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Indicates a fire fighter is in trouble and requires immediate assistance

Mayday

A rope used for orientation when inside a structure when there is low or no visibility

Guideline

Defines the manner in which a fire department conducts operations at an emergency incident

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

An extension of the two in / two out rule

RIC

Becomes easier through study and experience

Hazard recognition

May not be evident by simple observation

Hazardous conditions

A temporary place of refuge in which to await rescue

Safe location

Weighs the positive results that can be achieved against the probability and severity of potential negative consequences

Risk benefit analysis

Escaping or exiting a hazardous area under one's own power

Self rescue

Reduces the effects of fatigue during an emergency operation

Rehabilitation

What should the incident commander immediately deploy when a fire fighter needs immediate assistance?

RIC

What does fire fighters accept a higher level of risk in exchange for?

Fire fighters accept a higher level of risk in exchange for THE POSSIBILITY OF SAVING LIVES

What report is given when initiating a mayday?

LUNAR report


Location


Unit number


Name


Assignment


Resources needed

What is the most critical decision for the rescuers upon reaching a downed fire fighter?

How much time and effort are needed to remove the fire fighter

What must be learned and practiced before they can be implemented?

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

What is considered critical incident stress that is cumulative that builds over time?

Burnout

What are some observable factors that might indicate a hazard?

Building construction


Weather conditions


Occupancy

What does the NFPA 704 diamond indicate?

Hazard materials are present

What are some recognized stages of emotional reaction experienced by fire fighters and other rescue personnel after a stressful incident?

Anxiety


Denial / disbelief


Frustration / Anger

What is the most important outcome in any fire department operation?

Fire fighter survival

What is called when you compare potential positive results to potential negative consequences?

Risk benefit analysis

What should a fire fighter use to stay oriented when inside a burning structure?

Hose line or a guideline

A roll call taken by each supervisor at an emergency incident

Personnel Accountability Report (PAR)

What is called when a fire fighter may find a temporary location that provides refuge while awaiting rescue?

Safe location

What is the first step of self rescue?

Initiate mayday

Who should a fire fighter report to if they observe an increase in risk of their operation during an incident?

Company officer

The manner in which a fire department conducts operations at an emergency incident

Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)

The standard radio terminology used to report an imminent hazardous condition or situation

Emergency traffic

A crew that is assigned to stand by fully dressed, equipped for action, and ready to deploy at an incident scene

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)

A systematic way to keep track of the location and function of all personnel operating at the scene of an incident

Personnel accoutability system

Program designed to reduce both acute and chronic effects of stress related to job functions

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)

Location or separated from effects of a fire so that such effects no longer pose a threat

Safe location

Use of limited air supply in such a way as to ensure that it will last long enough to enter a hazardous area, accomplish needed tasks and return safetly

Air management

Escaping or existing a hazardous area under one's own power

Self rescue

Assigned to stand by at scene, fully dressed in PPE and SCBA and ready for action

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)

Used to indicate that a fire fighter is in trouble and requires immediate assistance

Mayday

How often are company officers and safety officers are involved in risk analysis during an incident?

Ongoing basis

What is considered important to all fire fighters and relates to the basic fact that air equals time?

Air management

Whom is responsible for the assessment of the risks and benefits and decision to commit crews to the interior of a burning structure?

Incident commander

What is the purpose of rehabilitation?

To reduce the effects of fatigue during an emergency operation

What is referred to when a company arrives at a fire together, works together and leaves together?

Team integrity

What are locations that can be used as a safe location?

Room with a door and a window

Where should RIC be placed at incident?

Outside the hazardous area

What is the best method to remain oriented within an involved structure?

Stay in contact with hose line

List parts within LUNAR report

LUNAR report


Location


Unit number


Name


Assignment


Resources needed

A component integrated within the protective coat element to aid in the rescue of an incapacitated fire fighter

Drag rescue device (DRD)

The use of a limited air supply in such a way as to ensure that it will last long enough to enter a hazardous area, accomplish needed tasks, and return safetly

Air management

Escaping or existing a hazardous area under one's own power

Self rescue

A rope used for orientation when fire fighters are inside a structure where there is low or no visibility

Guideline

A location remote or separated from the effects of a fire so that such effects no longer pose a threat

Safe location

Periodic report verifying the status of responders assigned to an incident or planned event

Personnel Accountability Report (PAR)

A program designed to reduce both acute and chronic effects of stress related to job functions

Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM)

Who is responsible for conducting a risk benefit analysis during a fire?

Everyone on fire ground

What is the time rating for an SCBA based on?

Standard rate of consumption for a typical adult under low exertion conditions in a test laboratory

What is the purpose of critical incident stress management?

To prevent a fire fighter's reaction to critical incidents from having a negative impact on the fire fighter's work and life

How often should headcounts or personnel accountability report by taken at an emergency incident?

Regular, predetermined intervals throughout the incident, generally every 10 minutes

What call takes precedence over all other radio communication?

Mayday

What is used to indicate an imminent fire ground hazard?

Emergency traffic

What message would also be used to order fire fighters to immediately withdraw from interior offensive attack positions and switch to a defensive strategy?

Emergency traffic

What call does emergency traffic message NOT take precedence over all other radio communication?

Mayday

Who has the sole purpose to rescue fire fighters operating at emergency incidents?

Rapid Intervention Crew (RIC)

What is the first step in attempting a self rescue?

Initiate a mayday

How often does a fire fighter typically consume a 45 minute rated air supply?

20 to 25 minutes

How should a fire fighter rescue yourself by locating and following a hose line to an exit?

Follow the hose line to a hose coupling


Identify male and female ends of coupling


Move from FEMALE coupling to MALE coupling

What is a good way to remember which coupling to follow when you are following a hose line to an exit?

SMOOTH SAILING / ROUGH ROAD AHEAD


FEMALE / MALE


Follow female to male to the truck

When is it permissible to risk the life of a fire fighter?

Only where there is a reasonable and realistic possibility of saving a life