Chapter 10- Regulations
When does the senior LT. in rank, assume duties of Company Commander??
A. extended leave of absence of the CC, provided no captain is detailed to unit
B. when no provision is made for the assignment of a company commander to the unit
When 2 or more LT's are on duty in quarters housing more than one unit, they shall....
share responsibility for the discipline of all members while in quarters...OFFICER SENIOR IN RANK IS PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE
Members who are scheduled to report for or be relieved from duty, prior or subsequent to the regular change of tour, shall??
Report to OFFICER ON DUTY in person for instructions as to assignment or relief there from
For ALL INJURIES occurring in QUARTERS, Company Officer shall notify???
FIRE OFFICERS shall report for duty, how many minutes prior to start of tour??
15 MINUTES, in order to exchange information between on duty and relieving officer
If an alarm occurs during that 15 minute period, who shall respond???
if on duty officer must respond (a/r or run while returning to quarters), record reason in COMPANY JOURNAL
FIRE AND EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
Prepared by Officers
- After roll call
- in duplicate (surrendered copy)
- tool/hose assignment
- riding position
- mask assignment
- group number
- Chauffeur line directly under Officer
- Tillerman, if any, directly under Chauffeur
- placed in unit's riding list holder
- duplicate carried by OFFICER
Who should be responsible for the proper opening of the Apparatus Doors??
a member designated by OFFICER, other than Housewatchmen
Who shall ensure door is fully opened and secure, before moving apparatus??
- Member assigned to open door
Officers, when reporting for duty and finding company out of quarters, shall??
- Call the roll
- contact dispatcher (to determine unit location)
- if relief required (procedures AUC-217)
When an Engine company and any other unit are hosed in the same quarters, WITHOUT A DIVIDING WALL, the Engine company shall, when both are assigned on the same alarm...?
LEAVE QUARTERS FIRST, unless circumstances make it IMPRACTICABLE
OFFICERS SHALL not converse with Chauffeurs, except to??
- REGULATE SPEED
- DETERMINE ROUTE
- RELAY INFO RECEIVED BY RADIO
Alarms, Bells, Air Horns or sirens, dispensed with, when consistent with safety??
- Immediate vicinity of hospitals, theaters or churches (large assemblies)
- hotel and residential districts at NIGHT
Officers shall require members driving the apparatus to observe the following??
safe control of apparatus at all times
low rate of speed-congested areas, streets under elevated structures, railway tracks, wet or icy pavement, descending grades, treadle
When turning corners, no apparatus shall be driven in excess of??
When responding to alarms, use one way streets AGAINST TRAFFIC for more than ONE BLOCK, WHEN?
Never attempt to pass another apparatus going in the same direction unless?
signaled to do so by the OFFICER IN COMMAND OF THE APPARATUS AHEAD
Careful judgment and caution shall be exercised by chauffeurs at all times, but particularly in the following instances???
A.encountering vehicles in standing position in obedience to a traffic signal
B. when apparatus is proceeding on thoroughfares where traffic is controlled by progressive signal lights
Who is responsible for causing the arrest of any person apprehended for transmission of a false alarm??
OFFICER IN COMMAND
If member is a witness to transmission of a false alarm..upon return of the witness from court, the officer on duty in the unit is responsible for preparation and forwarding of ??
form BF-129A to the FIRE DEPARTMENT LEGAL DIVISION
FINAL DISPOSITION- BF-129 is forwarded to Legal Division
Who shall personally verify personally that lines are connected to proper siamese, when supplying any auxiliary fire protection system??
Before Pumpers draft Water, what shall Officers do?
have SOUNDINGS TAKEN
observe rise and fall of tides to prevent foreign matter from being drawn into the pumps
Officers responding to what type of alarm, should consider drafting water???
2nd or GREATER alarm
When shall the dispatcher be advised of the use of NON POTABLE RIVER OR BAY WATER??
AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE
Members below the rank of LT, shall carry??
- HOSE SPANNER
- DOOR CHOCK
- HOSE STRAP
What shall the Officer in Command do with articles of value???
- restore to owner upon proper ID
- deliver to PD if owner is not available
- authorized rep of owner upon proper ID
IN ALL CASES, A RECEIPT SHALL BE OBTAINED
Officer in command must have premises safeguarded by members until custodianship is turned over to???
- POLICE DEPARTMENT
- RESPONSIBLE PERSON
ability of person to proved adequate security
Fire occurs in vehicle, other than ADV or one for which a 10-41 code 3 has been transmitted, Incident commander shall attempt to notify Owner..if this is not possible, Dispatcher shall be requested to inform POLICE COMMUNICATIONS BUREAU OF???
- LICENSE NUMBER
- LOCATION OF VEHICLE
Private Property Missing from Scene of Department Operations...IC must immediately??
DIRECT A THROUGH SEARCH OF PREMISES
IC must obtain from the complainant, information required by form??
IC should not interview witnesses
IF IC IS NOT A CHEIF, DISPATCH MUST BE NOTIFIED TO HAVE BC RESPOND
If Private Property taken by FD employee, notify???
Fire Designated a 10-41 (All codes), notify??
Fire Marshal and IG
If not a 10-41 or alleged FD employee??
Nofity Police Department
Theft from Quarters??
- report Immediately to PD
- Form BP-153 (forward to Cheif of Ops)
False Alarm involved?? Notify Fire Marshal
No Illegal entry to quarters and FD employee suspected??? notify IG and forward report to Cheif of Ops
Theft of Fire Communications Equipment in Field..notify??
- Police Deartment, Bureau of fire Commuications
- report forwarded by Officer discovering loss
FD employee--notify IG
Loss of Department Property at Fire/Emergency...
suspect is civilian--notify PD
suspect is FD employee--notify IG
Officer on duty, responding to second or greater alarms shall, when ordered to the roof of FIRE BUILDING or to ADJOINING OR ADJACENT ROOFS...include??
- Hose roller
- utility rope
- life belt
Responding to Command Post...Officers?
report in ALONE
MEMBERS should stand at least 25 feet from COMMAND POST
When Officer receives orders??
insure that COMMAND POST CONTROL BOARD IS ADJUSTED
Information relative to fire or emergency operations may be give to accredited news reporters at the scene by ???
Officer in Command
Any member designated by FIRE COMMISIONER
NOT at the scene of operations...request for interviews by news agencies, refer to??
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY COMMISIONER FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION
Officer in command of an incident, where a member is receiving CPR or rescuer breathing shall???
- IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY DISPATCHER
- SUMMON EMS AMBULANCE
- CALL NEAREST DEPT. UNIT W/OXYGEN
- NOTIFY MEDICAL OFFICER
- PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION TO HOSPITAL BY ANY SUITABLE MEANS
- ASSURED CONTINUED FIRST AID WHILE ENROUTE
If member suffers injury to an area of body covered by PPC to prevent such an injury and granted medical leave...Officer shall?
- have item (PPC) placed OOS
- tag and identify item
- notify DIVISION OF SAFETY
Remove a refrigerator from the scene??
DOOR SHALL BE REMOVED
NO ONE shall be permitted to climb an aerial ladder with the top of the ladder in an unsupported position, EXCEPT???
IN EXTREME EMERGENCY where operations can otherwise not be accomplished
Ladder pipes controlled from??
BASE OF THE LADDER
LADDER may be climbed to correct position of LADDER PIPE...provided Aerial is at proper angle..which is??
HORIZONTAL DISTANCE BETWEEN TIP OF LADDER AND CENTER OF THE TURNTABLE IS BETWEEN 15 TO 25 FEET (70 TO 80 DEGREE ANGLE)...with water flowing and man climbing
Unit still on scene of fire or emergency which has been UNDER CONTROL for more than 8 hours...
CONTINUING OPERATIONS AT BOX...BORO OF
New York City Transit Authority emergency exit booklets and maps, carried on Apparatus???
at ALL TIMES
Large capacity ammonia refrigeration systems are provided with an emergency ammonia mixer for ??
mixing AMMONIA WITH WATER
Officers in Command shall order the use of this device when danger of EXCESSIVE PRESSURE EXISTS IN THE REFRIGERATION SYSTEM
Instructions for operating the MIXER?
HOSE LINES connected to the siamese
APPARATUS AND EQUIPMENT
Who shall maintain a currently accurate list of all tools and equipment carried on vehicles and apparatus???
list filed in Uniform Filing System and duplicate in accesible location on Apparatus
Who has to approve repairs or alterations??
CHEIF OF SUPPORT SERVICES
Current Inventory of hose maintained in ???
Office Record Journal
Engine companies shall carry?
- 3 lengths of 2 1/2" hose
- 3 lenghts of 1 3/4" hose
ROLLED OR FOLDED
1 EXTRA LENGHT OF 1 3/4" HOSE W/NOZZLE
ROLLED OR FOLDED
When should Company Commanders arrange for the operation of all motors and pumps of special unit apparatus stored in quarters??
EACH MONDAY ON THE 9X
When can Doors or Windows of apparatus be removed??
WRITTEN permission from the OFFICER IN COMMAND OF DIVISION OF FLEET MAINTENANCE
What situations can the Officer on Duty allow apparatus to be taken from quarters??
- Signal or response-special called or assigned
- orders of Cheif of Dept., Assistant or Deputy Assistant Chief, Officer in command Fleet M.
- cleaning quarters, drill, chauff. training,
- Inspection duties
- procurring meal (45 minutes/1st due area) or undue hardship (forward request)
Routine entries of response and return shall be recorded by??
MOVEMENT OF APPARATUS ON OTHER OCCASIONS??
OFFICER ON DUTY
Following Roll Call...who shall inspect apparatus??
OFFICER AND CHAUFFEUR
thorough inspection of apparatus, record in company journal
If repair to apparatus is needed and the Dept. mechanic determines unit CANNOT Respond...Officer shall notify??
- BATTALION CHEIF
- DEPUTY CHEIF
unit not returned to service within 2 hours-notify BC and DC
when unit is returned to service - notify dispatch, BC,DC
When Officer is notified of defect with Apparatus, what shall he do??
- make an inspection
- record findings in Journal
- notify fleet maintenance division
ELECTRONIC SIREN OOS..OFFICER SHOULD?
NOTIFY BC AND DC
AIR HORN AND EMERGENCY LIGHTS-remain in SERVICE (both required)
No audible signal
NO EMERGENCY LIGHTS
Can you reinflate a FLAT TIRE??
but you can inflate a tire to required pressure
Apparatus is out of quarters (NOT RESPONDING) and cross links of snow chains break, what shall the Officer do??
- have apparatus stop IMMEDIATELY
- correct by removing loose or broken links with bolt cutters
- chains repaired upon return to quarters
Officer receiving appartus for storage or use and finds something missing, should??
comply with provisions of the Manual of Requisitions and Payroll and notify BC
Can you mark a spare with unit number??
NO...THERE SHOULD BE NO UNATUTHORIZED MARKINGS PAINTED
Spare apparatus shall not be used for any service other than fire duty, except with approval of??
Cheif of Department or Cheif of Support Services
Pumpers, after using SALT WATER, SHALL?
CONNECTED TO HYDRANT and pumps, hjose and other equipment use throroughly flused with FRESH WATER
cooling system-drained, flushed and filled with fresh water and permanent type anti freeze
When is hose on apparatus removed, clean and repacked??
SPRING AND FALL OF EACH YEAR
spare hose can be used to replace hose on apparatus
When hose is changed, what does the Officer on Duty will rectify the flexible hose record system, what does he enter in the company journal??
SIZE AND REGISTER NUMBER OF EACH LENGTH CHANGED
When is hose tested??
Officers on duty shall supervise inspection of masks and what shall he record in Company Journal??
- MASK NUMBER
- NAMES OF INSPECTING MEMBERS
- RESULTS OF INSPECTION
defects should be included in entries and on mask record cards
Where do we forward defective masks and requisitions for repair??
MASK SERVICE UNIT
After returning from operations, where mask were used, what should officer do??
- supervise inspection of masks
- record inspection results in Co. Journal
- alter MASK RECORD CARDS if defects are found
when repaired masks are returned, DATE PLACED IN SERVICE shall be noted on MASK RECORD CARD
Where do we obtain spare mask??
tHE CONEY ISLAND high pressure system for firefighting purposes shall be considered??
A NON POTABLE WATER SOURCE
HOW LONG shall Chauffeurs operate motors and pumps of spare or special unit apparatus?
Members who driver's licensce have been suspended, revoked, expired, or in any way invalid..shall not??
DRIVE ANY DEPT. VEHICLES
such members shall forward a reports to CHIEF OF PERSONNEL WITHIN 1 WEEK OF OCCURENCE
Members who operate Department vehicles shall show their New York State operator's or Chauffeurs license to??
POLICE OFFICER when so requested
if no police officer is at scene of an accident, the operator of the Dept. Vehicle shall show his NYS Drivers license to the OWNER OR REPRESENTATIVE OF THE OWNER of the vehicle or property involved in an accident with a Dept. vehicle
If Civilian alleges that Dept. is responsible for an accident, the Officer should inform the civilian that??
he/she may file a notice of claim by calling the COMPTROLLERS OFFICE
OFFICER ON DUTY SHOULD MAKE JOURNAL ENTRY OF THESE ALLEGATIONS
every effort should be made by officers and members to obtain names and addresses of witnesses
When can FF's Sixth Grade with less than ninety days service, perform housewatch duty??
between the hours of 0900-2400 provided they are monitored by the officer on duty or by an experienced member
Tours of housewatch??
begin at 0900 hours each day and divided into 8 three hours periods
each tour shall be performed by ONE MEMBER
Each assigned FF to housewatch duty shall display an ID nameplate, with??
- first initial
- last name
- badge number
How shall members in housewatch answer telephone???
Members on housewatch shall maintain outer doors???
UNLOCKED AT ALL TIMES, WHILE COMPANY IS IN QUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF INVESTIGATION OR BITS??
- present official identification
- immediate and unrestricted access to all areas of quarters and can interview members collectively or individually
If BITS, DOI, or TESTING UNIT enters quarters, who does housewatchmen notify??
NO ONE...NO FIRE DEPT. EMPLOYEE SHALL MAKE ANY NOTIFICATION TO ANY SUPERIOR OFFICERS OR ANY OTHER ANNOUNCEMENT REGRDING THE ENTRY OR PRESENCE OF DOI, BITS OR TESTING UNIT
in lieu of singing- BITS, TESTING UNIT, DOI MAY USE employee ID number for journal entry
- unscheduled and unannounce
- no area off limits
- member CAN NOTIFY OFFICER ON DUTY THAT HIS PRESENCE IS REQUIRED AT HOUSEWATCH AREA
no other notification made
UNIT REMAINS IN SERVICE
IF company receives a call, EEO will leave premises and MAY RESUME UPON COMPANY RETURN TO QUARTERS
EEO INVESTIGATION IS COMPLETE...EEO INVESTIGATOR WILL PROVIDE OFFICER WITH A SIGNED INSPECTION SHEET
may sign in with employee ID number
Members peforming housewatch duty, may not permit visitors beyond the housewatch desk, without persmission from???
OFFICER ON DUTY
Children, how old? require a parent or guardian or WRITTEN PERMISSION BY THE FIRE COMMISSIONER...
under 15 years old