Flashcards in SOGs - Section 13 Driving Deck (27)
According to the Emergency Vehicle Operations SOG, slow down when approaching an intersection in order to accomplish what 2 things?
1) get a good view of the situation
2) avoid startling unaware motorists
According to the Emergency Vehicle Ops SOG, what 4 things must the driver do when crossing on a green signal?
1) slow down
2) take foot off accelerator and cover brake pedal
3) look in all 3 directions and be aware of vehicles turning in front
4) proceed with caution
According to the Emergency Vehicle Ops SOG, what are the 4 steps when crossing on a Red signal / Stop Sign?
1) come to a complete stop
2) establish eye contact with drivers of other vehicles
3) wait for captain to communicate it is clear
4) apply a 2 second count, then proceed with caution
According to the Emergency Vehicle Ops SOG, when backing up an apparatus, the driver shall ensure the spotter is how far away from the left rear of the unit?
According to the Emergency Vehicle Ops SOG, when backing into the station, the driver shall bring the apparatus to a complete stop when how far from the bay door.
Apx 3 metres.
According to the Emergency Vehicle Ops SOG, what is the proper 5 sequence procedure for shutting down the apparatus?
1) all lights and accessories shall be in the off position
2) ensure air tanks are fully charged
3) shut down the engine
4) turn battery to the ‘off’ position
5) connect station power to truck for MDU
According to the Emergency Vehicle Ops SOG, conflicts arising between the shift driving instructor and the driver shall be resolved using who?
Another shift examiner
According to the Traffic Control SOG, the greatest risk to personnel occurs during which 2 instances?
During set up and takedown
According to the Traffic Control SOG, how far must the BLOCKER VEHICLE be placed from the actual working area to protect personnel working in the safe zone?
According to the Traffic Control SOG, you should consider increasing the safe working zone under what 8 road/weather conditions exist?
2) crests of hills
According to the Traffic Control SOG, what is the minimum level of PPE when involved in any operations while working on a travelled highway?
Helmet and bunker coat.
According to the Traffic Control SOG, when shall personnel wear a reflective vest?
When working outside the safe working zone.
According to the Traffic Control SOG, when is it recommended that safety cones not be deployed?
On highways with speed limits greater than 90 km/h
According to the Traffic Control SOG, traffic cones should be spaced how far apart?
No more than 3 metres.
According to the Elevating Device Ops. SOG, what is the difference between Fall Arrest and Fall Restraint?
Fall Arrest - a safety system consisting of a safety harness and lanyard.
Fall Restraint - a safety system consisting of a safety belt.
According to the Elevating Device Ops SOG, what are the 15 considerations when positions an aerial apparatus?
1) required operations
2) placement near a corner of a structure
3) overhead obstructions
4) space for outriggers
5) exclusion zones
6) area that is level and stable, always work off the high side
7) hot/soft asphalt
8) soft earth/ground erosion caused b supply hose run off
9) frozen ground thawing from apparatus heat
10) retaining wall heights
11) open construction areas
12) underground Parking ramps/garages
13) underground drain or sewer pipe
14) manhole covers
According to the Elevating Device Ops SOG, the elevating devices can be controlled from what 4 locations?
According to the Elevating Device Ops SOG, what is the safe working distance that shall be maintained between an elevated master stream and all personnel?
Apx 10 metres
According to the Elevating Device Ops SOG, Elevating Devices shall not be used under what 2 weather conditions?
1) wind conditions in excess of 55 km/h
2) risk of lightning storms in the area
According to the Equipment and Station Inspections SOG, when noting major or minor defects/missing equipment the driver shall do what 5 things?
1) report problem to apparatus Captain
2) record in daily inspection (part A)
3) record on station white board
4) tag equipment to be sent for repair
5) relay info to next shift
According to the Equipment and Station Inspections SOG, Captains should report urgent/safety related problems to which 2 authorities immediately?
1) district Chief
2) Division of A&M
According to the Water Tanker SOG, who shall be assigned to Control the movement of tankers and keep personnel clear of tankers when backing up?
A Water Supply Officer (WSO).
According to the Water Tanker SOG, what should be used by personnel assigned to direct tankers and/or operate filling or dumping ops?
A high visibility traffic vest.
According to the Water Tanker SOG, what shall personnel use if drafting from a static water source?
A personal flotation device
According to the Water Tanker SOG, in the event an incident requires multiple tankers, how many tankers from Caledon will respond?
A minimum of 4.
According to the Water Tanker SOG, the 410 is a dividing line. Which tankers from Caledon will respond from the East and which from the West of the 410 hwy?
West - T307, 304, 305, 309
East - T307, 302, 303, 306