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It is the responsibility of _________________ to permit only qualified personnel to operate this aerial
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After pushing the E-Stop button, be sure that all controls are in the ________ position before resuming operationNeutralThe power movement is supplied by a ____________ ________ that is driven by a power-take-off from the engine.Hydraulic pumpThe ________ _________ ________ will provide back up power and, in most cases, allow you to continue operation until you can recall personnel from harms way, stow the device and remove it from the emergency scene for repair.Emergency Power UnitThe EPU is not designed for what?Extended useThe aerial Apparatus allows us to control the motion of the aerial device and the stabilizers by manually operating the ______ _________.Control ValvesDuring the time that the manual control valves are being used what systems are overridden?All safety systemsOnly use manual control valves in an ____________ or ___________ _____________ _____________.Emergency Completely controlled conditionsUse manual control valves with extreme caution and only when all ____________ _____________ are well clear of any hazard.Non-essential personnelWhat does the aerial/Stabilizer interlock system do?The aerial device function must not activate unless the stabilizers are fully deployed.What is the body collision interlock?The device will not move into regions where it would make contact with the Apparatus body or cab. (You can still hit a couple parts of the cab though)What is the rotation interlock (short-jack)?The aerial device will not rotate over the side of the Apparatus where the stabilizers are not fully extended.What is the maximum elevation slow down interlock?The device will slow down prior to reaching maximum elevation or extensionWhat is the nozzle stow interlock?Device will not drop into the cradle of the master stream nozzle is not properly positionedWhat is the aerial function interlocks?The aerial device will not operate until the parking brakes have been set and the transmission has been placed in neutral or the transmission is in the drive position with the driveline to the rear axle disengaged.Every aerial Apparatus designed in compliance with NFPA 1901, " Standard for Automotive Fire Apparatus" must not exceed _______ psi of pressure between each stabilizer pad and the ground.75 psi (ground must be able to hold 75 psi)What should you do before deploying stabilizers?Yell out your intention to deploy stabilizersWhile deploying the stabilizers what should you do?Keep them in sight at all timesAn __________ __________ ________ should observe aerial operations when you are using short-jack procedures.Incident Safety OfficerYou may set up your aerial on a surface that requires ______ or ________ to maintain the Apparatus within the safe level limits.Cribbing Blocking what is aerial stabilizer blocking?What is aerial stabilizer blocking?Providing a foundation that spreads the load from an outrigger pad or foot over a larger area than the foot itselfWhat is aerial stabilizer cribbing?Blocking materials that are used to increase the bearing area and heightThe cribbing for aerial stabilization cribbing must be able to support _____ psi?100 psi of ground contactWhat are the stipulations for cribbing the aerial stabilizers (9 of them)?- Must be a firm level base or foundation - Ensure no debris is under it - Place cribbing or blocking directly under the outrigger - If on a slope level the stack on the first layers for level surface - Always use stabilizer pads on top - Cover at least as much area as the pads - Frequently inspect cribbing during operation - Cribbing should never be taller Han twice the width of the blocking base - Use only undamaged blocking appropriate for loadDoes the Apparatus have to touch some of the power lines to become charged?No (electricity arc)Do not work within _____ feet of power lines energized up to 350kV.20Do not work with in ______ feet of high voltage transmission lines if the voltage of the voltage is unknown.50 feetIf you come into contact with the power lines and are in the vehicle what do you do?Stay where you are (unless on fire)If it is critical that you leave the Apparatus, __________ as far away as possible landing with both feet together.JUMPIf standing outside of the Apparatus that contacts or is energized by a power line, move away from the Apparatus by _________ _________ __________.Shuffling both feet (keeping both feet in contact with the ground.)Never climb the ladder or operate in the aerial platform __________.AloneOn the quint do not __________ tip controls with anyone else on the ladder.OperateIt is essential that you maintain communications between the ___________ and __________ operators at all times.Primary and Secondary There are also communications with the pump panel if aerial controls are provided there.The aerial is rated at higher capacities as the elevation angles _________.IncreaseWhat things effect the capacity of the aerial ( 5 of them)?- High winds (go or no go 35 mph) - ice build up (go or no go- 1/4" build up) - water monitor reaction forces - Out-of-level Apparatus - Short-jackingDo not allow people to ________, _________ or ________ onto the device(aerial).Bounce Swing JumpOur aerial is designed to handle loads in only the _____________ direction.DownwardDuring rescue operations, always aim the tip of your device ________ the victim and he structure and slowly ________ for the target.Above LowerWhen lowering he aerial to the target for a rescue stop the ladder _____ to ______ inches above the target.4-6 inches (above a ledge for when the victim climbs onto the ladder)What color will the heat sensor turn if the ladder is exposed to high heat?BlackWhat does grade mean?Front to backWhat does slope mean?Side to side_______ __________ equipment must be available for any personnel who will be climbing the ladder or riding in the platform.Fall protectionWhen should personnel be safely anchored to a structural feature of the ladder or platform in these three instances.- Any time they are not climbing or defending the ladder - Any time they are not entering or exiting the platform -Any time the device is in motionBefore allowing personnel to climb a telescoping aerial ladder or the ladder section of an elevating platform, you must ensure the the _________ ____ ________.Rings are alignedNever ________ or ________ the aerial device unless personnel on the ladder or in the platform are secured to a structural feature with a ladder belt and tether.Elevate or rotateNever _________ or _________ with people on the ladder at all.Extend or retractWhen flowing the nozzle what should the nozzle be in line with (where should Nozzle start)?In line with the ladderThe nozzle can spray water above at higher elevation than the ladder if this is happening can there be personnel on the ladder or any other load bearing operations?No, because it create a downward force on the ladder tip and decreases the load capacityWhat happens to the hydraulic oil flow during extreme cold weather?Oil flows more slowly and creates greater pressure loss when it is cold (slower operation)What is the maximum ice build up that is allowed on the ladder?1/4 inchWhat is the lifting eye on the bottom of the tip of the ladders maximum load limit?500 lbsWhen using the lifting eye can you flow water?NopeIf pressure is applied she the monitor is not securely anchored, the pressure will cause the waterway to do what?Extend rapidlyWhat should you use to detect hydraulic leaks?A board or cardboardWhat is the aerial PTO switch for?Providing rotational input for the hydraulic pumpWhat is the aerial operator presence switch?The foot pedal that you have to step on to more the aerial (on the turn table).All intercom functions are controlled from where (two places)?Turntable console Pump control panelWhat is he EPU switch used for?In the event of the loss of main system hydraulicsWhat is the maximum system pressure for the aerial on the quint?2800 psiWhat two times does the monitor stowed/fault indicator light go out and when does it flash?Goes out - whenever the monitor is moving from the stowed position Whenever the aerial is cradled Flashes- for specific faultsWhen should the EPU be used?Only when the main system hydraulic pump is not workingHow long can you run the EPU and how long do you have to let it cool down?30 min on 30 min cool downThe EPU should only be activated _________ the desired function is selectedAfterIf the electronic system has failed and the manual aerial or stabilizer controls are being used, the EPU switch at ________ will be the only one activeManual stabilizer controlsIf you push UP on the Aerial/Stabilizer Emergency Power Switch what will it power?Aerial functionsIf you push DOWN on the Aerial/Stabilizer Emergency Power Switch what will it power?Stabilizer functionsHow many bubble gauges are there on the quint?Three????What degrees is the limit for the slope (side to side) for the outriggers?3.5 degrees is the greenWhat degrees is the limit for the grade (front to back) for the outriggers?5.5 degrees in the greenBefore driving the quint check these 8 things.- the device is properly in its cradle w/ sufficient downward pressure - All stabilizers are completely retracted - All compartment doors are closed and latched - Stabilizer pads are properly restrained in their storage brackets - Wheel chocks are properly restrained in their storage brackets - The AERIAL MASTER switch is in the OFF POSITION - The AERIAL PTO switch is in the off position The wheel lock is turned off (unlocked position)What are some considerations when positioning he quint at the scene (9 of them)?- Fire location - Water source location - Other Apparatus positioning - Optimal access to potential rescue sites on a structure - Wind direction - Ground stability - Structure collapse zone - Power lines - Escape routeWhat is the largest degree he ladder on the quint can go and how far below grade can the quint go?-8 degrees - 76 degreesWhat is the horizontal reach at 0 degrees?67' 9"What is the horizontal reach at 45 degrees?47' 8"What is the horizontal reach at 76 degrees?16'Stabilizers must be ________ extended for safe operation through ________ degrees of rotation.Fully extended 360 degrees__________ use the manual controls to rotate the aerial over the front of the Apparatus unless the full weight of the front axle is firmly on the ground.Never (front axle sensor is not active in manual override mode)What does the front axle sensor detect and what does it restrict?It detects a light- axle condition It won't allow the the aerial device to rotate over the front of the Apparatus if its detected.For the truck ________ __________ contact is required to be able to provide full aerial reach over the front of the Apparatus.Front wheelI where is the primary control position for the aerial at?Control console at located at the turntableWhat's the stowed before lowering the aerial into the boom support?The waterway monitorOverride controls are for use to safely stow a _________________ device and remove it for service repair onlyMalfunctioningWhere are the EMERGENCY STOP switches located (2 of them)?Turntable console Stabilizer console?????????The EPU funnels off of __________ _________ and the motions will be much slower.Battery powerWhat will illuminate if the system has deactivated a movement function that would have caused a collision?Collision avoidance indicator lampWhen should you not change the attachment location of the Quick-lock waterway?When it is pressurizedWhat can you lift with the lift eye on the tip of the quint aerial?Vertical hanging loads only, no side loadsIn cold weather conditions do not use ___________ functions at the same time until the temp is above the recommended minimum start up tempMultipleDuring freezing conditions it is best to _________ _________ ________ while extending and retracting the aerial.Maintain water flowDuring cold weather operations what should you monitor?Hydraulic oil tempsWhat is the horizontal reach for the quint at 0 degrees 45 degrees 76 degrees0 degrees- 67' 9" 45 degrees- 47' 8" 76 degrees- 16' 0"What is the maximum safe operation angle for slope (side to side) for the quint?3.5 degreesWhat is the maximum operating angle for grade for the quint?5.5 degreesHow many feet of 4" hose is on the quint?900'