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Hamilton Fire Department – All Personnel Memos 2016-AP-042; When can you short jack an
Aerial device?
A) Never
B) Only on the nonworking side
C) Only if the jack would be on grass.
D) Only if a Senior Officer orders it to be done.

A) Never

2

Training Bulleting 195 - When the precision gas mixture cylinder, Industrial Scientific Cal Gas,
used for bump testing the Ventis MX4 gas detector, becomes empty, what form is required to be
completed to receive a new full cylinder?
A) A2O form
B) Supply Requisition
C) Form 437 faxed to Breathing Apparatus Technician
D) Phone call to Stores

C) Form 437 faxed to Breathing Apparatus Technician

3

Training Bulleting 195 - When should the Ventis MX4 be turned on?
A) In cab of apparatus
B) Outside, near the vehicle exhaust
C) Fresh air environment
D) None of the above

C) Fresh air environment

4

The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Claims – Reporting an Injury, information sheet for, HFD Career Staff, explains the process and checklist for submitting such claims. Part of the checklist states;

A) The employee’s immediate supervisor MUST complete the “WSIB On-Line Incident Report” (Parklane Systems) and submit within 48 hours of the occurrence. This report is to be done online via the link that has been developed and is now located on the home page of HESNet intranet site. Prior to logging out, a copy should be printed and provided to the employee for their records.

B) The employee’s immediate supervisor MUST complete the “WSIB On-Line Incident Report” (Parklane Systems) and submit within 24 hours of the occurrence. This report is to be done online via the link that has been developed and is now located on the home page of HESNet intranet site. Prior to logging out, a copy should be printed and provided to the employee for their records.

C) The employee’s immediate supervisor MUST complete the “WSIB On-Line Incident Report” and submit within 24 hours of the occurrence. This report is to be done online via the link that has been developed and is now located on the N Drive in Department Common under WSIB. Prior to logging out, a copy should be printed and provided to the employee for their records.

D) The employee’s immediate supervisor MUST complete the “WSIB On-Line Incident Report” (Parklane Systems) and submit within 24 hours of the occurrence. This report is to be done online via the link that has been developed and is now located on the home page of HESNet intranet site. Prior to logging out, a copy should be printed and provided L288 Health and Safety representative for their records.

B) The employee’s immediate supervisor MUST complete the “WSIB On-Line Incident Report”
(Parklane Systems) and submit within 24 hours of the occurrence. This report is to be done online via
the link that has been developed and is now located on the home page of HESNet intranet site. Prior
to logging out, a copy should be printed and provided to the employee for their records.

Reference: 2018-AP-157

5

In the Hamilton Fire Department FDM Instructional Booklets, in the Public Events Kiosk (Page 4-
5), the following information will be entered under the “Complete Event” button;

A) Number of Participants, Date and Time, Officer in Charge.
B) Participants by age (under 15, under 59, 60+), Duration, Notes.
C) Number of Participants, Name of Group, Officer in Charge
D) Event Authorized By, Date and Time, Notes.

B) Participants by age (under 15, under 59, 60+), Duration, Notes.

6

Under the Incident Management System first arriving Company Officers at an incident whom
are performing at the task level are advised to transfer command _____________ to the next
incoming Company Officer?
A) only upon arrival of the senior officer
B) upon arrival of last apparatus
C) immediately
D) eventually

C) immediately

7

When you respond to a non-emergency lockout, who should you request to attend?
A) Senior Officer
B) Hamilton Police
C) A ladder truck
D) Hamilton Hydro

B) Hamilton Police

8

You are the Company Officer at a scene where the Accountability system is operating at Level 3.
Who would you have to give your crews brass name tags to?
A) Rehab Officer
B) Incident Safety Officer
C) Accountability Officer
D) Entry Control Officer

D) Entry Control Officer

9

The number of Form #327 re-inspections must be made, prior to submitting the subject form to
the Fire Prevention Bureau for noncompliance, is____?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four

B) Two

10

What 10 Code transmission is to be used to request a police response when FIRE personnel are
involved in an incident and exposed to an imminent threat of bodily harm?
A) 10-33
B) 10-45
C) 10-78
D) 10-99

C) 10-78

11

Hamilton Fire Department Operational Policy 0118.00 Training Sessions, Courses & Conferences,
it states, the “the District Senior Officers are responsible to see that each Career Fire-fighter on
their shift and within their respective district is given a minimum of ______ per calendar year.
A) 150 to 200 hours of drill
B) 160 hours of drill
C) 100 hours theory and 80 hours practical
D) 120 hours theory and 60 hours practical

D) 120 hours theory and 60 hours practical

12

Policy and Procedures – 0301.00 Incident Reporting - The Officer’s Supplemental and the
(Master) Incident Report should be supplemented by additional details provided from the
Officer’s ______ from the scene?
A) Observations
B) Notes
C) Assigned Tasks
D) Actions

B) Notes

13

Policy and Procedures, 0301.00 Incident Reporting - For each incident to which their apparatus
responds, the Company Officer shall complete all information required on the Apparatus
Response Report for the following?
A) When in command of a vehicle not first in on an emergency
B) At any time, actions are taken by the Officer and /or crew
C) To confirm their response, even if they were subsequently canceled
D) All of the above

D) All of the above

14

Policy and Procedures 0301.00 Incident Reporting - At the conclusion of any noteworthy incident
(i.e. rescue, public service, controversy, etc.), the Incident Commander should e-mail the
____________, details of the incident. This should include the date, time, incident number and a
brief description if such a description is not contained in the narrative of the Master Incident
Record in Fire RMS.
A) Deputy Chief Operations
B) Public Information Officer
C) District Chief
D) Platoon Chief

D) Platoon Chief

15

Policy and Procedures 0305.00 Submission of Lists/Damage Reports on FDM (437) - The Officer
must list no more than ___________ item(s) per 437 Report
A) 3 items
B) 1 item
C) 6 items
D) 2 items

B) 1 item

16

Policy and Procedures 0303.00 Form 327 – This is a_________ document that is intended to formally advise the responsible party of a change in the status of the item(s) indicated so they can take the necessary actions to remedy the situation or allow for the change (i.e. fire watches) The
owner or the owner's representative is responsible to restore the system to full service. By signing the form, the owner or the owner's representative releases and indemnifies the City of Hamilton and the HFD of any claims, costs, etc.

A) Internal Document
B) Legal Document
C) Informal Document
D) Fire Prevention Document

B) Legal Document

17

Policy and Procedures 0116.04 Power Failures - The Company Officer shall assign personnel to the apparatus bay doors to disengage the automatic door opener and raise the door using manual means. This shall be done immediately to verify doors can be easily opened. Complications shall be immediately reported to the District Senior Officer/Area Commander and Communications. a)
During mild weather/summer months Officers will ______?

A) Apparatus should be moved on the ramp area and parked in preparation for apparatus movement
B) Apparatus bay doors should be closed
C) Chain(s) shall be secured in the lock-up bracket (where applicable)
D) All of the above

D) All of the above

18

Policy & Procedure 111.2.05 Shopping – While in public locations shopping for food, HFD fire
apparatus shall be parked in accordance with the following:
A) Out of the way so as not to impede the flow of traffic or pedestrians, or a fire route.
B) Engine shut down.
C) In compliance with any relevant legislation.
D) All of the above.

D) All of the above.

19

Policy & Procedure 0415.00 Damage or Theft Involving HFD Property – Equipment that is not
found should be replaced using a;
A) Lost/Damage Reports.
B) Memo
C) 327 Form
D) Supply request

A) Lost/Damage Reports.

20

Policy & Procedure 0120.00 Court/Inquest Appearances – HFD personnel subpoenaed to serve as a witness, shall notify ___________?
A) No One
B) Appropriate Captain
C) Platoon Chief/Division Chief
D) Appropriate Deputy Chief

C) Platoon Chief/Division Chief

21

Policy & Procedure 0423.00 Equipment-General – It is whose responsibility to ensure that all
equipment, on their apparatus, has been accounted for before returning from an alarm?
A) Driver
B) Company Officer
C) All members of the Crew
D) Incident Command

B) Company Officer

22

In accordance with the City of Hamilton, Code of Conduct for Employees Policy (Policy HR -01-09)
Directors, Managers, Supervisors and Elected Officials must:
A) Ensure that employees review and sign off on the Code of Conduct annually
B) Ensure that employees review and sign off on the Code of Conduct on a bi annual basis
C) Ensure that employees review and sign off on the Code of Conduct on a quarterly basis
D) None of the above

A) Ensure that employees review and sign off on the Code of Conduct annually

23

Under the City of Hamilton Substance Policy managers and supervisors are responsible for the following:

A) Communicate with employees about the need to maintain a workplace that is free from substance abuse
B) Identify and address any situation where an employee appears to be impaired/unfit to work that could impact their ability to perform their job safely
C) Prohibit without exception the operation of a motor vehicle by an employee who appears impaired/unfit for work
D) All of the above

D) All of the above

24

In the City of Hamilton Corporate Policy, Computer and Technology Acceptable Use Policy;
Section 7 - Monitoring 7.1 (Page 2) it states:
A) All Authorized Users should be aware that the City’s Computers and Network Services create activity records, including but not limited to, every Internet site visited, and every message sent.
B) Limited or occasional use of the Computer and Network Services for personal activities is acceptable, provided the privilege is not abused.
C) Authorized Users must protect proprietary information.
D) Downloading or storing on the City’s network servers any non-work-related photo, music or video files are prohibited.

A) All Authorized Users should be aware that the City’s Computers and Network Services create activity

25

In the City of Hamilton Corporate Policy, Computer and Technology Acceptable Use Policy;
Section 8 – Usage (8.18.2 pg.6) states “Unacceptable and inappropriate usage includes, but is not limited to the following:
A) Printing scanning, saving or forwarding inappropriate material, except as properly authorized shall not be considered a violation of this policy.
B) Sending chain letters, junk mail or broadcast transmissions
C) Accessing, displaying or storing e-mail messages, graphics or images on the City’s Computer and Network Services that are obscene, harassing or fraudulent or that are offensive and conducive to a poisoned work environment.
D) Distributing outside of the City’s internal network any non-public information.

C) Accessing, displaying or storing e-mail messages, graphics or images on the City’s Computer and Network Services that are obscene, harassing or fraudulent or that are offensive and conducive to a poisoned work environment.

26

In the City of Hamilton Corporate Human Resources Policy, Harassment and Discrimination
Prevention Policy (includes Sexual Harassment) cites examples of Sexual Harassment Behaviors
(pg. 6) which include:
A) Practical jokes which result in embarrassment or insult or negatively affect work performance.
B) Display of sexually offensive material.
C) Patronizing or condescending behaviors
D) Differential treatment of an individual.

B) Display of sexually offensive material.

27

Under the Violence in the Workplace Prevention Policy (Page 5), employees are required to:
A) Immediately report all incidents of workplace violence to Supervisors or Human Resources
B) Participate in annual training sessions concerning violence in the workplace
C) Maintain a written journal on all witnessed or suspected incidents involving violence in the workplace
D) All of the above

A) Immediately report all incidents of workplace violence to Supervisors or Human Resources

28

Under the City of Hamilton Substance Policy (Page 3&4) it is the expectation that employees:
A) Must not report for duty while impaired by alcohol or illicit drugs
B) Must not engage in unauthorized consumption of alcohol while on duty or in the workplace
C) Must use medications responsibly ensuring their ability to perform work safely, competently or efficiently is not impaired
D) All of the above

D) All of the above

29

Hamilton Fire Department Operational Guideline 0501.00, Incident Management/Incident
Management System, under Establishment of Command, it states that “the unit assuming
Command shall transmit a brief radio report including;
A) Identification of Unit on scene, brief description of the incident, conditions, personnel concerns, and assume command.
B) Identification of Unit on scene, confirm address of the incident, brief description of the incident, obvious conditions, any obvious safety concerns, and assume command.
C) Identification of Units on scene, confirm the address of the incident, personnel compliment, and pass command if required.
D) Identification of the incident address, confirm safety concerns, assume command, and assign other responding apparatus

B) Identification of Unit on scene, confirm address of the incident, brief description of the incident,
obvious conditions, any obvious safety concerns, and assume command.

30

In Hamilton Fire Department Operational Guideline 0502.00, Incident Management/Incident Roles and Responsibilities, states the role of ‘Captain’ is;

A) To continuously monitor the safety of emergency operations and act as an extension of the incident Commander’s eyes.
B) To act an assistant to the Incident Commander, that
gathers and records information.
C) To act as the Incident Commander as required or operate at the assigned level under the direction of an Incident Commander.
D) To ensure the efficient and reliable performance of all personnel on scene of an incident.

C) To act as the Incident Commander as required or operate at the assigned level under the direction of
an Incident Commander.