Responding To Emergency Incidents

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Responding to Emergency Incidents


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  • 1. 
    Which Uniform Public Service is the most likely to be first to attend the scene of an Emergency incident  
    • A. 

      Fire Service

    • B. 

      Police Service

    • C. 

      Coastgaurd

    • D. 

      Ambulance Service

  • 2. 
    Emergencies are graded by the call handler and not by the way the incident is reported 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The 2004 Act in which the government defines what an emergency is :
    • A. 

      The Civil Emergencies Act

    • B. 

      The Civil Resilience Act

    • C. 

      The Civil Contingencies Act

  • 4. 
    A Category 1 responder is: 
    • A. 

      Waterboard

    • B. 

      Ambulance Service

    • C. 

      Highway Patrol

    • D. 

      Both 1 and 3

  • 5. 
    Common Objectives of the Emergency Services include:
    • A. 

      Saving life and alleviating suffering at the scene

    • B. 

      Protecting property and safeguarding the environment

    • C. 

      Mitigating the incident and preventing its escalation

    • D. 

      Maintaining normal services where possible

    • E. 

      All the above

  • 6. 
    A man walking a dog late at night notices some youths acting suspicioulsy near a neighbours car. The youths run off as he approaches and he notices that the car window has been broken. This incident is an I (immediate response) India call!!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Inter-agencey approaches and agreements as to how to tackle major incidents are held at Local _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Forums. Emergency Service Personnel must attend a Forum at least every six months where they cooperate with other personnel in both preparing for and responding to emergencies 
  • 8. 
    Water and Gas suppliers are categorised as category 2 responders 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In 2007 it was estimated that the number of 999 calls answered by the operating service was over: 
    • A. 

      13 million

    • B. 

      30 million

    • C. 

      300 million

  • 10. 
    Which of the below phrases is correct with respect to the definition of a an Emergency Incident as per the Civil Contingencies Act 2004
    • A. 

      An event or situation which threatens serious damage to human welfare

    • B. 

      An event or situation which threatens serious damage to the environment

    • C. 

      War on terrorism, which threatens serious damage to security

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    The emergency response time for police attending an emergency in an urban area is arrive within:
    • A. 

      6 minutes

    • B. 

      14 minutes

    • C. 

      8 minutes

    • D. 

      10 minutes

  • 12. 
    In 2000, the DSA became responsible for assessing the standards and training needs of all drivers who are entitled to drive emergencey response vehicles that are fitted with blue lights and sirens. DSA actually stands for Driving Safety Agency 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The type of driver training given depends on the role of the police offcier. For example, police drivers can be graded as: standard response drivers, __________ drivers and pursuit drivers 
  • 14. 
    There are four different grades availabel to the ambulance control handler when grading an incident 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The call handler acknowledges that the incident requires a degree of importnace or urgency, but an emergency response is not required.  The above explanation of a grade would be appropriate to which police grading:
    • A. 

      Grade 3 Scheduled response

    • B. 

      Grade 1 Emergency response

    • C. 

      Grade 2 Priority

    • D. 

      Grade 4 Referral

  • 16. 
    Drivers of emergency service vehicles are not above the law even when attending an emergency incident. The above statement is true or false.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The fact that emergency personnel have to respond quickly to emergencies does not give them any special d__________ while driving at high speeds, even when using flashing lights and sirens 
  • 18. 
    There are four specified exemptions from motoring regulations when responding to an emergency incident. Which of the four is not one of them: 
    • A. 

      Treat a red light as a give way sign

    • B. 

      Disobey the speed limit

    • C. 

      Drive the wrong way down a one way street

    • D. 

      Pass to the right of a keep left bollard

  • 19. 
    In relation to Fire Service Risk category A - Two applainces should arrive within 5 minutes and a further appliance should arrive within 8. Is the above statement true or false 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    An ambulance category A grade is when an incident is considered to be immediately life threatening. This grade requires an ambulance to arrive at the scene within 
    • A. 

      5 minutes or less

    • B. 

      10 minutes or less

    • C. 

      8 minutes or less

    • D. 

      12 minutes or less

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