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1

When is it acceptable for FF to remove their SCBA?

Hot zone ventilated and cooled for 24 hours

IC deemed optional

2

What are the policies regarding hair/grooming?

BFES P&P 99-02 and CSA Z94.4

3

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

4

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

5

How do you test SCBA batteries?

While SCBA is off, press and hold reset button

6

How far should SCBA units be stored from interfering antennas or fire devices?

Minimum 2 feet

7

How should air management be controlled in IDLH environments?

Personnel shall exit building prior to consumption of reserve air begins

8

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

9

When are personnel expected to be out of dangerous environments?

Before 1/3 air supply and low-air alarm activation

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