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Chapter 33 Estimating Potential Harm and Planning a Response
Terms in this set (21)
The maximum concentration of hazardous material that a worker should be exposed to, even for an instant
The process by which a substance moves through a given material on the molecular level
The maximum airborne concentration of a material to which a worker can be exposed for 8 hours a day, 40 hours a week, and not suffer any ill effects.
A value established by IOSH that is comparable to OSHA's PEL
Describing an atmospheric concentration of a toxic, corrosive, or asphyxiant substance that poses an immediate threat to life or could cause irreversible or delayed adverse health material
The removal or relocation of individuals who may be affected by an approaching release of a hazardous material.
The physical destruction of decomposition of a clothing material due to chemical exposure, general use, or ambient conditions
A method of safeguarding people by temporarily keeping them in a cleaner atmosphere.
Shelter in place
Example including diking and damming, diluting or diverting material, or suppressing or dispersing vapor.
The flow or movement of a hazardous material through closures
When planning an initial hazardous materials incident response, what is the first priority?
Consider the safety of the responding personnel.
Planning a response begins with the?
Incident Commanders orders
Responders to a hazardous materials incident need to know the?
Type of material involved
Section of personal protective equipment is based on the
hazardous material involved
One of the primary objectives of a medical surveillance program is to determine
Any changes in the functioning of body systems
Litmus paper is used to determine
Defensive action includes
When performing isolation activities, the specific type will be determined by the nature of the released chemical and?
When the hazard of entering the hot zone is too great, this is known as
Actions which take place outside of the hot zone
Which burns are often much deeper and more destructive then acid burns
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