Emergency Response Guide Book

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  1. Shipping documents are kept?

    • Road:  In the cab of the motor vehicle
    • Rail:  The possession of the train crew member
    • Aviation:  In the aircraft pilots possession
    • Marine:  In holder on the bridge of a vessel.
  2. What do the yellow pages provide?
    4 digit number, UN or NA (numerical)
  3. What do the Blue pages provide?
    Proper shipping name (alphabetical)
  4. What do the orange pages provide?
    Guides for handling incident
  5. What do the green pages provide?
    Isolation zone and protective action distances
  6. What do the white pages provide?
  7. How do you identify the material?
    • Placard
    • Orange panel
    • Shipping package
  8. Where do you find the name of the material?
    • Shipping document
    • Shipping Package
  9. How do you identify initial isolation and protective distances?
    • See ERG page 288
    • If no protective action is required, use information jointly with the 3 digit guide
    • If necessary, begin protective actions
  10. What do you do if a reference to a guide cannot be found and the incident is believed to involve dangerous goods?
    • Use guide page 111:  Until additional information becomes available
    • Use guide page 112:  Explosives and other than 1.4 and 106
    • Use guide page 114:  Explosives 1.4 and 106
  11. What does it mean when a guide number is supplemented with a "P"?
    "P" means material may undergo violent polymerization if subjected to heat or contamination
  12. What are the green entries in the ERG?
    It is a toxic inhalant hazard (TIH), chemical warfare agent or dangerous water reactive material.
  13. If an ID or guide cannot be found, but a placard is visible, what should be done?
    Turn to page 6 and 7
  14. If only the container can be identified, what shall be done?
    Consult the table of rail car and rail trailer identification chart
  15. How are the guides divided?
    • 3 sections:
    • Potential Hazard
    • Public Safety
    • Emergency Response
  16. What are the ways to identify hazards?
    • Placards
    • Container Labels
    • Shipping Documents
    • Knowledgeable persons on the scene are valuable information
  17. In what order are proper notifications made?
    • 1. Notify you organization
    • 2. Call Emergency Response Telephone on shipping document
    • 3. National Assistance
    • 4. Provide as much information as possible
  18. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 1?
  19. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 2?
  20. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 3?
    Flammable liquids
  21. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 4?
    Flammable Solids
  22. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 5?
    Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
  23. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 6?
  24. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 7?
  25. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 8?
  26. Hazard Classification System:

    Class 9?
  27. When should you use a placard?
    Only when the ID number of proper shipping name is not available.
  28. What does an asterisk * on Orange Placards mean?
    Represents Explosives
  29. What does double asterisks ** mean?
    Represents the division of the explosives
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Emergency Response Guide Book
2015-09-23 00:53:07
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