Flashcards in Chapter 2: FF Safety and History Deck (15)
Sharp of severe; having a rapid onset and short duration.
Intermediate partial bulkhead that reduces the surge effect in a partially loaded liquid tank.
Long-term and reoccurring.
Area beneath a wall in which the wall is likely to land it if loses structural integrity.
Limiting the access of nonemergency personnel to the emergency scene.
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Program to help employees and their families with work or personal problems.
Condition, substance, or device that can directly cause injury or loss; the source of a risk.
Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH)
Description of any atmosphere that poses an immediate hazard to life or produces immediate, irreversible, debilitating effects on health.
To make less harsh or intense; to alleviate.
Allowing firefighters to rest, rehydrate, and recover during an incident.
Risk Management Plan
Written plan that analyzes the exposure to hazards, implements appropriate risk management techniques, and establishes criteria for monitoring their effectiveness.
Perception of the surrounding environment, and the ability to anticipate future events.
Standard of Care
Level of care that all persons should receive; care that does not meet this standard is considered inadequate.
Any agent, condition, or experience that causes stress.