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Intro to Fire: Chap 5 Quiz
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Which organization has arguably the greatest impact on the fire service and is recognized for its efforts in developing standards on fire fighter safety and equipment?
National Fire Protection Association
Which of the following NFPA standards is NOT one that directly affects fire fighters from the first day on the job?
Which federal government agency regulates the shipping of hazardous materials in trucking and railroads and on aircraft and waterways in the United States?
Which publication from the Department of Transportation should be carried in all fire apparatus for reference in case of a shipping accident?
Emergency Response Guidebook
Which governmental agency publishes Emergency Handling of Hazardous Materials in Surface Transportation?
Association of American Railroads
Which of the following organizations has an e-learning training catalog that offers approximately 60 safety-related courses?
American Petroleum Institute
The Chemical Transportation Emergency Center is known by which of the following acronyms?
When a chlorine emergency is reported, CHEMTREC initiates which subunit due to chlorine's toxic and corrosive nature?
Chlorine Emergency Plan
Which agency establishes the requirements for aircraft rescue firefighting equipment services at airports?
Aside from the Federal Aviation Administration, which other agency may investigate a plane crash or other transportation-for-hire-related incident?
National Transportation Safety Board
What is the most common built-in fire suppression device, which has been used for over 100 years?
Automatic fire sprinklers
Which of the following organizations' goal is to improve life safety through use of properly designed, installed, and maintained automatic fire detectors and early warning systems?
Automatic Fire Alarm Association
Which of the following organizations is an advocacy group that promotes the use of fire suppression systems in the overall fire protection industry?
Fire Suppression Systems Association
What organization's mission is to create a widespread acceptance of fire sprinkler systems in both new and existing construction?
National Fire Sprinkler Association
Which of the following codes and standards groups is a private, nonprofit organization that identifies public requirements for national safety, engineering, and industrial standards?
American National Standards Institute
Which of the following organizations has a mission of educating and influencing society to adopt safety and health policies, practices, and procedures that mitigate human and economic losses arising from accidental causes and adverse occupational and environmental health exposures?
National Safety Council
Which of the following disaster assistance and recovery agencies is a quasigovernmental agency listed in the National Response Plan for disasters?
American Red Cross
Which of the following organizations is an international, church-based nonprofit that assists persons in need and may be called upon to provide canteen services on an as-needed basis?
Of the following professional accreditation and certification groups, which is an association for safety engineers, industrial hygienists, safety managers, and fire protection engineers?
Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Which organization's mission is to promote safety standards and practices in the fire, rescue, and emergency services community?
Fire Department Safety Officers Association
Which agency is a peer-driven, self-governing system that accredits both public fire service certification programs and higher education fire-related degree programs?
International Fire Service Accreditation Congress
Which of the following agencies aims to promote public safety through scientific investigation of various materials in regard to the hazard present?
Which organization represents the interests of officers of the chief rank from throughout the United States and other countries?
International Association of Fire Chiefs
Which international organization is the largest union organization in the northern hemisphere representing fire fighters and their interests?
International Association of Firefighters
Which organization, created by the U.S. Congress in 1992, administers the Everyone Goes Home program?
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Which organization serves to further the exchange of educational material and techniques and provides training, programs, and seminars to further fire service education?
International Society of Fire Service Instructors
Which of the following incident management programs was formed as a standardized system of fire management, resulting in the development of the Incident Command System?
Which of the following provides a one-call notification service for hazardous materials emergencies?
National Response Center
Which of the following federal organizations assists fire departments with antiterrorism training and response and trains personnel to assist with wildland fire incidents?
Department of Defense
Which agency, founded in 1901 and part of the Commerce Department, supports standardization of items and methods both nationally and internationally?
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Which agency provides fire protection on national forest lands and provides assistance and resources to agencies protecting areas bordering national forests?
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
Which agency provides fire suppression services on lands under the control of the Department of the Interior?
Bureau of Land Management
Which agency represents a cooperative effort of the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture and is a central supply point for resources required on large wildland firefighting incidents?
National Interagency Fire Center
Which agency was created in 1978 by then-President Jimmy Carter, with the intent of placing federal disaster response coordination and services under one agency?
Federal Emergency Management Agency
Of the following agencies, which one's purpose is to reduce the nation's losses from fire through better fire prevention and control?
U.S. Fire Administration
Which of the following organizations was established under the U.S. Fire Administration and is dedicated to the professional development of fire fighters and professionals across the United States?
National Fire Academy
Which of the following is a gathering of college fire service program directors, state training directors, and representatives from organizations that have an interest in fire service education?
Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education Conference
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was established under federal law to ensure which of the following?
Safe working conditions
On large hazardous materials incidents, the Environmental Protection Agency has funding available under __________ to provide cleanup services at hazardous materials sites that are deemed a threat to the public.
Which agency provides on-scene coordination on hazardous materials incidents that involve or threaten navigable or coastal waterways?
U. S. Coast Guard
Which of the following state agencies provides training and assistance to local governments in the preparation for, response to, recovery from, and mitigation of disasters?
State Emergency Management
The National Guard units are trained in wildland firefighting and activated when local resources are overwhelmed. Who activates National Guard units?
In times of high water demand due to the required fire flow to combat fires, a representative from which local government may have to be contacted?
Many jurisdictions have a center, called the __________, where functional representatives can gather during an emergency activation to address and prioritize resource needs.
Emergency Operations Center
Which of the following is NOT a benefit of periodical publications in the fire service?
Finding fault with other departments' operations
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