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1

Acute injury types include?

Trauma
Asphyxiation
Cuts and bruises
Thermal stress
Burns
Behavioral health issues

2

Examples of personal qualifications can include but are not limited to

•Medical certifications
•Vehicle an apparatus operation certifications
•Professional qualifications

3

________ is a good time to address safety issues.

Roll call

4

Chronic injuries include?

Exposure to carcinogens
Behavior health issues such as PTSD

5

_______________Is the most common cause of incident fatalities.

Cardiac arrest

6

Examples of unsafe acts man include but are not limited to?

Freelancing
Lack of PPE
Improper communication
Absence of fire ground accountability tracking

7

Examples of unsafe conditions may include, but are not limited to?

Zero visibility
Unsafe structural conditions
Hostile crowds
Unstable vehicles

8

Company officers should be able to recognize and address unsafe acts within facilities. These acts may include but are not limited to.

•Not using warning signs for wet surfaces
• improper use of power and handtools
•Horse play

9

At any time, company officers may be asked to conduct safety inspections on the following.

Equipment
Vehicles
Facilities

10

The organizations safety, health, and wellness program should include

•Information on emergency and nonemergency safety practices
•Overall wellness and fitness
•Inspections, and accident investigations

11

________________Is the process of identifying and analyzing the exposure to hazardous, selecting appropriate techniques to handle exposures, implementing chosen techniques, and monitoring the result of those techniques.

Risk management

12

The overall risk management plan should have three distinct sections.

Community risk management
Organizational risk management
Operational risk management

13

There are five distinct components of the organizational risk management plan

Risk identification
Risk evaluation
Establishment of priorities for action
Risk control techniques
Risk management monitoring

14

One example of operation risk management contains a five step process that maintains a continuous loop in order to evaluate the most current risk. The five step process is?

Situational awareness
Hazard assessment
Hazard control
Decision point
Evaluate

15

NFPA 1581

Standard on Fire Department Infection Control Program

16

The most common houses can be divided into the following categories

Physical injury hazards
Occupational illness
Motor vehicle related accidents
Hearing loss
Respiratory injury or illness
Hazardous materials exposure

17

Things you can do to prevent fire fighter mental illnesses are?

Take care of yourself and others
Talk openly and listen actively
Show compassion
Be direct
Be proactive

18

Warning signs for fire fighter mental illness are?

•Sudden withdrawal from social contact
•Increasingly reckless behavior
•Having a suicide plan (Time, place, method)
•Persistent feeling of hopelessness

19

Risk factors for firefighter mental illness are?

Sleep deprivation
Witnessing Trumatic events
Loss of close friendships
Knowing others who have died by suicide
Heavy alcohol drug use
Major physical illness or injury
Isolation or lack of social support