Personal Protective Equipment

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Personal Protective Equipment

Will ensure the Firefighters awarenss of Personal Protective Equipement.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     The function of the helmet is?
    • A. 

      Personal appearance enhancement

    • B. 

      Shed water, protect the head from impact, provide protection from heat and cold, and to protect the face and eyes (face shield)

    • C. 

      To smash a window open

    • D. 

      To use as a seat so you don’t have to sit directly on the ground

  • 2. 
    The hoods function is _____________ from exposure to extreme heat
    • A. 

      Protection of ears

    • B. 

      Protection of neck

    • C. 

      Protection of the face

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Boots protect the firefighters feet from all of the following except
    • A. 

      Smells

    • B. 

      Firebrands

    • C. 

      Falling objects

    • D. 

      Puncture wounds

  • 4. 
    Eye protection is designed to
    • A. 

      Look fashionable

    • B. 

      Stop you from squinting

    • C. 

      Protect the eyes from injuries both during emergency and non-emergency operations

    • D. 

      Only worn when you feel the need

  • 5. 
    Personal Alert safety system (PASS) does all of the following except
    • A. 

      Sound a loud pulsating shriek

    • B. 

      Helps locate downed firefighters

    • C. 

      Can be activated manually

    • D. 

      Only works in a fire

  • 6. 
    The following are all steps ensuring the SCBA is ready for immediate use except
    • A. 

      Check the cylinder to see that it is full

    • B. 

      Check for last date of bench testing

    • C. 

      Turn cylinder valve completely on; listen to ensure that the low pressure alarms sounds

    • D. 

      Check gauges to ensure that they read within allowable variances

  • 7. 
    If breathing apparatus is not working properly, the firefighter must
    • A. 

      Not enter a hazardous area

    • B. 

      Use it anyway as it will probably work

    • C. 

      Extend the straps to assure a good fit

    • D. 

      Give it your partner to use and get yourself another SCBA