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1

How often are routine vehicle checks carried out?

• change of watch
• whenever there is a change of riders

2

What action should be taken if a vehicle needs to traverse soft uneven ground?

Crew members dismount and act as 'lookouts' observing the wheels for signs of sinking

3

In what circumstances should a driver attempt to negotiate a low structure or obstruction?

Under no circumstances unless there are crew members acting as lookouts

4

Who has overall responsibility for crew safety on an appliance?

Vehicle driver and oic

5

What act grants exemption to firefighters wearing seat belts while donning PPE?

The road traffic act 1982

6

When will the shutter warning system activate?

When the handbrake is realised and a shutter or door is open

7

How does the shutter warning system notify crew members?

An audible 'warning door ajar' and 2 lights above drivers head

8

What should be done if the shutter warning system has activated?

• The vehicle should be stopped
• handbrake applied
• physical check of all lockers and shutters by crew to confirm they are locked

9

If there is doubt to whether a vehicle can progress on soft or uneven ground what should be done?

The vehicle should return to the highway via the same route - reversing all the way if necessary

10

What should be done if a vehicle becomes bogged down?

• No attempts to free it
• contact brigade control and await recovery

11

Where can the vehicles dimensions be found?

• In the operators handbook
• on a plate in the driving area

12

In what instance does a seat belt malfunction become a code 1 defect?

• either seat belts of front cab
• if available rear seat belts drops to 2

13

What act states that employees should take reasonable care for their own safety and that of others?

Health and safety at work act 1974
Section 7