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16 Cards in this Set

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Signs of building imminent collapse
1. Large accumulations of water on the floor.
2. Sagging floor
3. Spongy floors and roofs
4. Burned out trusses
5. Wall bowing outward
6. Corner separations
7. Loud groans and noises from structural members
8. And cracks
Describe the actions necessary when trapped or disoriented in a fire situation or in a dangerous situation
When trapped or disoriented in a fire situation or in a dangerous situation remember these steps:
a. Try to follow the hose line.
b. Try to treat downward, but not the basement.
c. Try to find a room with a window.
d. Close door behind you to act as a firewall.
e. Find a window is available use it.
f. If trapped, make every effort to control and relax breathing.
g. When air supply is gone disconnect breathing tube and breath trough coat.
h. Donot remove SCBA face piece.
Most common fireground injury
sprin and strains
Critical Incident Stress Debriefings should be held ______ after the incident
asap up to 17 hours
Safety Triangle includes
PPE---->Training---->Physical Fitness--->
Pants and coat consist of ___ layers
three (outer shell, vapor barrier, and inner lining)
According to NFPA 1971 gloves must be
heat & flame resistance, cut resistance, and resistance to weather and moisture.
According to 1971 boots must be
1.steel toe to withstand 2500 pounds
2.cushioned instep and shin protection
3.water resistance at least 5 inches above heel
If the fire fighter remains motionless for about ________, the PASS alarm sounds.
30 seconds
Aconym PASS
Personal Alert Safety System
When lifting bend with your ____, avoid using your ____ muscles.
When lifting bend with your KNEES, avoid using your BACK muscles.
The second most common injuries are cause by
slips and falls
About __% of all fire fighting injuries occur while on fire apparatus
To avoid injury while on fire apparatus
1)Put gear on before mounting truck
2) Use handrails
3) Never run after moving apparatus
4) Don't ride on tailboard
5) Seat belts on untill apparatus is at scene and to a full stop. etc
According to 1971 helmets must
Electrical resistance of 2200 volts for 1 minute.
Impact resistant, penetration resistance, with reflective trim, chin strap and ear flaps or helmet liner
10 Safety facts while at fireground
1. Know the plan and be part of it.
2. Never go beyond your air supply.
3. Never breath smoke
4. Never free lance
5. Use sensible level of aggression
6. Always have an escape route
7. Always be aware of the surroundings
8. Look and listen for signs of collaspe, backdraft, and flashover
9. Stay at level of training, not above standard of care
10. Everybody takes care of eachother