Flashcards in Chapter 2- Safety Concepts Deck (13)
Creating a safe operational environment is dependent on 3 components
(the triad) Procedures, equipment, and personnel
What is a formal process?
is defined in writing and can take on many forms such as SOPs, SOGs, departmental directives, and temporary memorandums.
are strict directives that must be followed with little or no flexibility
are adaptable templates that allow flexibility in application
What is an informal process?
is a process or operation that is part of a departments routine but that is not written.
What is training?
is the process of learning and applying knowledge and skills.
What is education?
is the process of developing one's analytical ability using principles, concepts, and values.
can simply be defined as the chance of damage, injury, or loss.
is the process of minimizing the chance, degree, or probability of damage, injury, or loss.
What is the 5 step process for risk management?
Identify, evaluate, prioritize, control, and monitor hazards.
the overall strategy of hazard control
The fire service mitigation hierarchy refers to a preferred order of hazard control strategies
Elimination, reduction, adaption, transfer, and avoidance