1. WHO sets up a regulation
    govt agency (OSHA, EPA)
  2. set of practices from a non gov't agency
    standards (NFPA)
  3. CERCLA stands for:
    comprehensive environ. response compensation and liablity act
  4. SARA
    • right to know act for emergency responders and community
    • superfund amendments and reauthorization act
  5. what is the level set by EPA that requires MSDS for hazardous chemicals?
    extremely hazardous substances?
    • 10,000 lbs
    • 500 lbs
  6. what is a tier 2 report?
    • required of SARA facilities.
    • full name and address
    • emergency contactinfo
    • chem info
    • hazzards
    • inventory in lbs
    • storage info
  7. 2 in/2 out was initially in what set of regulations?
  8. MSDS is required at what quantity?
    • more than household quantities
    • (even FDs-AFFF, cleaning fuels, etc)
  9. OSHA 1910.134
    • 2 IN/2 OUT (RIT)
    • fit tests
    • training records
  10. who supervises all companies in the hot zone?
    entry leader
  11. what do white pages provide?
    • info on how to use guide
    • phone #s
    • table of placards
  12. pages contain response info.  look up by guide #
    orange (1 chem)
  13. pages organized by ID #
    provide name and guide #
  14. pages that are organized by name
  15. if section is highlighted, go to __section for specefic isolation and protective actions
    green (organized by ID #)
  16. small spill is considered__
    • 200 liters
    • 55 gallons
  17. NIOSH provides what info?
    (chems are listed alphabetically)
    • X limits
    • symptoms
  18. developed by US coast guard.  provides emegency response info for materials tansported on water
    • CHRIS
    • chem haz. response and info system
  19. Jane's Chem-Bio handbook deals with what?
  20. permit required by FD to store HAZMATS
    • hazmat inventory statement (HMIS)
    • mazmat management plan (HMMP)
  21. NFPS for hazmat training levels
    OSHA 1910.120
  22. NFPA regarding EMS roles in HAZMAT
    • CBRNE
    • B-NICE
  24. what % of terrorist incidents use explosives?
  25. colorless, odorless gas fire suppressant that interrups the chemical chain reaction.
  26. fire resistant chemical found in flammable liquid areas like gas stations and commercial cookers
    dry chemical
  27. law applies to all emergency workers.  contains hazmat levels of competency. 
    HAZWOPER.  osha 1910.120
  28. CERCLA stands for__ what is it also known as?
    • comprehensive enviro response compensation and liablity act.
    • superfund
  29. law that adds sections on planning, preparedness, training.  had the most impact on the way we do business.  let to development of SERC and LECPs
    superfund amendments and reauthorization act.
  30. law requires the proper management and storage of hazardous waste
    resource conservation and recovery act
  31. lists quantity limits for storage and design for containers.  only at fixed facilities.listes requirements for Hazmat Materials Management Plan and Haz Materials Inventory Statement
    International Fire Code chapeter 27
  32. like a 704 but uses color bars.  bottom white line is for PPE.  Also allows * to be used for carcinogen
    Haz Materials Inventory Statement (HMIS)
  33. database that operates on a server.  all chems being used in the depot environment.  tracks all safety and employee info.
    HMMS (developed at HAFB)
  34. largest chemical database.  >32 mill.
    Chem ABstract Service (CAS)
  35. roof top for low pressure liquid tanks.  up to 15 PSI.
  36. roof tops for HP storage
  37. fixed facility containers.  identified by steel frame that surrouns tank. 
    25-100psi= non pressure
    intermodal tanks
  38. 4 ft cylinders (size 1a) hold what pressure?
    40-900 psi
  39. nonpressurized flammable liquid trailers.  egg shaped
  40. typically double shelled low pressure (psi).  flammable liquids, caustics, or acids
  41. cryogenic containers.  box at the rear to identify
  42. what is MC312?
    corrosive liquids.  pressures under 75psi.  protective rings around it
  43. what is MC331?
    high pressure tanks.  100+ psi.  bolted manyway (circle) on end.  propane, butane, anhydrous ammonia
  44. 7 primary types of WMDs
    • thermal radialogical, asphyxiation, chemical, etiological, mechanical, psychological
  45. type of chem not easily absorbed through skin
  46. legal limit for employee to be exposed to hazard in 8 hr work day.  expressed in ppm
    permissible exposure limit (PEL)
  47. most important piece of PPE
    respiratory protection
  48. NFPA 1994
    PPE for first respnders to CBRNE events
  49. Golden Rule of Chem Protective Clothing
    no one piece will protectect you from everything
  50. type of release that occurs <1 sec
    violent rupture. 
  51. release of pressure where it releases more pressure than the relief valve can handle
    rapid release
  52. types of gases included in 4 gas meter
    • O2
    • CO
    • LEL sensor
    • hydrogen sulfide
  53. how often do you need to calibrate a gas meter?
    30 days
  54. relative response factor
    adjusting levels to match what methane was calibrated at on your monitor
  55. 3 levels of decon stablished by NFPA 472
    emergency, technical, mass
  56. how long should you flush water to decon a corrosive?
    at least 20 mins
  57. window of opportunity for decon
    10-15 mins
  58. level of training hospital workers must have for fine decon. 
    tech level
  59. method for developing icident objectives
    • specific
    • measurable
    • action-oriented
    • realistic
    • time-sensitive
  60. is fire control on liquids considered off or defensive?
  61. min staffing for hazmat positions
  62. foam is used for hydrocarbons, polar solvents, or both?
    only hydrocarbons (unless you have a special blend for polar solvents-usually higher percentage like 6)
  63. low expansion foam ratio:
    high expansion:
    • <20:1
    • 20-200
    • 200+
  64. vapor pressure of all gases
  65. expansion rate of propane
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