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1

In the event of an alarm activation, members are required to provide what?

Immediate notification to command

2

Members consuming air after the activation of their low air alarm are consuming air that is referred to as what?

reserve air

3

When should members exit the IDLH environment, relative to their low air alarm?

PRIOR to activation of low air alarm

4

Which NFPA standard details air management directives?

NFPA 1404

5

When shall members check their SCBA?

Arrival for duty

6

What is the minimum acceptable air pressure for entry into an IDLH environment?

5000psi

7

At what intervals should air consumption be monitored? (5)

regular (~5 min)
Change of work area
Passing landmarks
between assignments
situation dictates

8

Air status/report shall be given to the CO when the first member reaches what pressure?

2500psi or blinking yellow HUD

9

At what pressure and % does the low air alarm activate?

1800psi
33%

10

What shall occur when a low air alarm activates in an IDLH?

radio to command with who, what, where

11

Where should a crew member with a low air alarm be positioned relative to the crew?

middle, in touch contact

12

What are the five automatic criteria for calling a mayday?

low air alarm + disoriented
SCBA failure
trapped/entangled/unable to free < 1 min
FF in distress
IC discretion