Flashcards in SOG Section 6 - SCBA Deck (9)
When is it acceptable for FF to remove their SCBA?
Hot zone ventilated and cooled for 24 hours
IC deemed optional
What are the policies regarding hair/grooming?
BFES P&P 99-02 and CSA Z94.4
What are the intervals from pre-alarm to full alarm on an SCBA?
20 seconds for first stage alarm, 12 seconds to full alarm requiring reset
How can Radio Frequency Interference be minimized/eliminated when using SCBA?
Maintain a safe distance from truck mounted or base station transmitting antennas
Keep hand held radio antennas and other radio antennas at least 6 inches away from control console or sensor module
How do you test SCBA batteries?
While SCBA is off, press and hold reset button
How far should SCBA units be stored from interfering antennas or fire devices?
Minimum 2 feet
How should air management be controlled in IDLH environments?
Personnel shall exit building prior to consumption of reserve air begins
What shall happen when a crew member reaches 1/2 cylinder of air?
Notify Captain and crew, crew prepares to exit, Captain radios IC to notify of reason and action of exiting building