Threats to a Facility
Types of Fires
Fires
Hazardous Material
Bomb Threat & Disaster
100

a physical attack from outside the facility, by an individual or individuals, or any other assault that creates physical damage to the correctional facility

Facility assault

100

ordinary combustibles (wood, cloth, paper)

Class A fire

100

How often should you perform a safety check for fire extinguisher

every shift

100

People can be contaminated with hazardous materials through

inhalation, ingestion, absorption, and injection

100

any threat of an explosive device, whether mechanical, incendiary or chemical

Bomb threat

200

Indicators of a facility assault may include (2)

an outside threat on a person's life or someone coordinating an escape attempt

200

electrical (appliances, panels, switches)

Class C fire

200

The first priority during a fire

maintaining the safety of staff and inmates

200

occurs when a substance capable of causing harm to people, the environment, and property is released or is not properly controlled

A hazardous material (hazmat) emergency

200

an event or force of nature that has catastrophic consequences, such as a hurricane, earthquake, tornado, flood, lightning, or wild fire. It is unpredictable and unplanned.

Natural disaster


300

Common equipment used for responding to a facility assault include (10)

barriers, less lethal & impact weapons, electronic control devices, firearms, shields, vehicles, megaphones, restraints, chemical agents and communication devices.

300


combustible metals (magnesium, sodium, potassium, etc.)

Class D fire

300

The major components of a fire are

Heat, fuel, oxygen, and chemical chain reactions

300

a resource used as a guide for a hazmat incident

Emergency Response Guidebook

300

a consequence of technological or human hazards that brings great damage, loss, or destruction to the facility (chemical spills, water main breaking, plane crash)

Human-Instigated disaster

400

What can help prevent facility assaults?

high-quality, effective and visible security measures, alert systems, perimeter controls, or appropriate warning techniques

400

flammable liquids (gas, diesel, propane)

Class B fire

400

The basic steps for using a portable fire extinguisher are


PASS; Pull pin, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep the base of fire

400

As an officer, you should respond only within the ____ and level of your training

scope



400

Indicators of a bomb threat (2)

the discovery of a suspicious device or package, or a bomb threat delivered by mail, phone, electronically, or in person

500

In the event of a facility assault, follow these procedures (6)

1. notify staff & communicate with response team
2. follow evacuation protocols
3. set up barricades
4. establish perimeter security
5. maintain safety and security procedures
6. debrief after the incident

500

subcategory of Class B (kitchen fires; cooking oils or fats)

Class K fire

500

Types of portable fire extinguishers (5)

ABC (ordinary combustibles, flammable liquids, and electrical)
ABCD (metal fires)
K (kitchen fires)
Water-based (ordinary combustibles)
CO2 (class B and C fires)

500
Hazardous materials are indicated by.. (5)

placards (diamond shaped signs), markings, shipping papers, SDS (safety data sheet), or storage containers 

500

Equipment needed in a disaster include: (9)

backup communication devices, backup power source, flashlights, emergency food supply, stored water, medical supplies, tents, vehicles, weapons

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