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Kingston Fire Department

Kingston Fire Department

Spring 2012

Applicant Objective Check Sheet

Name: ____________________

Instructor Signature Date

Personal Protective Equipment ____________________ ____________

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus ____________________ ____________

Department Operations ____________________ ____________

Accountability ____________________ ____________

Firefighter Safety & Health ____________________ ____________

Fire Extinguishers ____________________ ____________

Hydrant Hook-Up ____________________ ____________

Fire Behavior ____________________ ____________

Level 1 Burn Completion ____________________ ____________

***All above sections must be signed-off by Fire-Line Officers***

Upon Completion of this check-sheet, an Applicant is promoted to the rank of Probationary Firefighter. He/she is hereby cleared to ride all apparatus and operate on the fire-ground in accordance with Kingston Fire District Policies and Standard Operating Guidelines.

Promotion to Probationary Firefighter Date: __________________

Signature of Department Chief: ____________________________________

Signature of Station Captain: ____________________________________

Applicant Training Requirements

***All completion objectives are to be initialed by company members supervising and/or reviewing the said skill as they are adequately understood and/or demonstrated by the applicant***

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training:


Essentials pg 165-180


Personal Protective Clothing Video

Captain Leary PPE Video

Hepatitis C Video

Fire Engineering: SCBA Safety & Emergency Procedures DVD

Instructed Learning:

PPE Description (Boots, Hitches, Coat, Hood, Gloves, Helmet, Eye Protection)

Show & Tell of Structural Firefighter PPE

Discussion/ Show &Tell of PPE Sizing, Materials & Layers (See Packet Attachment 1A)

Demonstration of Donning and Doffing Structural Firefighting PPE

Description of additional PPE (Gumby Suit, Mustang Suit, Brushfire Gear)

Discussion of nautical rescue attire: Winter vs. Summer, Personal Floatation Device (PFD) Usage

Discussion of Personal Safety, PPE and Universal Precautions on Medical Calls

Demonstration: Medical Glove Locations on Apparatus

Discussion/ Demonstration: Medical Glove Removal & Disposal Procedure

Medical Sharps Discussion: Proper handling and disposal

Discussion of appropriate attire underneath PPE, station attire and the duty uniform

Completion Objectives

· Be able to describe the correct PPE for different types of calls (EMS, Boat, Brush Fire, Structure Fire, Ice Rescue) (See Packet Attachment 1B)

· Demonstrate a proper medical glove removal & disposal

· Define “Universal Precautions”

· Identify Locations of Medicals Gloves on KFD Apparatus

· Don full structural PPE correctly within 60 seconds (Bunker pants, jacket, hood, helmet, gloves)

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Training:


Essentials pg. 180-213


Essentials “SCBA Intro & Overview” Video #1

Essentials “SCBA Use & Maintenance” Video #2

Instructed Learning:

Description of all components of SCBA (See Packet Attachment 2A)

Demonstration of Donning and Doffing, Clearing PASS Alerts

Heads-up Display & Pack Electronics (See Packet Attachment 2B)

Discussion/ Demonstration of Air Management & Breathing

RIT Pack Basics: Components, Use, Locations on Apparatus

Completion Objectives

· Donning SCBA correctly within 60 seconds

· Demonstrate changing a bottle out & replacing off a KFD apparatus

· SCBA Parts Identification

· Describe locations of spare bottles and packs on KFD apparatus

· Demonstrate knowledge of the empty bottle procedure on all KFD apparatus

· Complete Mask Flow Test on PortAcount Machine (See 41)

· Participate in an SCBA Blind Bottle Swap Training Exercise

· Answer: What is the RIT Pack? What are the major components?

· Answer: Where are the RIT they located?

· Answer: What does a red light flashing on your heads-up display indicate?

· SCBA Procedures Quiz (See Packet Attachment 2C)

Department Operations Training:


Essentials pg. 9-43


First Due “Engine Company Principles” Video

First Due “Rescue Company Principles” Video

First Due “Ladder Company Operations” Video

Instructed Learning:

Discussion of Types of Apparatus and KFD Apparatus

Discussion of Company Operations (Engine, Ladder, Rescue) & responsibilities of each on-scene

Overview of Riding Positions on All Apparatus (See Packet Attachment 3A)

Recommended riding positions & tools required for Probationary FF’s

Discussion of Probationary Firefighter Roles & Responsibilities on the fire scene

Chain of Command & Organizational Chart Discussion/ Description (See Packet Attachment 3B)

Completion Objectives

· Correctly name and describe all KFD apparatus

· Demonstrate understanding of department command structure

· Identify primary probationary riding positions & tools required

· Identify three companies in the fire service & demonstrate understanding of their role on scene.

· Demonstrate knowledge of your duties and responsibilities on a medical call

Accountability Training:

Instructed Learning:

Accountability Tag Description

Tag Use Policy

Location of Tag Boards on KFD Apparatus

“PAR Check”- What is it? What information do you highlight in your response?

Tool/ Equipment Accountability Discussion

Completion Objectives

· Demonstrate knowledge of the tag accountability system & its importance

· Answer: What is the “two-tag” system?

· Demonstrate knowledge of the three major points of a “PAR check”?

· Locate/ Identify all the tag boards on the apparatus

Firefighter Safety & Health:


Essentials pg. 49-79


Essentials Video: Safety Standards for the Fire Service

Essentials Video: Fireground Safety

Instructed Learning:

Health & Wellness Discussion (13 Firefighter Health Considerations)

NFPA 1500- Firefighter Health & Safety Standard

Safety Officer – Role & Responsibilities

Apparatus Safety Discussion (Seat Belts, Mounting & Dismounting, Hose Packing)

Crew Integrity Discussion

Personal Limitations Discussion w/ Safety Officer

Completion Objectives

· Properly mount and dismount apparatus (Hose Bed, Aerial Turn-Table, Rescue WalkUp)

· Firefighter Safety & Health Quiz (See Packet Attachment 4)

***The above section must be signed off by the Department Safety Officer ***

Fire Behavior Training:


Essentials pg 85-132


Essentials 3 “Fire Behavior” Video


Fire Engineering “Backdraft & Smoke Explosions” Video

Instructed Learning:

Fire Behavior importance in firefighting operations

Fire Tetrahedron Elements

Transmission and Spread of Heat/ Flame/ Fire

Evolution & Stages of Fire Development

Discussion of Thermal Layering

Discussion of Back Draft & Flashover Conditions

Discussion/ Demonstration of the Thermal Imaging Camera

Review Fire Behavior Quiz Questions (See Packet Attachment 5A)

Completion Objectives

· Discuss/ Demonstrate understanding of the fire behavior quiz

· Locate & activate a thermal imaging camera

Fire Extinguishers Training:


Essentials pg. 233-255


Essentials Video: Portable Extinguishers

Instructed Learning:

Location of all extinguishers on all KFD apparatus

Gasoline/ trash-fire Demonstration

Review steps & procedures to filling a water & foam can

Completion Objectives

· Demonstrate knowledge of the types of fire extinguishers (not classes)

· Demonstrate knowledge of fire classes: A-D & K

· Demonstrate filling a water & foam can

· Define P.A.S.S.

· Identify the location of all extinguishers (on all KFD apparatus)

· Answer: Where is the Class D extinguisher located? What is this type mainly used for?

Hydrant Hook-Up:


Essentials pg. 605-611


Demonstration of tagging hydrant

Description of tools and equipment in hydrant bag

Discussion of KFD Supply Lines

Completion Objectives

· Properly tag hydrant within 60 seconds

· Connect 5” Storz and 3”threaded hose to a pumper

· Point out an intake & discharge on the Engine pump panel

· Answer: How can you tell the difference between an intake and a discharge (besides the label)?

· Answer: What is the difference between attack and supply line?

· Answer: What two lines on the pumpers are considered “supply lines”? Identify these lines.

-Appendix 1A-

PPE: Sizing, Materials &