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utah HAZMAT state test
who governs H in all forms of transport?
AGENCY responsible for any release of H
regulations are developed by what govt agencies?
OSHA and EPA
Standards are developed by this non-governmental consensus committee
SARA stands for what?
superfund amendment and reauthorization act
EPCRA stands for what?
emergency planning and community right to knwo act
SERC stands for what?
state emergency response committee
LEPC stands for what?
local emergency planning committee
OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 addresses what?
emergency response (HAZWOPER)
emergency response to HAZMAT is covered under what OSHA regulation?
NFPA 472 is what?
training levels and requirements
NFPA 473 is what?
OSHA 1900.1200 is what?
employees right to know
what is CERCLA?
cradle to the grave ownership of materials.
COMPREHENSIVE environmental response comensation, and liability act
as temperature increases, vapor ppressure will do what?
the lower a substances boiling point, the _____ it's vapor pressure
temp at which the vapor pressure of a liquid is equal to atmospheric pressure
___-soluble agents cause upper resp. infection.
____-soluble agents cause lower infection
liquids or gases that dissolve into each other
cryogenic susbstances have BP at what temp?
chain reaction in which a catalyst causes simple molecules to combine to form long chain molecules
positively charged particles. lose energy rapidly. emitted from heaviest radioactive elements (uranium, radium)
fast moving + or - charged electrons. emitted from manmade sources. stopped by a layer of clothing or piece of aluminum
high energy photons. originate inside the nucleus. have no charge
radioactive particle that originates outside the nucleus
ultra high energy particles. no physical mass. no charge. highly penetrating
inverse square law states what about distance in avoiding radiation?
double the distance=1/4 the dose rate
half the distance=4 times the dose rate
substances that prohibit the body from using O2
cause syanosis, LOC, death
lethal concentration is through what means of transmission?
agent capable of causing abnormalities in utero
officer in ICS that is responsible for managing all operations that directly affect the primary mission of eliminating a problem incident
operations section chief
IMS HAZMAT positions
HAZMAT group supervisor
site access control leader
assistant SO (HAZMAT)
safe refuge area manager
level of incident within the capabilities of first responders
level of incident requiring HAZMAT response. beyond capablities of first crew
highest level of HAZMAT response
irregular shaped pattern of airborne HAZMAT where wind or topography influence the downrange course. gas is equal to or heavier than air
triangular shaped pattern of HAZMAT gas with a point source and wide base downrange
HAZMAT dispersion patterns
irregular (footsteps though it)
medium term exposure is how long?
days, weeks, months
HAZMAT class 1
DOT-49 CFR 170-180
establishes need for placards
flash point of flammable liquids
less than 141 F
consumer warnings in order of seriousness
manufacturers labels must include
name and address
first aid instructions
special handling or storage
"keep out of reach of children"
flammable gases, volatile liquids, pyrophoric (spont. combust)
ignites at ambient temp
NFPA 704 level
capable of detonation at ambient conditions
NFPA 704 level
capable of explosion with strong initiating source
NFPA 704 level
violent chemical change possible at elevated temp and pressure
military warning sign. octogon with 1
X with 2
explosion with frags
triangle with 3
diamond with 4
pipeline color codes in order of hazzard
SPECIFIC GRAVITY >1
TOMBSTONE FROM BEHIND
ENDS ARE VERY ROUND
CIRCLE ON BACK
PROPANE, BUTANE, ANHYDROUS AMMONIA
pressures up to 100 PSI
hIGH PRESSURE (UP TO 5K)
on an international intermodal container, what do the first 2 #s identify?
length and weight
how do you identify cryogenic on trains and trucks?
doors in middle of train car
doors on rear of trailer
what are the stensils on a railroad car?
north american railroad tank car markings. on the left of both sides. front and rear. can be used to gather info. volume
stencils on train car
indicate which standards the tank car was built
where does secondary exposure occur?
outside hot zone
4 categories of decon
types of decon
mass (runoff not a consideration. lots of water)
chemical degradation. using another material to change the chem structure of a hazmat. neutralization
what is protective action zone?
area that could be in danger in 30 mins from vapors
what is located in cold zone?
computer programs to help with plume patterns
ALOHA (area locations of has atmospheres)
CAMEO-comp aided management of emerg. ops
HPAC-hazard prediciton and ass. capablitity
class B foam proportion
fluoroprotein foam is what percent?
what temp is it stored at?
good low-temp viscosity
suitable foam for subsurface injection
foam that creates a membrane over fuel instead of film. hydrocarbons and polar solvents
alcohol resistant AFFF
high expansion rate of foam
chemical damage formula
NIOSH issued. recommended exposure limits
10 hour day
40 hour week
considered a 15 min exposure. 60 min break after
SHORT TEM X LIMIT
OSHA ACCEPTED exposure for 8 hours
permissible X limit
what do you have ot do before wearing level C?
quantify chemical and O2 levels
highest level of X you can expose an employee to regardless of time
chemical ceiling level