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haz phase 2

The two types of potential hazards found in each guide of the Emergency Response Guidebook are:
health and fire/explosion.
, pages 64-65.
Statement 1: Section 304 requires reporting of releases of the extremely
hazardous substances listed in Section 302 of SARA, Title III.
Statement 2: Releases resulting in an exposure to a person while at a fixed
facility may be exempted from being reported.
Statement 1: Section 304 requires reporting of releases of the extremely
hazardous substances listed in Section 302 of SARA, Title III.
Statement 2: Releases resulting in an exposure to a person while at a fixed
facility may be exempted from being reported.
The fact that a product is water reactive would be indicated in
the __________ quadrant of the NFPA 704 System.
During an incident involving a train, you should look for the shipping papers in
any of the following except:
rail cars carrying the products.
Liquid or solid substances that emit toxic, dangerous, and irritating fumes are
known as:
poisonous materials.
In the Emergency Response Guidebook, a first responder would expect to find the highlighted entries indicating that a material is either a toxic inhalation hazard or a dangerous water reactive material in the:
yellow and blue-bordered sections.
A substance that readily yields oxygen to support combustion of fuels, would
be labeled Hazard Class __________ under the UN/DOT Labeling System.
pages 61, 66.
Referring to the U.S. Military Marking System for Hazardous Materials, the
symbol for a mass fire hazard is:
#3 in a triangle.
The NFPA 704 System indicates hazardous materials as:
potential dangers.
Which of the following agencies regulates pipelines that carry hazardous materials across state borders, navigable waterways and federal lands?
DOT (Department of Transportation)
Dangerous Cargo Manifest
Which of the following is not a signal word found on pesticide labels?
What are some of the on-scene warning signs that may be present in a terrorist event involving chemical or biological agents?
Unexplained patterns of illnesses or death
Unexplained signs and symptoms of skin, eye, or airway irritation
Recognizable odors and/or taste
Unexplained vapor clouds, mist, and plumes
Where would a first responder expect to find a dangerous cargo manifest?
Bridge or pilot house
Of the following biological or chemical agents, which is the easiest for a
terrorist to make?
determination of specific names of hazardous materials
Statement 1: The blue section of the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)
.Statement 3: It is important to know the proper spelling of the shipping name
of a material before referencing the ERG
The recommended shape of the initial isolation zone around a chemical spill or
release is:
You arrive on the scene of a vehicle accident involving a cargo tank truck carrying gasoline. The truck is leaking its product into a small lake. The driver of the truck gives you an MSDS sheet on gasoline, which gives a specific gravity of 0.8. With this information, you can predict that the product will:
remain on top of the water, as it is lighter than the water.
If mitigation efforts are failing or the situation is getting worse, the:
original plan must be reevaluated and possibly revised.
A recon team is sent to observe a tank truck that has rolled over. The team reports
that the vehicle is an MC 312. The container most probably contains a:
corrosive liquid
Of the railcars listed below, which of the following is considered to be obsolete?
High pressure tube car
Cryogenic liquids are those which exist at:
minus 150°F.
Which type of radiation has a physical mass like alpha radiation but has no
electrical charge?
A reaction that is associated with over-pressurization of closed containers and
occurs at a rate of one second or less is called a:
violent rupture.
__________ is the minimum temperature at which a liquid gives off sufficient vapors
to form an ignitable mixture with air.
Flash point
A circular or dome vapor cloud
extending up from the ground
Movement of material by responder
Low-lying vapor cloud on the ground
Low to ground following natural barriers
A poison that will cause a person to have seizures is called a(n):
Carcinogens, mutagens, and teratogens are permanent and irreversible
conditions known as:
chronic health hazards.
The primary type of harm associated with biological terrorism is:
Which of the following resources would be able to determine, or predict, the concentrations of a released hazardous material within an endangered area when provided with local data and leak information?
Area Locations Of Hazardous Atmospheres (ALOHA)
Which of the following is a true statement regarding the safety precautions of
remote shutoffs?
They are usually well marked and in an easy-to-find location.
An advantage of confinement operations is that:
direct exposure of personnel is avoided.
Prior to allowing responders to act, they should be briefed on all of the
following except:
how to plug a leak.
What should responders do with runoff from emergency decontamination?
Divert into an area where it can be treated or disposed of later.
Which of the following components of a positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus reduces high storage pressure and controls the flow of air to the user?
When responding to a potential hazardous material incident, the safest
way to approach the scene is to:
approach from uphill and upwind even if it requires a longer response time.
When trying to prevent a BLEVE from occurring, the most commonly accepted
minimum flow is __________ gpm.
At a hazardous materials incident, the assistant safety officer directly reports to the:
Haz Mat Team Leaders.
Respiratory protective equipment should be cleaned and inspected:
after each use.
When estimating the time it will take to successfully achieve the primary objective
of the incident, all of the following should be considered except the:
manufacturer of the product.
When considering personnel protection, remember that the most common route
of exposure for an emergency responder is:
the respiratory system.
The most critical parameter when selecting the appropriate level of chemical
protective equipment is:
chemical compatibility.
Proximity gear allows the wearer in close proximity to a burning liquid. It offers protection for temperatures up to:
300o to 400o F.
regarding limitations of personnel working in PPE
Statement 1: A responder's physical, mental, or emotional condition can cause
problems with using PPE.Statement 2: Practice and conditioning can help reduce psychological limitations
of PPE users.Statement 3: Training and education can help reduce physical limitations of
PPE users.
The physical destruction or decomposition of chemical protective clothing (CPC) by a chemical action is called:
Chemical permeation rates are a result of:
temperature, thickness, previous exposures, and chemical combinations.
Physical damage from chemical
Occurs on molecular level
Movement of material through closures
Which of the following is a true life-threatening emergency that requires
immediate attention?
Heat stroke
All of the following are procedures for personnel wearing vapor-protective clothing requiring emergency decon except:
conduct fine decon.
A(n) __________ is recommended to include information such as: site information, analysis of site hazards, risk analysis, PPE and a work plan.
site safety plan
Which of the following cooling systems are not typically used for emergency
response applications?
Air-cooled jackets
The elapsed time between initial contact of a chemical with the outside surface of
the chemical protective equipment and detection at the inside surface of the material
is called
breakthrough time.