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1

The fire department safety officer association developed and offered a class titled "preparing the fire ground safety officer". This class split the safety officer role into 2 which titles?

Health safety officer (HSO)
Incident safety officer (ISO)

2

What functions does the HSO focus on?

Health and safety administration

3

What functions does the ISO focus on?

scene-specific operations

4

What are the ISO functions?

Monitor incidents
Evaluate hazard/risks
Develop preventive measures
Intervene to prevent harm
Communicate safety messages
Incident action plan review

5

What are the overlapping functions of the HSO and ISO?

Accident investigation
Post-incident analysis
Safety committee participation
Procedure review

6

NFPA 1500

HSO requirements, duties, and responsibilities

7

NFPA 1561

ISO requirements, duties, and responsibilities

8

NFPA 1521

HSO qualifications

9

NFPA 1521

ISO qualifications for fire department ISOs

10

NFPA 1026

ISO qualifications for NIMS safety officers

11

What Act established OSHA and solidified the responsibility of employers to create safe working conditions?

The Williams-Steiger Act of 1970

12

What is Medic and what does it stand for?

ISO responsibilities
M- Monitor the incident environment and activities
E- Evaluate hazard potentials
D- Develop preventative measures
I- Intervene when a threat exists
C- Communicate urgent and advisory safety messages

13

Recent data in firefighter LODDs are slowly declining in

Cardiac, Non-incident, and apparatus

14

Recent data in firefighter LODDs are increasing in

Fireground