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Which NFPA standard addresses the material and construction of protective ensembles worn by firefighters?
What is the purpose of turnouts or bunker clothes?
Protect the firefighter from falling debris.
Inhibit transfer of heat from the fire to the body.
Deflect radiation from potential nuclear incidents.
Protect from exposure to airborne pathogens.
Which of the following is the most accurate statement regarding full PPE for structural fire fighting?
Protective hoods only cover the firefighter's ears.
Cotton work gloves are acceptable for small fires.
Safety shoes are required to protect from puncture wounds.
Older firefighters may use ¾ length boots instead of pants.
What is the purpose of a PASS device?
provide an audible means for locating a trapped firefighter.
provide emergency lighting for rescuing victims.
lengthen the amount of work time available to the firefighter.
indicate when the CO levels in the room are excessive.
What was the original purpose of the firefighter's helmet?
shed water away from the firefighter.
insulate the head from heat.
deflect falling debris away from head.
protect the firefighter from loud noises.
What is the most common reason departments use different colored helmets?
identify the most senior members of the department.
indicate exposures to extreme heat conditions.
identify the gender of the firefighter.
indicate the rank of the firefighter.
What level of eye protection is generally provided by the shield on firefighter helmets?
Which ANSI standard must be met by prescription eye glasses?
What type of hearing loss results from noise-induced hearing loss?
What is the maximum level of unprotected noise is allowed inside a fire apparatus in the United States and Canada?
What is the most common use of hearing protection by a firefighter?
protection while using a gas-powered spreader.
protection while riding in an apparatus.
protection from the noise of a chain saw.
protection from sound of a PASS device.
What is the proper method for wearing a protective hood?
SCBA facepiece straps over the hood.
coat collar underneath the hood.
hood covering all exposed skin on the head.
hood covering ears and ear lobes.
The three components of a turnout coat are the outer shell, moisture barrier, and:
Which of the following statements regarding the use of PPE is most accurate?
wearing PPE may increase risk of heat stress.
PPE increases the ability to feel ambient heat.
PPE is designed to still function while damaged.
Outer liner alerts the firefighter to potential burns.
What feature of a turnout coat protects the firefighter from being burned on the arms by embers?
What type of underwear should be worn with Wildland protective clothing?
The four common respiratory hazards found at structure fires are oxygen deficiency, elevated temperatures, smoke and:
What gas is commonly associated with incomplete combustion?
Which of the following is a limitation of wearing a SCBA?
make of SCBA
The time at which the remaining operation time of a SCBA is equal to the time necessary to return to safety is known as the:
turn around point.
mayday alert threshold.
point of no return.
PASS activation point.
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