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2015 LT Test General Orders
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What is the minimum passing score for the relief driver written exam?
Do you have to be a relief driver to take the engineer promotional exam?
Yes / at east 90 days prior to the exam date.
Can a firefighter attach a station patch to his bunker coat?
No / any modification to bunker gear is not authorized and will be considered a serious offense
When responding to scenes of violence what is the proper staging location?
Stage approx 3 blocks away on an adjacent street. Stage out of direct line of sight. Respond non - emergency to the staging location. If the scene becomes secured while in route, you may upgrade to emergency.
When may a unit leave its first run territory?
Only with the permission of the District Commander
What unit can be left unattended?
Rescue trucks may be left unattended providing entry and compartment doors are locked and the crews maintain radio contact with communications.
When on scene and clear text cannot be used, what are the four condition codes?
1 - A family disturbance
2 - A combative patient or person
3 - A armed and dangerous person
4 - Suspected child or elderly abuse
When must a time trade be submitted for approval by?
1700 hours the shift prior the requested day.
No member will be owed or owe more than how many hours in a calender year
How many consecutive hours may an employee work.
How soon after hire may a new employee schedule a time trade
90 days. The fire chief can approve earlier if emergency is needed
Where do you send completed and signed smoke alarm request forms?
Forward to Division of public relations via inter department mail.
Who is allowed to install a smoke alarm issued by OFD.
every smoke alarm issued must be installed by a OFD representative.
When a tower has to change into a squad, what should be the first choice of unit?
attempt to use a non-stocked reserve as 1st choice.
What month is hose testing done?
Hose testing books go out to stations in October.
Can I record multiple hose sizes on on hose testing form
ISO requires a separate sheet to be used for each size of hose.
What environmental conditions warrant changing or discontinuing training outdoors?
Visible cloud to ground lightning requires elevated training to be discontinued.
Winds in excess of 25 MPH requires all non - emergency outdoor activities to discontinue.
Cold below 40 deg. require no use of water
Wind chill below 32 deg. require you to discontinue outdoor training.
At what temperature do you discontinue outdoor training?
At a heat index of 98 degrees f, non-emergency activities requiring the use of firefighting bunker gear shall be discontinued.
What do you do if the owner of a business refuses entry to the premises?
Honor the request and report the refusal to Fire Safety mngt. via the message system.
When can exit checks be skipped?
If a business has no deficiencies for 3 consecutive months, then an Establishment can skip the next 3 months.
What determines the frequency of exit checks
This is dependent on the past record of the establishment.
-complaints or special problems will contribute to frequency.
When an Orange County unit is first on the scene in the city's jurisdiction. Who is in charge of the scene
A city unit will continue to respond and take charge of the incident.
- scene of explosion
Who is authorized to enter the scene of a secured site.
Only EOD personnel may enter the secured site of an explosion
- scene of an explosion
What is the minimum distance you should secure the site of an explosion?
A minimum of 1000 ft including vertical height.
GO - bomb threats
When should all personnel be evacuated from the building or area of a bomb threat
15 minutes prior to through to 15 minutes after the window of detonation.
Who has the responsibility to search the premises of a property for a bomb threat?
The owner / occupant has the responsibility to search the building for any bombs.
What level of protective gear do I wear to a bomb threat?
OFD personnel will wear full protective bunker gear including airpak while waiting for the time of detonation window to expire
When flow testing hydrants, how far do I open the hydrant
You should fully open the hydrant.
When flow testing hydrants what outlet should I use?
2 1/2" outlet is more accurate than the 4"
What does LUNAR stand for
For use during a MAYDAY call
L - location, U - Unit, N - name, A - assignment, R - resource
When would a firefighter declare and call "MAYDAY"
MAYDAY is only used to report missing, trapped or firefighters in distress.
When may an employee be tested for alcohol or drug use?
When his / her immediate supervisor and the next highest ranking officer have reasonable suspicion
When undergoing drug testing how long does the employee have to secure or arrange union representation?
No less than 2 hours, and no more than 4 hours
For alcohol related up to 1 hour.
How often can an employee enter a voluntary drug / treatment center/
One time in any consecutive 10 year period.
When an employee voluntarily enters a drug or rehab what type of leave can they use?
The employee can use sick leave, annual leave or other appropriate leave.
Who controls, evaluates and updates the relief driver certification?
the training division
For woods truck driver certification, who oversees the practical exercise?
the company officer
How long of service must you have with OFD before you can complete the relief driver certification?
-or if hired at Grade 2 (with experience), complete FTO process and six months service with
To be eligible for the Engineer promotional exam an individual must be a certified relief driver for how long?
90 (ninety) days prior to the exam date.
What does (JFIN) stand for?
Juvenile firesetter intervention program
Once fire/rescue companies arrive on the scene of a fire with suspected juvenile involvement, the company officer shall request
the response of the district commander
What type of Florida drivers licence must you have to be a relief driver?
A valid class D license
When would the district commander complete a JFIN form?
If the fire was accidentally caused by the juvenile
If the fire is a large dollar loss, suspected arson or has serious injury, death or the cause cannot be determined who shall be called?
the"on call" fire investigator
When responding to scenes of violence, where should units stage?
units will stage approximately three blocks from the scene on an adjacent street out of direct line of sight
When responding to a staging location for a scene with violence, what radio should the officer use to monitor the OPD tac?
He shall change his portable to the OPD Tac and leave the mobile radio on the OFD tac,
If dispatched to a scene of violence and the dispatcher cannot determine the presence of victims. The units shall respond how and where?
all units will respond non-emergency to the staging location.
When would you use "conditions" in place of open language to call for law enforcement?
In situations where open language cannot be used
What are the "conditions" used for calling law enforcement when open language cannot be used?
-Condition 1 - family disturbance
-Condition 2 - combative pt/person
-Condition 3- armed or dangerous
-Condition 4 - suspect child or elder abuse
In order to leave your first run territory you must seek the permission of?
When can units be left unattended?
when out of service for training
What is the exception to leaving a unit unattended"?
Rescue trucks may be left unattended, providing the vehicle entry doors and compartment doors are locked, and the crew maintains radio contact with the Communications Center.
When can you eat at a restaurant?
when the unit is out-of-service for training. Stopping at restaurants for "take-out" orders is permissible.
When cashing payroll checks, picking up items from a grocery store, or picking up take-out items from a restaurant, etc.; apparatus shall be parked?
away from the front of the building
What must you complete when reporting damage to a city owned building or facility?
- a green risk mngt. form (36-2)
Who do you contact via email and phone when reporting damage to a city owned building or facility? (the day of the accident)
- fire chiefs office
-city real estate office
If damage occurs as a result of neglect or is intentional what must be completed additionally?
an IRIS and a Risk Management form shall be filed by the Company Commander and an investigation will be conducted.
Who would order a "damage assessment to determine the repair/replacement cost?
the deputy chiefs office
What shall be filled on the apparatus operator in the event of damage or loss?
an IRIS and Risk Management form shall be filed on the Apparatus Operator and an investigation will be conducted.
Can you swim while on duty for Pt?
Although not considered a contact sport, swimming will be performed only under a "buddy system." Therefore, all personnel shall refrain from same during duty hours
Reference response to acts of terror?
What is a Technological Hazards?
incidents that have a higher degree of danger than what is normally experienced during daily Fire Department operations (bombs. haz-mat, confined space)
What should the first officer consider in regard to apparatus placement at a scene of terror attack?
placement of apparatus to protect from secondary device
What areas should be avoided in regard to apparatus placement when responding to acts of terror?
-large shrubs and planted areas
-concealed voids (manholes)
-series of parked cars
What are the accepted methods of communication while in the hot zone on acts of terror scenes?
hand signals, face to face, and runners
Radios will only be used to receive information.
How large should the HOT zone be?
Minimum 1000 ft. perimeter including vertical.
When would you use firefighting gear with associated SCBA as your protective gear in a potential chemical or biological environment?
only for self rescue and evacuation.
In regards to crime scene preservation, how should a victims clothing be removed if necessary?
-While removing clothing from the patient, the personnel cutting the clothing will make every effort to not cut through any holes in the clothing that were caused by a weapon.
On scenes of "no-vitals/no-code" should you cover the body?
-At the request of the investigator, OFD units may assist covering the patient.
On a vehicle fire what fire stream should be used to help preserve evidence?
a fog placed at a 30 degree or greater angle be use. This will aid in the preservation of trace evidence by avoiding the flooding of the passenger compartment.
On any vehicle fire where there is a fatality, it is imperative that the first arriving units?
contain the immediate area around the vehicle and limit movement within the established perimeter. This will limit any shoe print evidence and the movement of any trace evidence
Upon completion of a rehabilitation program? If the rehabilitation program does not have a monitoring program determined satisfactory to the City, the City may require
the employee to undergo random testing one (1) time within the six-month period following his/her return to work.
What tow items are included in reserve apparatus log book?
-In-service Inventory Control Sheets
-'Equipment Not Carried' list
Would you do a complete inventory before placing a reserve apparatus in service?
Yes, the Company Officer placing it 'in-service' will be responsible for ensuring the apparatus inventory is verified and there are no discrepancies.
The receiving officer is to ensure that ??
inventory check is completed.
What is the term MAYDAY used for?
only to report a missing, trapped or firefighters in distress.
For hydrant flow test purposes, static pressure is considered the same as?
normal operating pressure
Why will the company officer ensure the use of a diffuser during flow testing of hydrants?
to prevent damage to area
When measuring the Forward Velocity Pressure of a stream, the orifice in the Pitot blade is held at the center of the stream and approximately ______ from the face of the hydrant?
What is considered reasonable flow from a hydrants 2½" outlet?
For a bomb threat at OPD head quarters who makes the decision to evacuate OPDH?
The police chief or his designee.
What is the minimum distance to establish a perimeter when arriving at the site of an explosion?
MINIMUM distance of 1000 feet from the seat of the explosion in all directions (including vertical).
If a suspicious package or explosive device is found, will OPD mandate an evacuation?
Yes / O.P.D. officers on the scene will not mandate an evacuation of employees and/or invitees from the building or area for a bomb threat unless a suspicious package or explosive device is found.
On mutual aid calls, what unit is in command?
The Ranking Officer of the first Department to arrive on the scene of an emergency shall be in command. If the first arriving Department is not the agency having jurisdiction, command shall be assumed and then transferred, verbally, upon arrival of a unit of the agency having jurisdiction .
What types of business are exit checks conducted on?
assembly occupancies with an occupant load of 300 or more; or occupancies that are classified as a bar or nightclub; or mercantile occupancies during holiday season
What hours should exit checks be conducted?
The exit checks should be conducted at peak hours of use; example: lounges and bars should be inspected between 1900 hours and 0200 hours.
Exits should be clear of obstructions?
both inside and outside the exit door(s) and all the way to a public way
In regard to automatic alarms, if the alarm has malfunctioned will units reset the alarm?
Units that determine an automatic alarm has malfunctioned (or activated for no apparent reason will not reset the alarm panel.
If there is no representative on the scene. may units leave the scene?
If the owner, occupant, or alarm company representative is not responding to the building location, Fire Department units may leave the alarm in the silenced mode.
What is the alarm cannot be silenced?
If the alarm is unable to be silenced, then the alarm will be left in the "alarm mode."
If the OIC of an incident believes there is structural damage, who should they notify?
-City of Orlando Code Enforcement Bureau must be notified
-Fire Safety Management
How long should you wait for a responder to arrive at the scene of an automatic alarm?
Owner, occupant or alarm company, by code, have one (1) hour to respond
Before you leave the scene of an automatic alarm you should have?
thoroughly checked all buildings prior to leaving the scene with no owner, occupant, or alarm company representative available.
Whenever the environmental conditions exceed the standard of a Heat Index of 98° F,?
non-emergency outside training activities requiring the use of bunker gear shall be discontinued.
When visible cloud to ground lightning appears to be in the general area.?
Elevated training shall be discontinued at the first sighting of lightning by the Office in charge
With winds exceeding 25 mph,?
all outdoor non-emergency training activities should be discontinued
When the ambient temperature reaches 40.0º F.?
use of water during training shall cease.
Normal outdoor training activities shall be discontinued as the wind chill reaches?
32 degrees F or below
Once the Wind Chill threshold has been exceeded Communications will
make an announcement on all Orlando Fire Department talk groups and Group 4 shall be paged.
What is the deadline to have hose testing completed and all books returned to staff and line?
What is the purpose of being compliant with the smoke alarm request forms?
OFD to be compliant with the grantors of the smoke alarm program, so that in the event of an audit, OFD will be able to account for the device and installation
How long after installation do you have to forward all forms to Division of public relations?
The city provides smoke alarms free of charge to what type of residencies?
one and two family dwellings
Who is responsible for changing the battery of a city installed smoke alarm?
the occupant owner is responsible for all future maintenance of the smoke alarm, including the changing of the battery
Who responsibility is it to check for readiness extra unassigned SCBA's on the apparatus?
The apparatus driver/operator
No member shall work more than how many consecutive hours?
no member will be owed more than how many hours of time trade hours in a calendar year?
When are time trade hours reset?
January 1st of every year
What are the time trade suspensions if found in violation of the time trade policy?
1st = 6 months
2nd = 1 year
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