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1

What are the three components of the Safety Triad?

Procedures, Equipment, and Personnel

2

What is a formal process?

Defined in writing such as; SOP, SOG, department directives, and temporary memorandums

3

What is a procedure?

Strict directives that must be followed with little or no flexibility

4

What is a guideline?

Adaptable templates that allow flexibility in the application

5

What is an informal process?

A part of the departments routine but not written; OJT, new member training, day to day routine

6

What are some qualities of a good SOP?

Simple language
Clear Direction
Tested Technique
Easily interpretation
Applicability to many scenarios
Specific to critical or life endangering points

7

Define Training?

The process of learning and applying knowledge and skills

8

Define Education ?

The process of developing one's analytical ability using principles, concepts, and values

9

What are three factors that affect personnel with the safety triad?

Training
Health
Attitude

10

What are the Five Steps of Risk Management ?

Step 1: Hazard Identification
Step 2: Hazard Evaluation
Step 3: Hazard Prioritization
Step 4: Hazard Control
Step 5: Hazard Monitoring

11

What is the meaning of Mitigation ?

Overall strategy used to control a hazard or hazards

12

What is a risk countermeasure ?

Actions taken to accomplish mitigation; used to effect the hazard mitigation

13

What is Mitigation Hierarchy?

A preferred order of hazard control strategies;elimination, reduction, adaption, transfer, and avoidance

14

A well-applied SOP improves _______ _____?

departmental safety

15

An SOP can become a training _______, a tool to minimize liability, and a tool to ______ members.

outline
guide

16

The practical application of SOP's puts the _____ in the best place to suggest changes to SOP's or even create new ones.

ISO

17

Failures to follow SOP's should be addressed during _______ or safety committee meetings.

post-incident analysis

18

What component of the safety triad is the least arguable factor of the operational triad?

equipment

19

OSHA regulations. Know as the Code of _______ Regulations.

Federal

20

Fire service equipment are tailored to meet or exceed ______ standards. These standards are designed to offer a minimum acceptable standard for equipment design, _____ and maintenance.

NFPA
application

21

Many equipment manufactures use these agencies to show that their equipment meets or exceeds design and performance requirements. What agencies?

NIOSH, ANSI, FM, and UL

22

What is an example that in some cases equipment designed to improve safety can actually lead to greater risk taking?

Firefighting Structural Gear

TPP - Thermal Protective Performance

23

What are the 3 factors that must be addressed as part of the personnel leg of the safety triad?

Acquired Training and education
The person's physical and mental Health
The person's general and current Attitude

24

A successful safety program usually work in tandem with successful training program. An organization that is plaqued with injuries or suffering from costly accidents usually has a deficiency in it ________ effort.

Training

25

What makes a training program effective?

Clear objectives
Applicability to incident handing
Established proficiency level
Identification of potential hazards
Defining the Acceptable risk to be taken
Options, should something go wrong
Accountability to act as trained

26

What helps shape an individual's values and attitude ?

Safety Education

27

What continues to be the leading cause of firefighter LODD and contributor to injuries ?

Stress and overexertion

28

What are some the prevalent factors that affect safety attitude?

Safety Culture
Firefighter death or injury history of a given department
Examples set by Chiefs, line officers, and veteran firefighter

29

A departments ____ _____ is made up of the ideas, skills, and customs that are passed from one generation to another.

safety culture

30

Risk can be simply defined as the chance of ______, injury, or ________.

damage
loss