Flashcards in Test Deck (62)
The Functions of Command include Assume and ________ Command and establish an effective initial command position (Command Post).
The level of the organization where the work is performed by assigned companies and other resources.
When establishing a Sector, the IC will assign each sector officer: (3)
Identity of resources assigned to the sector
During the initial phases of the incident the initial IC and his/her staff normally carry out these four section functions:
The ______ Section evaluates and manages the risk and financial requirements for the Fire Departments involvement in the incident.
________ is defined as: a timely and efficient means of air replacement and rehydration of companies while maintaining their sector assignments.
_______ reduce the amount and detail of orders required to get companies into action on the Fireground.
Standard company operations
Command must consider the 7 sides of the fire:
For tactical purposes, a standard master stream flow of ______ GPM should be the guild line.
The first priority in defensive operations is ________; the second is _______.
If after 10-15 minutes of interior operations, heavy fire conditions still exist, Command should initiate a careful evaluation of _______ conditions, and should be fully prepared to withdraw interior crews and change to a defensive strategy.
Sector commanders must maintain the capability to ______ forces under their command so that they can control both the position and function of their companies.
Upon receipt of the emergency traffic evacuation order, company officers shall assemble their crews and promptly _______, where the company officer will report a PAR for all crew members.
Exit to a safe location
A second supply line should be considered on any working incident. Considerations include alternate sides of the fire, commercial buildings, large volumes of fire, etc. Lines must be laid with consideration for the _______.
Access problems they create
When utilizing crews with hand lines to enter basement fires, crews should not operate nozzles until they can see and/or are near the fire—crews should not use ______ streams when operating in basement fires. Steam production will be extensive. ______ streams should be used.
The Extrication Officer should assign personnel to help size-up the situation. An evaluation of the number of patients involved and the complexity of extrication requirements is an immediate priority. A reasonable guideline is an initial commitment of one company per _____ victims.
Of all the sectors, the Treatment Sector typically requires the heaviest commitment of personnel. During major incidents, one company per ________ patients should be the initial objective.
During hazardous material size up, the primary objective is to identity the _______ involved in a situation, and the hazard present, before formulating a plan of action.
Type of materials
Among other things, the effective utilization of _______ procedures will: prevent excessive apparatus congestion at the scene, allow time for Command to evaluate conditions prior to assigning companies, place apparatus in an uncommitted location close to the immediate scene to facilitate more effective assignment by Command.
Apparatus should generally be placed at least ______ feet away from involved buildings, even with nothing showing.
When the first unit reports on the scene with _______ or an equivalent report, any additional units shall continue Code 3, but shall not exceed the posted speed limit.
Regarding span of control, the best span of control is _______ subordinates.
The unwanted or unwelcome sexual behavior or advances toward a worker by someone who has the power to reward or punish the worker is defined as ______.
Quid pro quo
A details plan of action, or written communication that is similar and closely related to a policy is defined as _______.
The description of how costs or revenues are divided between capital and operational purchases is:
A budget type
These two types of budgets include: printed major purchases AND an organizations budget which is used to pay for reoccurring expenses of day-to-day operations.
Capital and operating
The process steps of budget development are: (6)
A pathway of responsibility from the top of the organization to the bottom and vice versa describes:
Chain of command
Large jobs divided into smaller tasks for individual assignment is the definition of:
Division of labor