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Which of the following is NOT important for company officers to know?




A THE FIREMAN'S RULE


B ORGANIZATIONAL POLICIES, RULES AND


REGULATIONS


C FEDERAL STATE/PROVINCIAL, AND LOCAL


LAWS/ORDINANCES


D OTHER COUNTRIES' LAW, STANDARDS


AND REGULATIONS

D

Which of the following is a rule of Conduct or procedure established by custom, agreement or authority?




A. LAW


B. POLICY


C ORDINANCE


D REGULATION

A

Which of the following are the basic "law of the land" in both the US and Canada?




A THE FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONS


B THE FEDERAL COURT SYSTEMS


C STATE/PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT


D STATE OR PROVINCIAL LEGILATURES

A

Which of the following is NOT a branch of the US and Canadian federal government?




A JUDICIAL


B EXECUTIVE


C LEGISLATIVE


D ADMINISTRATIVE

D

Which of the following branches of government creates laws?




A JUDICIAL


B EXECUTIVE


C LEGISLATIVE


D ADMINISTRATIVE

D

Which of the following branches of gov't implements, administers, and enforces laws?




A JUDICIAL


B EXECUTIVES


C LEGISLATIVE


D ADMINISTRATIVE

B

The judicial branch:




A. CREATES LAW


B ENFORCES LAW


C INTERPRETS LAW


D ADMINISTERS LAWS

C

Which types of laws are the result of legislative actions?




A STATUTORY LAWS


B COMMON LAWS


C PROCEDURAL LAWS


D SUBSTANTIVE LAWS

A

Which type of laws are based on tradition, custom, usage and decisions of the judicial courts within a particular country, society, or culture?




A CIVIL LAWS


B CRIMINAL LAWS


C COMMON LAWS


D SUBSTANTIVE LAWS



C

Administrative laws are:




A LAWS ENACTED BY LEGISLATIVE BODIES OF


GOVERNMENT


B RULES OR MECHANISM USED TO ENFORCE


SUBSTANTIVE LAWS


C LAWS CREATED AND ENFORCED TO


IMPLEMENT THE LEGISLATION FOR WHICH


THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE.


D LAWS CREATED BY GOVERNMENT


AGENCIES AND USED TO ENFORCE AND


IMPLEMENT STATUTORY LAW

D

Acts of terrorism are examples of _____ law.




A CIVIL


B CRIMINAL


C STATUTORY


D COMMON

B

Liability is:




A A LEGAL OBLIGATION OR RESPONSIBILITY


B A MEANS BY WHICH SOCIETY CAN


PROTECT ITSELF


C THE ABILITY TO BE SUED BY A GROUP OR


PERSON


D THE ABILITY TO BE TAKEN TO COURT BY A


GROUP OR PERSON

A

When a criminal act applies to public servants,


it is called:




A. NEGLIGENCE


B MALFEASANCE


C MISFEASANCE


D NONFEASANCE

B

If an employee commits a crime while on duty, who responsible?




A THE EMPLOYEE


B THE EMPLOYER


C THE EMPLOYEE'S SUPERVISOR


D BOTH THE EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER

A

Which of the following is the definition of tort?




A A FAILURE TO ACT


B A BREACH OF LEGAL DUTY


C A CIVIL WRONG OR INJURY


D A CRIMINAL WRONG OR INJURY



C

Most civil actions against fire & emergency services organizations are related to ___________ liability?


A TORT


B CRIMINAL


C PERSONAL


D NEGLIGENCE

A

When a person possesses a greater amount of expertise than others, that person's _________ is proportionately greater.




A CIVIL DUTY


B LEGAL DUTY


C RESPONSIBILITY


D STANDARD OF CARE

A

The standard of care says that an EMT is responsible for the standard of care a reasonable, prudent, and careful _______ would be expected to meet.




A EMT


B DOCTOR


C CITIZEN


D PARAMEDIC

A

An EMT improperly using an AED he or he has been trained to use is an example of:




A NEGLIGENCE


B NONFEASANCE


C MISFEASANCE


D MALFEASANCE

C

A fireman's rule say that:




A PROPERTY OWNERS CANNOT BE HELD


RESPONSIBLE FOR A FIREFIGHTER'S


INJURIES.


B FIREFIGHTERS CANNOT EXPECT


COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED


WHILE ON DUTY


C GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES CANNOT BE


HELD TO A HIGH STANDARD OF CARE


THAN OTHER CITIZENS.


D GOVERNMENTAL EMPLOYEES CANNOT BE


HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR MONETARY


PAYMENT OF AWARD IN LEGAL CASES

A

Which of the following is the doctrine that the federal, state/provincial, or local government is immune to lawsuit unless it gives its consent?




A SOVEREIGN IMMUNITY


B VICARIOUS IMMUNITY


C NEGLIGENCE IMMUNITY


D NONFEASANCE IMMUNITY

A

Company officers must be familiar with federal laws that relate to all of the following EXCEPT:




A PROTECTING HEALTH AND SAFETY


B PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT


C PROTECTING STATE'S RIGHTS


D PROTECTING THEIR SUBORDINATES


EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS

C

The major health & safety laws in the US are created by:




A EPA


B OSHA


C EEOC


D FLSA

B

Environmental laws in the US are created by:




A EPA


B ADA


C DOT


D OSHA

A

OSHA regulations for which company officers are responsible are contained in:




A TITLE 29 CFR


B TITLE 32 CFR


C TITLE 40 CFR


D TITLE 48 CFR





A

Which of the following can be held responsible if environmental protection regulations are not followed?




A THE EPA


B OSHA


C NIOSH


D COMPANY OFFICERS AND SUBORDINATES



D


The Civil Rights Act eliminates discrimination in employment due to all of the following EXCEPT:




A RACE


B COLOR


C RELIGION


D EXPERIENCE

D

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission was charged with protect the rights of protected classes such as:




A WORKERS OVER AGE 70


B WORKERS UNDER AGE 20


C WORKER WITH DISABILITIES


D WORKERS OF CERTAIN RELIGIONS

C

Affirmative action mean that:




A EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS MUST BE


LOWERED


B PERFORMANCE TEST CAN TEST BEYOND


ACTUAL JOB REQUIREMENTS


C STANDARDS FOR RECRUITMENT MUST BE


ESSENTIAL FOR THE WORK


D EMPLOYERS CAN ONLY DISCRIMINATE ON


THE BASIS OF EDUCATION, NOT RACE OR


SEX



C

Which of the following means treating an applicant or employee differently than those of another race, gender, religion, etc?




A ADVERSE IMPACT


B SEXUAL HARASSMENT


C DISPARATE TREATMENT


D REASONBLE ACCOMMONDATION

C

Discriminating against a single parent or pregnant woman is an example of:


A. ADVERSE IMPACT


B SEXUAL HARRASSMENT


C DISPARATE TREATEMENT


D REASONABLE ACCOMODATION

C

Using minimum heights & weight requirement in the hiring process is an example of:


A. ADVERSE IMPACT


B SEXUAL HARRASSMENT


C DISPARATE TREATEMENT


D REASONABLE ACCOMODATION

A


Which of the following is any overt, unwanted, or unwelcome sexual behavior or advance by someone who has the power to reward OR punish the employee?


A RETALIATION


B QUIDI PRO QUO


C A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT


D GENDER-BASED DISCRIMINATION

B


Sexual oriented jokes and explicit e-mails are examples of:


A RETALIATION


B QUIDI PRO QUO


C A HOSTILE WORK ENVIRONMENT


D GENDER-BASED DISCRIMINATION

C

Reasonable accommodation is the idea that employers are required to do what is reasonable to accomodate their employee's differences, which include all of the following EXCEPT:


A RELIGIOUS DIFFERENCES


B GENDER-BASED DIFFERENCES


C DIFFERENCES BASED ON PERSONAL


PREFERENCES


D DIFFERENCES BASED ON PERMANENT


PHYSICAL OR MENTAL IMPAIRMENT

C


The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) covers:


A. PREGNANCY


B BROKEN LIMBS


C MENTAL DISABILITIES


D DRUG OR ALCOHOL ABUSE

C


Which of the following are exempt from the ADA?


A HOTELS


B RESTAURANTS


C PRIVATE CLUBS


D GROCERY STORES

C

Which of the following statments about ADA regulation is LEAST accurate?


A. FIRE DEPTS MUST BE ADA COMPLIANT


B EXISTING BARRIERS IN PUBLIC


ACCOMODATIONS MUST BE REMOVED


C PUBLIC ACCOMMODATIONS MUST


COMPLY WITH ADA REGULATIONS


REGARDLESS OF COST


D PUBLIC ESTABLISHEMENTS MUST PROVIDE


WIDER DOORS AND WHEELCHAIR-


ACCESSIBLE TELEPHONES

C

ADA regulations in employment only apply to organizations with _____ employees:


A. 15 OR MORE FULL TIME


B 15 OR MORE PART TIME


C 50 OR MORE FULL TIME


D 50 OR MORE PART TIME

A

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) guarantees that:


A. WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR BE PAID


OVERTIME AT TWO TIMES SALARY RATE IF


THEY WORK MORE THAN 50 HOURS IN


ONE WEEK.


B. FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS BE


PAID OVERTIME AT A TIME AND ONE HALF


SALARY RATE IF THEY WORK MORE


THAN 40 HOURS IN ONE WEEK.


C. WORKERS IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR BE


PAID OVERTIME AT A TIME AND ONE HALF


SALARY RATE IF THEY WORK MORE THAN


40 HOURS IN ONE WEEK


D FIRE & EMERGENCY SERVICES


ADMINSTRATION PERSONNEL BE PAID


OVERTIME AT A TIME AND ONE HALF


SALARY IF THEY WORK MORE THAN 63


HOURS IN ONE WEEK

C

The majority of the national consensus standards that fire & emergency service organization in the U.S. and Canada use are developed and published by:


A. UL


B ICC


C DoD


D NFPA

D

Which of the following is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the voluntary standarization and conformity assessment system?


A. ASTM


B ULC


C ANSI


D CCBFC

C

Which of the following is a consensus-based standards origin and test organization?


A UL


B NFPA


C ANSI


D ASTM INTERNATIONAL

D

Products that bear the ____ label have been tested for their intended use and are certifed as safe:


A UL


B ICC


C DoD


D NFPA

A

Which Canadian organization develops and maintains six of Canada's model construction and fire codes?



A CSA


B CGSB


C ULC


D CCBFC

D

What are the different classifications of laws?

  • substantive
  • procedural
  • common
  • statutory
  • administrative
  • criminal
  • civil

Classifications of Laws:




substantive

-deals with actual issues by establishing principles, defining duties andobligations, and creating and defining the limitations of rights within a society.

Classifications of Laws:




two types of substantive laws

tort


contract

Classifications of Laws:




procedural

-defines the judiciary rules or mechanisms used to enforce substantive laws. They are established by legislative actions and constitutions.

Classifications of Laws:




Common

-bases laws in the U.S. that are traditional or customary.

Classifications of Laws:




statutory

pertains to laws enacted by legislative bodies of government

Classifications of Laws:




administrative

-pertains to laws created by government agencies and used to enforce and implement statutory law.

Classifications of Laws:




criminal

-protects society as a whole from wrongful actions

Classifications of Laws:




civil

defines relationships between individuals or groups and helps to resolve disputes between parties. Established by legislative action rather than judicial decisions

legal obligation or responsibility:




Firemans rule

holds that firefighters, rescuers, and other emergency responders know the risks involved and are trained to deal with those risks; therefore, they are not entitled to redress (compensation for injuries) from the property owner for injury suffered as a result of performing their duty.

what are the two types of legal obligations/responsibilities?

firemans rule




governmental immunity

What are the different types of Federal laws?

  • osha
  • epa
  • civil rights act
  • equal employment opportunity commision
  • affirmitive action

What is the most comprehensive legislation of its type in US history and was passed in 1964

Civil Rights act

Affirmative Action

requires that the standards for recruitment, selection, and promotion be essential for the work and based on work-related criteria