HAZMAT

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HAZMAT
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  1. 4 basic clues that can help you recognize the presence of hazardous materials
    • Occupancy & location of a fixed facility
    • Placards
    • Labels
    • Markings
  2. DOT placards are diamond-shaped signs affixed on each side and end of vehicles indicating?
    • The primary hazard
    • The most dangerous property
  3. Used to indicate the secondary hazards of cargo
    Subsidiary
  4. Background color: Orange
    Explosive
  5. Background color: Red
    Flammable / Combustible
  6. Background color: Green
    Nonflammable gas
  7. Background color: White over Red
    Spontaneously combustible
  8. Background color: White
    Poisonous material
  9. Background color: White with vertical red stripes
    Flammible solid
  10. Background color: Yellow
    Oxidizer (including oxygen) or organic peroxide
  11. Background color: White over Yellow
    Radioactive material
  12. Background color: White over Black
    Corrosive material
  13. Background color: Blue
    Dangerous when wet
  14. Background color: Black stripes over White
    Miscellaneous hazardous materials
  15. Symbols (indicates): Bursting ball
    Explosive
  16. Symbols (indicates): Flame
    Flammable
  17. Symbols (indicates): W with a slash through it
    Dangerous when wet
  18. Symbols (indicates): Wheat shaft with X through it
    Keep away from foodstuffs
  19. Symbols (indicates): Skull and cross bones
    Poisonous material
  20. Symbols (indicates): Circle with flame
    Oxidizing material / organic peroxide
  21. Symbols (indicates): Cylinder
    Nonflammable gas
  22. Symbols (indicates): Trefoil (propeller)
    Radioactive material
  23. Symbols (indicates): Test tube and hand / metal symbol
    Corrosive material
  24. Symbols (indicates): Biohazard Symbol
    Infectious substance
  25. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 1
    Explosives
  26. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 2
    Gases (compresses, liquefield, or dissolved under pressure)
  27. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 3
    Flammable / Combustible liquids
  28. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 4
    Flammable solid / dangerous when wet / spontaneously combustible
  29. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 5
    Oxidizers / organic peroxides
  30. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 6
    Poisonous / infectious materials
  31. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 7
    Radioactive materials
  32. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 8
    Corrosive materials
  33. Hazard Class Numbers:
    Class 9
    Other related materials (ORMs)
  34. Federal agency that regulates worker safety and in some cases responder cases (part of the Dept. of Labor)
    OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  35. Ensures safe manufacturing, use, transportation, and disposal of hazardous substances
    EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
  36. Develops and maintains nationally recognized minimum consensus standards on many areas of fire safety and specific standards on hazardous materials
    NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
  37. The state of matter identifies hazards as:
    • Solid
    • Liquid
    • Gas
  38. NFPA 704 Hazard ID system:
    Blue Diamond
    Health hazard
  39. NFPA 704 Hazard ID system:
    Red Diamond
    Flammability
  40. NFPA 704 Hazard ID system:
    Yellow Diamond
    Reactivity
  41. NFPA 704 Hazard ID system:
    White Diamond
    Special symbol and handling instructions

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