Steam Emergencies

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csantf100
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Steam Emergencies
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2014-05-10 11:30:18
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Steam Meter Riser
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Study Guide Week 8
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  1. When discovering District Steam systems (non Con Ed), what you an Officer do??
    enter into CIDS
  2. Is steam visible??
    no, steam is INVISIBLE...white mist forms when steam cools (condensate)
  3. Steam pressures in generating plants can be how high? 

    Stem pressures in buried supply piping?
    as high as 2000 PSI with temp. 9000 degrees

    170 PSI and 350 degrees
  4. What purposes does High pressure steam serve??
    provide heat, hot water, heat food, run air conditioners
  5. Con Ed workers refer to steam pipe rupture as...?
    HELB

    High Energy Line Break
  6. When should we enter a Con Ed generating plant without Con ED personnel?
    NEVER (RESPOND TO DESIGNATED MUSTERING SITE OUTSIDE PLANT
  7. FDNY can enter plant to perform search and rescue of missing PLANT PERSONNEL...do we need a guide?
    YES, ALWAYS NEED A GUIDE

    contact Con ED white hat
  8. Is a steam main break a Haz Mat incident?why?
    YES...will likely result in ASBESTOS RELEASE
  9. THE Pressure released form a HELB can cause an intact street to collapse...

    T OR F
    TRUE
  10. Should we consider shutting HVAC units down in nearby buildings??
    YES, asbestos may be drawn into the building
  11. What does a blue stripe on a Con ED Vent stack, indicate??
    the STEAM is the result of A WATER LEAK, not a leaking steam main
  12. A HELB IN A BUILDING can be the result of??
    range from a leaking radiator to a high pressure steam riser rupture
  13. In an EMERGENCY, what valve can members shut down??
    INSIDE SERVICES VALVE (if possible,wait for Con ED)
  14. When can we shut down the building shutoff valve outside of the building??
    NEVER, ONLY CON ED CAN SHUT THIS DOWN
  15. A ruptured steam main can be result of a terrorist attack...
    responding units shall monitor radiation detection devices UPON RECEIPT OF ALARM FOR A RUPTURED STEAM MAIN
  16. What radio code should be transmitted for a ruptured STEAM MAIN?
    10-80 WITH appropriate sub code (specifying ASBESTOS RELEASE)

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