Flashcards in Policies Deck (16)
What are the expected dates for completing pub ed?
May 1st - Oct 31st
How many hours a month are fire crews expected to provide pub ed?
How should a Captain choose the pub ed to be performed?
Access the Portal, choose a program based on statistical information in their run area
With regards to pub ed, Captains shall ensure what?
Crews are familiar with policy
7 hours is completed May 1 - Oct 31
All activities are logged on portal
Appropriate supplies are obtained through d-11
How long maximum can an employee extend their 24 hour shift?
Who approves shift changes?
Captains approve FFs, DCs approve Captains
For partial shift changes (less than 10 hours) what provisions must be considered?
Equal qualifications between exchanging personnel
They will not interrupt scheduled training or assignments
Exchangers must arrange own transport
Personnel should advise Officers well in advance so as to afford the opportunity to make other arrangements if necessary
When will an actor receive acting pay for a shift change?
When the Captain repaying them works a day that the actor was scheduled to act
What are the yearly maximums for shift changes?
Max 24 partial or 7 full shifts
May be exceeded up to 216 hours at DC discretion if training and department objectives are being met
Can exceed 216 by PC approval in extreme circumstances
When can mid-shift time owing be booked?
The day of the requested time owing only
What are the temperatures for heat and cold warnings?
Heat: 31C+ daytime, 20C+ nighttime, 40C+ humidex
Cold: -30C for two+ hours
Extreme Heat = 2 consecutive days
Extended Heat = 3 days or more
What constitutes severe thunderstorm warnings?
2cm+ sized hail or heavy rainfall
What should be done when there is extreme weather but no warnings in effect?
Consideration must be made whether to continue or postpone activities. If activities continue, rest areas must be established and rest time must be equal to that of work time
What happens in the case of a Heat Warning Alert during non-emergency activities?
Continue the activities until 31C is reached (including humidex)
What is a Captain's station check responsibilities?
Exit lights working/exit not blocked
Alarm system lamp operational and not in trouble mode
Weekly Generator test
Monthly Workplace Inspection Checklist and upload to portal
Monthly Fire Protection Equipment Maint. log is filled out and current