“Doctor Feelgood” (MED OPS)
100 – Ironing boards, surfboards, and inside doors can all be used as this. What is a backboard?
200 – We put someone in this triage category when they’re breathing faster than 30 breaths/min. What is immediate?
300 – This is one of the three “killers”. What are airway, bleeding and shock?
400 – This is how we open a restricted airway. What is “head tilt, chin lift”?
500 – This shorthand phrase allows us to differentiate between immediate and delayed victims. What is “30, 2 and can do”?
“Hunka, Hunka Burnin’ Love” (FIRE SUPPRESSION)
100 – Along with heat and oxygen, it’s part of the “fire triangle”. What is fuel?
200 – It’s acronym is P.A.S.S. when using a fire extinguisher. What is pull, aim, squeeze, and sweep?
300 – It’s the class of fire that consists of flammable liquids. What is Class B?
400 – Hazardous materials, or HAZMAT, are this kind of sign to CERT members. What is a stop sign?
500 – After putting out a fire, this gesture is optional. What is a high-five?
“Lost and Found” (SEARCH AND RESCUE)
100 – This type of building damage allows you to see the sky from inside. What is heavy damage?
200 – It’s one of three ways to know you have a gas leak. What is gas smell, rapidly spinning meter, high-pitched whistle?
300 – This is what we do before entering a building for a search to make sure it’s safe. What is size-up?
400 – This is the minimum distance you should stay away from a downed power line. What is 30 feet?
500 – This type of two person rescue carry is named after a street in New Orleans. What is Georgia St.?
“Who’s da Boss” (INCIDENT COMMAND)
100 – It’s where all CERT members check in at when responding to a call-out. What is staging?
200 – It’s the acronym for your neighborhood CERT group. What is a NERT?
300 – It’s our most reliable mode of communication during a disaster. What is Ham Radio?
400 – This is how we refer to the front, or address side, of a building. What is the “A” side?
500 – It’s the term we use for the number of people or groups we can effectively manage at a time? What is span of control?
100 – It’s known by the acronym PPE. What is Personal Protective Equipment?
200 – We immediately do this when exposed to a chemical agent or radioactive material following a terror attack? What is self-decontamination?
300 – The Training Manager stole the idea for these CERT guidelines from the Bible. What are the 10 CERTmandments?
400 – It’s not Sin City, but the nerve that your diaphragm pushes on that helps calm you down. What’s the vagus?
500 – It’s the nickname for the guy who really does all the work during our training classes. Who is Yard Dog or TOJ?