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  1. PRIMARILY A GUIDE TO AID FIRST RESPONDERS IN
    QUIKLY IDENTIFYING THE SPECIFIC OR GENERIC HAZARDS OF THE MATERIAL involved in the incident, and protecting themselves and the public during initial response
  2. step 1
    identify the material
  3. use the following to find the identification # 4 digit ID
    placard, orange panel, shipping paper, or package (after UN/NA)
  4. NAME OF THE MATERIAL FROM:
    A SHIPPING DOCUMENT OR PACKAGE
  5. STEP 2 IDENTIFY ___ USING :
    • YELLOW PAGES
    • BLUE PAGES
  6. SHOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED A SUBSTITUTE FOR:
    EMERGENCY TRAINING, KNOWLEDGE OR SOUND JUDGEMENT
  7. LEFT PAGE OF GUIDE
    SAFETY INFO
  8. RIGHT PAGE OF GUIDE
    EMERGENCY RESPONCE GUIDANCE AND ACTIVITIES FOR FIRE SITUATIONS, SPILL OR LEAK INCIDENTS, AND FIRST AID
  9. EACH GUIDE HAS ___ MAIN SECTIONS, THEY ARE:
    POTENTIAL HAZARDS, PUBLIC SAFETY, EMERGENCY RESPONCE
  10. IN THE GUIIDE SECTION UNDER EMERGENCY RESPONCE INFO ON FIRST AID IS...
    GENERAL GUIDANCE PRIOR TO SEEKING MEDICAL CARE
  11. IT IS THE __OR__ OF THE MATERIAL VAPOR THAT POSES PROBLEMS NOT ITS MERE PRESENCE
    QUANTITY OR CONCENTRATION
  12. The initial isolation distance is a distance within which...
    All persons should be considered for evacuation in all directions from the actual spill/leak source
  13. The initial isolation distance ___ within which persons may be exposed to __ upwind and __ downwind.
    • Dangerous concentrations
    • Life threatening cocentrations
  14. Proactive actions are those steps... People in this area should be...
    • Taken to preserve the health and safety of emergency responders and the public
    • Evacuated or sheltered in place
  15. All distances which are listed in the green-bordered pages are calculated by the use of...
    Mathmatical models for each TIH material
  16. For assignment of hazard zones refer to...
    The glossary
  17. No-TIH GUIDES #...
    36
  18. TIH AND NON-TIH GUIDES #...
    21
  19. TIH and water reactive guides #...
    5
  20. The first duty is to...
    Cocider the safety of all people in the immediate area, including yoir own
  21. The hazard class of dangerous goods is indicated by...
    Its claas or division num er or name
  22. ____ are used to identify the class or division of a material
    Placards
  23. The hazard class or division # must be displayed ___ of a placard and is required for __
    • Lower corner
    • Primary and subsidiary hazard classes and divisions
  24. For other than __ text on placards is not required
    Class 7 or oxygen
  25. Must appear on the shipping document after each proper shipping name
    Hazard class or division # and subsidiary hazard class or division #s placed in parentheses
  26. # of divisions under explosives
    6 (1.1-1.6)
  27. # of divisions under gases
    3 (2.1-2.3)
  28. # of divisions under flammable solids
    3 (4.1-4.3)
  29. # of divisions under oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
    2 (5.1-5.2)
  30. # of divisions under toxic substances and infectious substances
    2 (6.1-6.2)
  31. The classes that have divisions
    1,2,4,5,6
  32. Hazard Classes
    • Explosives
    • Gases
    • Flammable liquids
    • Flammable solids
    • Oxidizing
    • Toxic
    • Radioactive
    • Corosive
    • miscellaneous
  33. Asterisks* on orange placards represent ___ ; refer to
    • (word for word from bottom of page 15)
    • Asterisks* on orange placards represent explosives "compatability group" letters; refer to the glossary (357)
  34. Double asterisks ** on orange placards represent the...
    Division of the explosive
  35. Hazardous materials commonly transported through underground pipelines include:
    natural gas, crude oil, gasoline, deisel fuel, & jet fuel
  36. Surface indications of a liquid pipeline leak can include:
    • Liquids bubling
    • Oil slick
    • Flames from ground
    • Vapor clouds
  37. Liquid pipeline transportation structures-
    Storage tanks, valves, pump stations, aerial patrol markers
  38. Liquid and natural gas pipeline signs will often appear at ___.
    Signs will include...
    ___ will appear on the signs
    • Road, railroad, and waterway Property boundries
    • Operaters name, product transported, and an emergency phone # for the operator
    • Warning, caution, or danger
  39. Gas transmission pipelines are...
    Large-diameter, steel lines transporting flammable, toxic, or corosive gas at very high pressure.
  40. Gas distribution pipeline above ground indications
    Regulator stations, customer meter & regulators, and valve box covers
  41. Natural gas distribution lines are___ made from___.
    • Smaller diameter, lower pressure,
    • Steel, plastic, or cast iron
  42. Should you notice a leak or a spill be cautious concerning the risks of...
    Asphyxiation, flammability as well as the danger of a potential explosion
  43. Distances in table 1 show areas likely to be affected during the ___ after materials are spilled and could increase with__
    • First 30 min
    • Time
  44. Protective action zone defines an area downwind, which persons may become...
    incapacitated and unable to take protective action and/or incur serious or irreversible health effects.
  45. Adjusting distances for a specific incident involves ___ and should be made only by __.
    • Many interdependent variables
    • Personnel te hnically qualified to make adjustments
  46. Factors that may change protective action distances...
    • If fire is involved toxic hazard may be less important than fire or explosion hazard
    • More than one thing leaking large spill may need to be increased
    • Certain atmospheric conditions
    • -tall building
    • -valley
    • -daytime spills with strong wind inversions or snow cover
    • -near sunset
    • -Temp exceeds 30°C-
    • 86°F
    • -WRM spilled in rivers or streams
    • -instantaneous releaseof package due to terrorism,sabatage or catastropic accident
  47. For ___ doubling the initial and proactive distances is appropriate in absence of other information
    Instantaneous release of entire contents result of terrorism, sabatoge, or catastrophic event
  48. When will the public need continuing information and instructions?
    While being evacuated or sheltered in-place
  49. Persons protected-in-place should be warned to...
    Stay away from windows because of the danger from glass and projected metal fragments in a fire or explosion.
  50. Exception for certain chemical warfare agents
    Small spills-
    Large spills -
    These agents are ...
    • Small spills-2 kg
    • Large spills -25 kg
    • BZ,CX,GA,GB,GD,GF,HD,HL,HN1,HN2,HN3,L,VX
  51. Direct all persons to move, in a __ direction away from the spill
    Crosswind
  52. PROTECTIVE ACTION DISTANCES
    TABLE 1 gives the downwind distances-in ___and___
    Kilometers and miles
  53. There are two general types of firefighting foam:
    • Regular
    • And alcohol resistant
  54. refer to the___to determine which type of foam is recommended.
    appropriate guide
  55. The decision to use water on WRM should be based on information from...
    An athoritive source
  56. Water may be effective in mitigating an incident involving WRM only if...
    It can be sjpplied at an sufficient rate for an extended period
  57. Before using water spray or other methods to safely control vapor emissions or to suppress ignition, obtain___,based on
    • Technical advice,
    • Specific chemical name identification.
  58. -Chemical incident-
    If normal insect activity is missing check...
    If near water check
    • The ground/water for dead insects
    • Check for dead fish/aqutic birds
  59. Indicator of possible___ for unexplained odors
    Chemical
  60. Indicator of possible___incident for unusual numbers of dying or sick people (mass casualties)
    Chemical
  61. Indicator of possible___incident for Abandoned spry devices
    Biological
  62. Safety considerations for CB or radioactive incidents
    __ must be worn
    ___
    Protective clothing and respiratory protection of appropriate level of safety
  63. CBRN used as weapons __ with __ are highly recommended
    • NIOSH-certified respirators
    • CRBN protection

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