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Ch 5 IFSTA Pre Quiz
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Prior to donning SCBA, firefighters should:
check the air cylinder gauge to make sure the cylinder is full.
What should a firefighter do if an SCBA inspection reveals that repairs are necessary?
Immediately report the needed repairs to the appropriate person
After doffing SCBA, always remember to:
clean and disinfect the facepiece.
How can firefighters overcome limitations caused by SCBA weight and decreased mobility?
Train with the units they will use on the fireground
Which SCBA limitation would a firefighter be able to overcome through physical fitness and regular medical evaluations?
Insufficient lung capacity
What is a safety consideration for PPE?
Never wear PPE that does not fit.
Who is usually in charge of performing annual SCBA inspection and maintenance?
When exchanging an empty SCBA air cylinder for a full cylinder, remember to:
keep empty cylinders separate from full cylinders.
Donning SCBA from a seat mount should only be done if:
it can be accomplished without removing the apparatus seat belt.
When refilling an SCBA cylinder, firefighters must:
ensure that the cylinder is completely full, but not overpressurized.
A firefighter should never alter PPE because it may void the manufacturer's warranty and:
endanger his or her life.
Which SCBA component includes a speaking diaphragm that allows firefighters to communicate with teammates?
Which emergency exit indicator would signal the need to immediately exit the hazardous area?
Activation of the SCBA low-pressure air alarm
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations require that all personnel at roadway incidents wear:
Which piece of PPE should be worn during structural fire fighting operations?
While using SCBA, always remember to:
frequently check the air supply status.
Which SCBA component attaches to the SCBA facepiece and directly controls airflow to the wearer?
How can firefighters protect themselves against health hazards caused by inhaling smoke and other products of combustion?
Wearing respiratory protection equipment
Improperly cleaned or maintained PPE:
can cause illness or injury.
According to the buddy system,
firefighters must work in teams of at least two members in all hazardous situations.
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