Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Unit 6 Quiz: Transportation Safety | S-130 Firefighter Training (Online Component) 2008 v2

  1. Identify THREE safety guidelines for operators of fire apparatus.
    • Require passengers to wear safety belts
    • Require passengers to wear protective gear
    • Turn apparatus headlights on when the vehicle is in motion

  2.  All-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles have excellent climbing ability in off-road conditions, but their higher center of gravity increases the risk of rollovers. You should never drive across a slope with a grade more than
    • 20 percent

  3.  Protecting the apparatus from damage is an important part of effective fire fighting. Identify THREE guidelines for protecting apparatus.
    • Do not lock apparatus doors
    • Roll up all windows completely
    • Close all compartment doors

  4.  Personnel transport vehicles are a common method for moving firefighters to the fireline. Identify TWO safety guidelines for operating a personnel transport.
    • Limit driving shifts to no more than 10 hours
    • Don't transport loose tools and personnel together

  5.  At the scene of a roadside fire, you find you must park on the roadway. What is the first action for you to take?
    • Set up cones and flares

  6.  Helicopters provide a way to reach remote fire zones quickly. Identify TWO safety precautions you should follow in a helicopter landing zone.
    • Stay at least 100 feet (30 m) away unless authorized to approach by the pilot or crew
    • Wear eye and hearing protection

  7.  Identify THREE safety precautions for loading and unloading helicopters.
    • Approach or leave on the downhill side of the helicopter
    • Stoop as you approach or leave
    • Keep your safety harness fastened until the pilot directs you to unbuckle

  8.  Identify THREE safety guidelines for working on or near fixed-wing aircraft.
    • Do not smoke within 100 feet (30 m) of the aircraft
    • Wear eye and hearing protection around operating aircraft
    • Attempt to maintain eye contact with the pilot to be sure he or she sees you

  9.  Safety precautions for loading and unloading fixed-wing aircraft differ from safety guidelines for helicopters. Match each type of aircraft to correct precautions for loading and unloading. You may use each aircraft type more than once.
    • Walk upright as you approach → Fixed-wing
    • Carry tools below your waist → Helicopter
    • Crouch as you approach → Helicopter
    • Approach from aft door → Fixed-wing

  10.  Identify the TRUE statement about boat transportation procedures.
    • Stay seated until the crew directs you to unload


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