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Which point below about the Computerized Injury Reporting system is incorrect?

A) Illnesses not related to an exposure that prevent a member from continuing on duty (flu, food poisoning) do not need to be recorded in CIRS and the Medical Officer need not be notified.

B) Injury/biological exposures require the Supervisor to notify the Medical Officer on duty via FDOC.

C) A non-biological exposure report for a member who does not exhibit symptoms can be initiated without Medical Officer notification.

D) Biological exposures must be entered into CIRS immediately to ensure appropriate exposure investigation and follow up.

A) Illnesses not related to an exposure that prevent a member from continuing on duty (flu, food poisoning) do not need to be recorded in CIRS and the Medical Officer need not be notified. (INCORRECT)

(SB 7)

* Illnesses (flu, food poisoning) DO NOT need to be recorded in CIRS.
However, the Medical Officer MUST BE NOTIFIED.

1

According to Safety Bulletin 7, Computerized Injury Reporting System (CIRS), which statement below is correct?

A) Notification is required to the Medical Officer for a member who is exposed to a blood borne, airborne, or other infectious pathogen, only if that member is exhibiting symptoms.

B) Notification is required to the Medical Officer for a member with or without symptoms, who is exposed to a non-biological hazardous substance or possible hazardous substance.

C) If a member exhibits symptoms from a biological or non-biological exposure, both an Injury and Exposure Report must be completed.

D) All available injury/exposure information must be initiated and submitted no later than 10 days from the date of injury/exposure with or without the member's signature and/or narrative.

C) If a member exhibits symptoms from a biological or non-biological exposure, both an Injury and Exposure Report must be completed.

(SB 7 CIRS)

A - Biological exposures = notification to M.O. WITH OR WITHOUT
SYMPTOMS.

B - Non-Biological exposures = notification to M.O. required ONLY for
symptoms.

C - Correct

D - Injury/exposure info initiated and submitted no later than SEVEN (7)
days from the date of injury/exposure with or without members
signature and/or narrative.

2

Which statement below is incorrect regarding the use of wood forms for supporting concrete in buildings under construction?

A) The method of forming the poured concrete floors consists of 5/8" or 3/4" plywood held in place by a 4" x 4" wood stud every 6 feet on center.

B) The structural stability of the floor below the most recently poured floor could be considered sound.

C) If units observe studs placed approximately 8 feet apart, restoring is indicated.

D) Reshoring will usually be found on at least 8 floors below the most recently poured floor.

A) The method of forming the poured concrete floors consists of 5/8" or 3/4" plywood held in place by a 4" x 4" wood stud every 6 feet on center. (INCORRECT)

(SB 66)

* Every 4 FEET on center

3

Apparatus air brake systems are equipped with a low pressure indicator. This consists of a warning buzzer, warning light, or both and will activate when the air pressure falls to approximately __________?

A) 45 to 50 pounds

B) 55 to 60 pounds

C) 60 to 65 pounds

D) 100 pounds

B) 55 to 60 pounds

(SB 13)

4

According to FDNY safety bulletins, the siren is a low speed warning device linked to about a _____ foot range and speed of about _______ mph. A low speed response may actually decrease response time.

A) 125 / 30

B) 100 / 25

C) 125 / 25

D) 100 / 10

A) 125 / 30

(Safety Bulletin 1 6.4)

5

Of the statements below regarding safety bulletins, which one is not correct?

A) The high visibility safety vests are designed to be worn over bunker gear and are flame resistant.

B) The protective hood shall be worn whether dry, damp or saturated with moisture.

C) When responding to an alarm and a signal 10-20 is received units shall proceed to box location at a reduced speed. "No warning devices are to be used and all traffic regulations are to be observed."

D) While parking apparatus on AFID, remember not to park alongside building materials located on sidewalk at construction or demolition sites.

D) While parking apparatus on AFID, remember not to park alongside building materials located on sidewalk at construction or demolition sites. (INCORRECT)

(SB 3, pg 2)

* Do not park alongside building materials located BEYOND the
sidewalk at construction or demolition sites.

6

FF Smith is a senior member of Ladder 54 and is going over some safety bulletins with the new proby. Out of the four points listed below, which one did FF Smith explain incorrectly?

A) The use of the "high-low" mode on the electric sirens of this department if prohibited.

B) When driving the apparatus over a speed hump, typically the advised speed will be 15 mph for a 4" reducer and 20 mph for a 3" reducer.

C) In the event that you fall into the water wearing your bunker gear, and an SCBA, do not attempt to swim.

D) If the probies' protective hood is damaged and no spare good is available, the proby shall not operate in the IDLH.

D) If the probes protective hood is damaged and no spare good is available , the proby shall not operate in the IDLH. (INCORRECT)

(SB 83, Section 3)

* Notify OOD and if no spare hood is available, the OOD shall instruct
the member to have his helmet earflaps down, coat collar up and
secured by the neck strap.

* Choice C = If you fall in water, try to remain calm and slowly tread
water.

7

Ladder 152 reports to the rock for a drill on hazards and tactics regarding fires in Toyota Rav 4 electric cars. Which of the following is incorrect regarding these electric vehicles?

A) Do not use water to extinguish fires in these types of vehicles.

B) Class D Extinguishing agents can be used to extinguish battery pack fires.

C) Extrication tools may be used in the passenger compartment but should not be used on the traction batteries.

D) Do not cut the orange colored high voltage wiring.

A) Do not use water to extinguish fires in these types of vehicles. (INCORRECT)

(SB 86, 4)

* WATER MAY BE USED IF THE VEHICLE IS NOT CONNECTED TO A
CHARGING DEVICE.

* Choice D = Also DO NOT touch wiring if the conductor is exposed
(orange cover damaged, exposing wires)

8

You are a lieutenant assigned to L-134 and your unit has just received high visibility safety vests, one for each riding position. How shall the safety vests be marked?

A) "L-134" in black permanent marker on the outside of the vest, centered on the back of the lower reflective strap.

B) "L-134" in black permanent marker on the inside of the vest, centered on the back of the lower reflective strap.

C) "7-134" in black permanent marker on the inside of the vest, centered on the back of the lower reflective strap.

D) "L-134" in red permanent marker on the outside of the vest, centered on the back of the lower reflective strap.

B) "L-134" in black permanent marker on the inside of the vest, centered on the back of the lower reflective strap.

(SB 88, 3.1)

9

While drilling with members of your unit on safe winter driving, you were correct in all statements except which?

A) Sharp, quick turns can throw you into a skid.

B) Brake gently on slippery surfaces.

C) Squeeze brakes to prevent skids.

D) If your vehicle goes into a skid, turn your wheels away from the skid and lift your foot from the accelerator, but don't breaker or shift gears.

D) If your vehicle goes into a skid, turn your wheels away from the skid and lift your foot from the accelerator, but don't breaker or shift gears. (INCORRECT)

(SB 27)

* Turn your wheels INTO THE SKID, lift foot from accelerator, don't
brake or shift gears.

10

You are a lieutenant attending a MUD focused on the Toyota Rav 4 electric car. The captain leading the drill was correct in all of his statements except which one?

A) The vehicle is a 2 door model.

B) There is an electrical charge receptacle located on e right front fender.

C) "EV" decal is on both sides and the rear of vehicle.

D) Air intake vents are located on both rear quarter panels.

A) The vehicle is a 2 door model. (INCORRECT)

(SB 86, 2)

* Toyota Rav 4 electric car is a FOUR (4) DOOR MODEL.

11

A member of your study group discusses department policy regarding apparatus accidents. He was correct in all statements but one. Which stament is incorrect?

A) An apparatus accident that results in moderate damage and no injuries is considered a major accident.

B) An apparatus accident that results in significant damage and no injuries is considered a major accident.

C) An apparatus accident that results in minor damage and minor injuries is considered a minor accident.

D) An apparatus accident that results in no damage and minor injuries is a minor accident.

A) An apparatus accident that results in moderate damage and no injuries is considered a major accident. (INCORRECT)

(SB 56, 4.4)

* Moderate damage / No injuries = MINOR ACCIDENT

Significant damage / no injuries = Major accident

Minor damage / Minor injuries = Minor accident

No damage / no injuries = Minor accident

12

Which point regarding the use of sirens and warning lights illustrated in the FDNY safety bulletins is accurate?

A) In general, the siren should be operated in the "yelp" mode, except when encountering heavy traffic or upon approach to an intersection, the siren should be switched from "yelp" to "wail"

B) Sirens and warning lights are only to be used when engaged in Emergency Operations. It is not required to use sirens and warning light while relocating to the quarters of another unit.

C) When operating at an incident, particularly when located in or near the oath of traffic, all warning lights shall be in the "On" position to warn oncoming traffic of the presence of lane obstructions.

D) All statements are incorrect.

C) When operating at an incident, particularly when located in or near the oath of traffic, all warning lights shall be in the "On" position to warn oncoming traffic of the presence of lane obstructions.

(Safety Bulletins)

A - In general, the siren should be operated in the "WAIL" mode,
except when encountering heavy traffic or upon approach to an
intersection, the siren should be switched from "WAIL" to "YELP"

B - It IS REQUIRED to use sirens and warning light while relocating to
the quarters of another unit.

13

After taking up from an operation, the ECC is attempting to backup the rig. According to FDNY safety bulletin procedures regarding operating the fire apparatus in reverse gear, which choice below is incorrect?

A) Operating the apparatus in reverse gear is a team effort and all members are responsible for backing up the apparatus safely.

B) When apparatus is approaching an intersection in reverse, it must come to a complete stop before backing into the intersection.

C) Windows on both Chauffeur and Officers side of the front cab should be lowered. The officer should take a position along the right side of the apparatus when backing up.

D) After the intersection was deemed clear, the Nozzle FF gives the command to back up the rig through the intersection using his HT.

D) After the intersection was deemed clear, the Nozzle FF gives the command to back up the rig through the intersection using his HT. (INCORRECT)

(Safety Bulletin 2)

* ONLY OFFICER IN COMMAND can give the order to backup
apparatus into intersection.

* Using the HT to communicate is INEFFECTIVE & DANGEROUS when
backing up the apparatus. It is safer to use hand signals.

14

Which point below is correct regarding parking procedures for apparatus during building inspection?

A) Fire apparatus should never be double parked.

B) Never permit apparatus to protrude into the flowof traffic.

C) Do not park in bus stops

D) All of the above are correct.

D) All of the above are correct

(Safety Bulletins 3)

15

An FDNY facility Emergency Action Plan (EAP) provides a written guide for systematic, safe an orderly evacuation. A copy of the EAP directive must be available for inspection by what agency personnel?

A) Department of Buildings

B) Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

C) Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

D) NYS Public Employee Health and Safety (PESH)

D) NYS Public Employee Health and Safety (PESH)

(SB 61 3.1)

16

At a single Engine firehouse, the officer on duty shall review the Emergency Action Plan (EAP) with members at certain times. From the choices below, which one is incorrect?

A) Initially, when the EAP is developed

B) Whenever the EAP is changed

C) When new members are assigned

D) Semi annually in January and July

D) Semi annually in January and July. (INCORRECT)

(SB 61, 7.1)

* EAP is reviewed QUARTERLY

17

The method of forming poured concrete floors consists of plywood held in place by wood studs. One shoring stud is placed how many feet on center (OC) extending from the floor to the underside of the plywood form above?

A) every 4 feet OC

B) every 6 feet OC

C) every 8 feet OC

D) every 10 feet OC

A) every 4 feet OC

(SB 66, figure 1)

18

According to Safety Bulletin 66, the use of wood forms for support of concrete buildings under construction, where are forms and shoring lumber normally found stored for utilization at the next floor to be poured?

A) One level above the most recently poured floor

B) Two levels below the most recently poured floor

C) One level below the most recently poured floor

D) Two levels above the most recently poured floor.

B) Two levels below the most recently poured floor

(SB 66, pg 1)

19

Unless there is a responsible person on the job site to provide accurate time frame information, units responding to a fire in a concrete building under construction should assume that the most recently constructed floor was poured within how many hours?

A) within the prior 24 hours

B) within the prior 48 hours

C) within the prior 72 hours

D) within the prior 96 hours

A) within the prior 24 hours

(SB 66, pg 1)

20

A knowledgable comoany officer should know that which one of the statements below regarding concrete curing, wood forms and re-shoring at construction sites is inaccurate?

A) Structural stability of the floor below the recently poured floor can be considered sound

B) Re-shoring consists of 4" x 4" wood studs placed every 8 feet

C) Re-shoring will usually be found at least 4 floors below the most recently poured floor.

D) Variations in curing time can occur due to temperature and humidity.

C) Re-shoring will usually be found at least 4 floors below the most recently poured floor. (INCORRECT)

(SB 66, figure 2)

* Re-shoring = studs placed every 8 feet / found at least 8 floors below
most recently poured floor.

21

Critiques of fire and emergency operations are a most valuable tool for training. When are formal critiques usually held?

A) After large scale operations

B) At the scene of a fire one UNDER CONTROL

C) Upon return to quarters after an emergency

D) None of the above

A) After large scale operations

(SB 70, page 1)

22

Who should lead the discussion during informal critiques held at the company level?

A) Senior member

B) Junior member

C) Company officer

D) Member designated by the company officer

C) Company officer

(SB 70, pg 1)

23

From the choices below, which is not a suggested critique question for Engine companies?

A) Was control of the door maintained?

B) Were the apartments per floor counted?

C) Were mask and PPE worn, and did they work properly?

D) Were changing conditions communicated to companies on the floor above?

B) Were the apartments per floor counted? (INCORRECT)

(SB 70, pg 1)

24

While responding to a report of a structural fire, Engine 333 arrives at an intersection that they must cross. Which point would the Officer be incorrect in considering?

A) Consider each traffic lane in an intersection as a separate and distinct intersection.

B) The apparatus can only enter a cross traffic lane after the right of way has been yielded by all traffic crossing the intersection.

C) After safely crossing an intersection, the apparatus made a wrong turn. The officer remembered that "U" turns are not permitted, so he instructed the ECC to continue in the wrong direction around the block.

D) While approaching the alarm location, Engine 333 encountered a school bus stopped on the opposite side of the street with children being loaded onto the bus. The officer instructed his ECC to stop.

C) After safely crossing an intersection, the apparatus made a wrong turn. The officer remembered that "U" turns are not permitted, so he instructed the ECC to continue in the wrong direction around the block. (INCORRECT)

(SB 6, 3.3)

* "U" turns ARE ALLOWED (Only to be made when safety permits)

25

Which of the following would not require notifying the on duty medical officer?

A) A member had a patient's blood rub into his arm while assisting EMS in carrying the patient to the ambulance. The member does not have any symptoms.

B) A member was exposed to Poison Ivy while operating at a brush fire. The member does not have any symptoms.

C) A member suffered a first degree burn while lighting the stove in the kitchen.

D) A member twisted his ankle getting off the rig at a gas leak, with no swelling or discoloration resulting.

B) A member was exposed to Poison Ivy while operating at a brush fire. The member does not have any symptoms. (INCORRECT)

(SB 7, 2.1.3)

* For a Non-Biological exposure, the Medical Officer is only notified if
the member is exhibiting symptoms.

* Medical officer will also be notified for any INJURIES sustained by
members.

1. Biological Exposures

A) Member exposed to blood borne, airborne or other infectious
pathogen (bodily fluids).

B) Medical examiner notification is required WITH OR WITHOUT
symptoms.

2. Non-Biological Exposures

A) Member exposed to non-biological hazardous substance, or
possible hazardous substance.

B) Medical Officer notification required for SYMPTOMS ONLY

26

Members were reporting the Injury Reporting System at the kitchen table. Which statement made was correct?

A) Illnesses not related to an exposure that prevent a member from continuing on duty must be entered into CIRS, but do not require the Medical Officer to be notified.

B) If the injury/exposure occurred at a non response, the Supervisor shall enter the FDID number that is assigned to the unit's home box.

C) An injury report is not required if symptoms of an injury, or illness are related to an exposure.

D) If the injured/exposed member is available for interview, the Officer shall enter his narrative and select "Yes, read as accurate" indicating the member has reviewed and confirmed the information in the report as accurate.

D) If the injured/exposed member is available for interview, the Officer shall enter his narrative and select "Yes, read as accurate" indicating the member has reviewed and confirmed the information in the report as accurate.

(SB 7, 3.4)

A - Illnesses not related to an exposure DO NOT have to be entered
into CIRS. However, THE MEDICAL OFFICER MUST BE
NOTIFIED.

B - If injury occurred at a non response, ENTER ALL 9's.

C - An injury report IS REQUIRED if symptoms of an injury, or illness
are related to an exposure.

27

Which choice is incorrect concerning the processing of Injury/Exposure reports?

A) All available injury/exposure information must be initiated and submitted no later than 7 days from the date of injury.

B) Injury/exposure reports may not be submitted without the members signature or narrative.

C) If an injury/exposure report is not initiated and submitted within 7 days, the a Supervisor must forward a CIRS-1 report, through the chain of command to the Chief of Safety.

D) Biological exposures must be entered into CIRS immediately to ensure appropriate exposure investigation and follow up.

B) Injury/exposure reports may not be submitted without the members signature or narrative. (INCORRECT)

(SB 7, 4.1)

* Injury/exposure reports MAY BE SUBMITTED without the members
signature or narrative.

28

All officers must be familiar with Safety Bulletin 7. Which choice is not in accordance with this bulletin?

A) Supervisors may submit Group Reporting for identical non-biological exposures of members who do not exhibit symptoms if all members had the same exposure and are assigned to the same unit.

B) When a member sustains a burn, smoke, or heat exhaustion injury, the Supervisor must prepare a Burn/Smoke/Heat exhaustion injury report.

C) Company Commanders only shall access CIRS each tour to provide any required review/recommendations.

D) A unit supervisor must prepare a Multiple Member Injury Report if three or more members of the same unit suffer injuries at the same incident resulting in medical leave that tour.

C) Company Commanders only shall access CIRS each tour to provide any required review/recommendations. (INCORRECT)

(SB 7, 4.6)

* ALL LEVELS OF COMMAND shall access CIRS each tour.

29

The most frequent recurring type of ladder apparatus accidents is when the truck is completing a turn and the tiller strikes a parked car on the far side of the turn. Which two cars does the tiller usually strike?

A) The first car

B) The second car

C) The third car

D) The fourth car

B) The second car

C) The third car

(SB 45)