

One gallon

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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.

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The number 12-13 is on surface of PRA where high pressure hose connects means ?

Month & year of last service date

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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

10

HUD & vibralert are EOSTI. They activate at approx 25%. They activate at exact same time - T or F ?

F. Independent of each other

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Failure of regulator in closed position ?

Turn purge counter clockwise

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Tighten nylon 'O-ring' use _" allen wrench & _ " open end wrench ?

1/8" allen wrench & 7/16" open end wrench

13

Hydrostatic test ?

5 years. Service life cylinder 15 years.

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Fast pak: low pressure hose __' high pressure __' ?

Low pressure = 20' high pressure = 5' w/ UAC

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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

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Fast pak: high & low pressure systems can be operated simultaneously ?

True

17

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.

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Fast pak: preferred method for re- supply of members scba ?

NO single method for all situations

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Fast pak: 5' hp hose w/UAC will equalize cylinders in approx ?

60 seconds

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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

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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)

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Fast pak: inspect ?

Start of each tour & after use. *SCBA - start of each tour, immediately before start of mud & after use

23

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)

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APR: high humidity shortens life of canisters - T or F ?

True

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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

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APR: CBRN CAP 1 cannisters have a shelf life of __ in vacuum sealed container ?

7 years.

27

Hydrogen Cyanide is a gas that is colorless but odor is ?

almond

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Hydrogen Chloride: is colorless but has a __ odor ?

Pungent odor

29

At 6ppm Phosgene has a __ smell ?

Musty hay

30

Nitrogen dioxide a reddish brown gas - T of F ?

True

31

Acetaldehyde __ odor ?

Fruity

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EDSCBA: will provide wearer up to __ hours of breathable air ?

Up to 4 hours

33

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

34

EDSCBA: warning alarm ?

When approx 60 minutes of operational time remains

35

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 ?

True

36

Pak tracker: can be used to locate the signal coming from any SCBA whose PASS device is in __ mode ?

Full Alarm

37

Pak tracker: carried by Rescue, Squad, the Rescue & Safety Batt ?

True

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Pak tracker: max range of personal transmitter to Pak tracker receiver is approx __' line of sight ?

950'

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Pak tracker: how do you turn on ?

Hold scroll & enter buttons at the same time

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Pak tracker: can store up to __ identities ?

36

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Pak tracker: LCD display screen is large enough to display __ lines of information ?

Two lines

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Pak tracker: what will be at top line of LCD ?

Lastest alarm received

43

Pak tracker: downward pointing arrows displayed on the LCD screen indicate ?

More than two pass alarms are activating

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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.

45

Pak tracker: once you receive a signal from a PASS , member monitoring shall immediately notify ?

The IC - with identity of members unit & assignment

46

Pak tracker: when it receives an activated PASS signal from SCBA, it will sound an alarm. To track, press __?

Enter

47

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?

3 seconds

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Pak tracker: to change which SCBA to track press & hold the __ button for __ ?

Scroll button, 3 seconds

49

Pak tracker: to begin searching, hold it __ ?

Horizontally at waist level out in front. *Always pause 2-3 seconds for a reading.

50

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

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Pak tracker: member operating should be ?

At the Front of the search team

52

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

53

Actvation of vibralert is not an indication that the valve is fully open?

True

54

While USING Scba how do you know batteries are approaching end of their useful life?

Chirp every two seconds & green light on control console will go out