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FFHB - Chapter 6

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

The level of protection provided by the wildland firefighting ensemble is such that it does not matter what is worn underneath.
 

 2. 

Rehab, short for rehabilitation, consists of rest, medical evaluation, hydration, and nourishment.
 

 3. 

Exceeding the designed limitations of a PPE component is OK under certain conditions, and will not result in injury.
 

 4. 

Donning all PPE necessary for the potential worst case scenario is “overkill” and a waste of valuable time on most incidents.
 

 5. 

Brush gear is designed to be lightweight; provide breathability, firm ankle support, and protection from hot embers; and can be used for short duration interior structural firefighting operations.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

Which of the following is not a component of wildland personal protective equipment?
a.
a full-face shield with anodized gold material
b.
web gear
c.
a fire shelter
d.
lightweight jacket, shirt, and trousers
 

 7. 

Which of the following statements is incorrect?
a.
To maintain personal protective equipment, follow the specific instructions given by the manufacturer.
b.
It is acceptable to wear PPE that is not completely dry.
c.
Equipment exposed to biological and chemical contaminants should be decontaminated in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
d.
Personal protective equipment that is dirty or contaminated should be cleaned immediately.
 

 8. 

Which of the following statements is incorrect?
a.
PPE should be kept clean and serviceable.
b.
Firefighters should check each others’ PPE for readiness.
c.
Becoming proficient in PPE takes little practice.
d.
When wearing PPE, the firefighter should increase water consumption.
 

 9. 

A slang term typically used to describe the structural firefighter’s ensemble is ____.
a.
proximity suit
c.
bunkers
b.
web gear
d.
brush suit
 

 10. 

Dedicated washers that are used for PPE only ____.
a.
help prevent cross-contamination of other washables
b.
are a waste of the department’s money
c.
can occasionally be used for station linens
d.
eliminate the need to follow the manufacturer’s directions after the warranty period
 



 
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