Quiz on ESA Chapters 2-15

One important consideration often overlooked by event organizers is the increased strain their event will place on public service agencies such as emergency management, law enforcement, fire and rescue, public works/utilities, public health, and medical facilities.

The key elements of successful health and safety management include:

A. Creating a health and safety policy

B. Developing an event-specific health and safety plan to ensure the policy is put into practice

C. Organizing an effective management structure and distribution of the policy to include the responsible person for monitoring health and safety implementation

D. Analyzing and reviewing performance

E. All the above

Effective planning is concerned with hazard identification and the mitigation or elimination of those hazards to reduce or eliminate risks.  Financial considerations are a priority when considering the development of a plan to mitigate or eliminate those hazards and or reduce risks.

Planning for the show requires preparing strategies for crowd management, transportation management, fire, first aid, major incident, contingency planning and more.

If an event needs to be cancelled after the audience has arrived, or a performance has begun, stopped and not re-started, the will be a wide range of issues to be managed.  Refunding patron’s tickets should be the primary concern of the promoter.

The proper design and construction of an adequate means of egress usually falls under the authority of the local law enforcement authority having jurisdiction.

Ramps installed for wheelchair users must conform to local building and/or fire codes and possibly the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.  Ramps must have landings at least as wide as the ramp and at least ____ ______ ____  located at the bottom and top of each ramp, points of turning, entrance, exists, and at doors.

A. 60 inches long

B. 45 inches long

C. As long as the ramp

D. wide enough for a wheelchair

The typical steps for operating a portable fire extinguisher (described by the acronym “PASS”) are as follows:

P-Pull the safety pin

A-Aim the nozzle at the base of the fire, from a safe distance (about 6 feet away)

S-Squeeze the handle

S-Sweep the extinguisher from side to side while aiming at the base of the fire

At large events, there may be a need for a separate medical radio channel connecting the ambulance service with ambulance workers, key medical workers, mobile response teams, and key first-aiders.  A protocol for the use of radio equipment, including consistent call signs, must be managed by the local law enforcement authority.

Severe weather can strike any geographical location at any time.  Severe weather threats can take many forms, except:

A. tornadoes

B. hurricanes

C. lightning

D. active shooter

E. high winds