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Hazardous Material Awareness
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is a group of hazardous materials that share dangerous characteristics.
a substance or material capable of posing an unreasonable risk to health, safety, or property when transported in commerce
How many hazard classes has DOT identified based on the dangers posed in transportation?
What is the title number for OSHA?
What is the title number for EPA?
What is the title number for DOT?
the four levels of certifications in HAZMAT
-Awareness(identify, recognize, notify)
What is the scale ratings on NFPA 704 placard?
Types of Hazardous Materials:
Differ Routes of Exposures
Potential effects of a HAZMAT incident or type of impacts
-Property and Enviromental impacts
List the differ types of Health impacts related to HAZMAT
List the differ types of Enviromental/Property impacts related to HAZMAT
-Damage to potable water sources
-Loss of productive land
-Loss/destruction of food products
-Inability to occupy or inhabit structures
List the differ types of Infrastructure impacts related to HAZMAT
-Disruption of traffic and other modes of transportation
-Budget and resource strains on government and commerical entities
-Reduction in available services
-Overwhelmed health care system
Differ ways to obtain on-site info about hazardous materials being transported
-Warnings and Indicators
What are some Warnings and Indicators to look at to obtain info about a hazardous material being transported?
Who do we Interview to obtain info about hazardous material being transported?
In regards to Communications to obtain info about hazardous materials being transported, who can we contact?
-Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System(TLETS)
-Shipper at point-of-orgin
Safeguarding lives at a HAZMAT incident: Initial Assessment and Response at an Incident
Safeguarding lives at a HAZMAT incident: Removing citizens from the affected area
-Limit spread of contamination when moving people that are potentially contaminated
-Establish safe travel routes for public
-Enforce perimeter security
Safeguarding lives at a HAZMAT incident: Minimizing Health Hazards for Responders
-Stay outside of designated perimeter
-Wait for qualified assistance
What are the Levels of Personal Protection?
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