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haz phase 2

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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.
white
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.
5
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
Water
Waybill/Consist
Rail
Which of the following is not a signal word found on pesticide labels?
Toxic
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?
Ricin
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:
circular
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?
Neutron
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
Hemispheric
A circular or dome vapor cloud
extending up from the ground
Irregular
Movement of material by responder
Pool
Low-lying vapor cloud on the ground
Stream
Low to ground following natural barriers
A poison that will cause a person to have seizures is called a(n):
convulsant
Carcinogens, mutagens, and teratogens are permanent and irreversible
conditions known as:
chronic health hazards.
The primary type of harm associated with biological terrorism is:
etiological
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?
Regulator
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.
500
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:
degradation.
Chemical permeation rates are a result of:
temperature, thickness, previous exposures, and chemical combinations.
Degradation
Physical damage from chemical
Permeation
Occurs on molecular level
Penetration
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.