HAZMAT Practice Quiz 1

Predetermined procedures must be written and required to be effective (169)
A. True
B. False
A

Predetermined procedures are based on those things that are different about hazardous material incidents. (170)
A. True
B. False
B

Notification requirements do should be defined in predetermined procedures (170)
A. True
B. False
A

The emergency response guidebook (erg) is designed for use at ___ incidents (171)
A. Pipeline
B. Highway
C. Terrorist
D. Fixed facility
B

Which section of the erg provides an index list of hazardous materials in numerical order of id number (172)
A. Blue index
B. Green index
C. Yellow index
D. Orange index
C

Which section of the erg provides an index of dangerous goods in alphabetical order by material name (172)
A. Blue index
B. Green index
C. Yellow index
D. Orange index
A

Which section of the initial action guide of the erg should be consulted first (173)
A. First aid
B. Evacuation
C. Potential hazards
D. Protective clothing
C

A small spill is one that involves a small package up to __ gallons (l) (177)
A. 45 (170)
B. 55 (208)
C. 65 (246
D. 75 (284)
B

Information regarding emergency response centers is provided on the __ pages of the erg (179)
A. Red
B. Green.
C. White
D. Yellow
C

Which of the following emergence response centers is not government operated (179)
A. SETIQ
B. CANUTEC
C. CENACOM
D. CHEMTREC
D

List five items that must be covered by OSHA in emergency response plans (169)
-Pre-emergency planning and coordination with outside parties
-Personnel roles, lines of authority, training, and communication
-emergency recognition and prevention
-safe distances and places of refuge
-site security and control
-evac routes and procedures
-decontamination
-emergency medical treatment and first aid
-emergency alerting and response procedures
-critiques of response and follow up
-ppe and emergency response equipment

What sections are included in the orange index of the ERG (172)
-potential hazards
-public safety
-emergency response

List five pieces of information that should be provided to an emergency response center (179-180)
-callers name, callback number, and fax
-location and nature of problems (spill fire etc)
-name and identification number of materials involved
-shipper, consignee, point of origin
-carrier name, rail car reporting marks, or truck number
-container type and size
-quantity of material transported
-local conditions
-injuries, exposures, current conditions involving spill, leaks, fires, explosions, and vapor clouds etc
-local emergency services that have been notified

What responses may be provided by an emergency response center (180)
-confirm that a chemical emergency exists
-record details electronically and in written form
-provide immediate technical assistance to the caller
-contact the shipper of the material or other experts
-provide the shipper.manufacturer with the callers name and number so that can deal directly with the party involved

What are the duties of awareness level personnel and operations level responders at terrorist incidents
-protect themselves and others by isolating the incidence and denying entry
-prevent contaminated persons and animals from leaving the scene if possible, and direct them to a safe area to wait for help
-avoid contacting contaminants or contaminated surfaces
-remember that wmd agents may be deadly in small amounts, and biological agents may not cause symptoms
for several days
-document their observations
-take pictures, if possible
-make note of other witnesses and observers at the scene
-protect evidence at the crime scene as best as they are able

What is the purpose of predetermined procedures (169)
A. To spell out the role of personnel at emergency incidents
B. To provide a place for critics and followup of responses to an emergency service
C. To detail the security issues that may be encountered at a hazmat incident
D. To specify the training that must be done before personnel can response to emergency incidents
A

Which of the following statements regarding predetermined procedures is MOST accurate? (169)
A. The principles are similar for every predetermined procedure.
B. The procedures are similar for every predetermined procedure.
C. The principles are exactly the same for every predetermined
procedure.
D. The procedures are exactly the same for every predetermined
procedure.
A

Predetermined procedures must be ___ to be effective. (169)
A. written
B. Verbalized
C. Unchanging
D. Directed by command
A

Which of the following is a function of predetermined plans? (170)
A. They are usually initialized by the first officer on the scene.
B. They must be unchanging and without flexibility to be effective.
C. They prevent duplication of effort and uncoordinated
operations.
D. They are based on those things that are different about each
hazardous materials incident.
C

Which of the following statements regarding notification requirements is MOST accurate? (170)
A. Notification requirements are the same regardless of facility type.
B. Notification requirements should be defined in predetermined procedures.
C. Notification requirements can only be initialized by the fire chief or chief officer.
D. The first call at a hazardous materials incident should always be to the bomb squad.
B

Which of the following is a function of the ERG? (171)
A. Designed for use at incidents occurring at fixed-facilities
B. Based on conditions commonly associated with fixed-facility
locations
C. Addresses all possible circumstances associated with a
dangerous goods/hazardous materials incident
D. Aids emergency responders in quickly identifying specific or
generic hazards of materials involved in an emergency incident
D

Which pages of the ERG provide an index list of hazardous materials in numerical order of ID number? (172)
A. Blue pages
B. Green pages
C. Yellow pages
D. Orange pages
C

Which pages of the ERG provide an index of dangerous goods in alphabetical order by material name? (172)
A. Blue pages
B. Green pages
C. Yellow pages
D. Orange pages
A

Which pages of the ERG provide safety recommendations and general hazards information? (172)
A. Blue pages
B. Green pages
C. Yellow pages
D. Orange pages
D

Which pages of the ERG contain a table that lists toxic inhalation hazard (TIH) materials? (177)
A. Blue pages
B. Green pages
C. Yellow pages
D. Orange pages
B

What does it mean if the material in the yellow or blue index of the ERG is highlighted? (172)
A. It is radioactive.
B. It is extremely flammable.
C. It releases gases that are TIH materials.
D. It should never be handled by Awareness-Level personnel.
C

Which of the following is located on the lefthand page of the orange pages of the ERG? (172)
A. First aid
B. Safety related information
C. Guidance for fire situations
D. Guidance for spill or leak incidents
B

Which section of the orange pages of the ERG should be consulted first? (173)
A. First aid section
B. Public safety section
C. Potential hazards section
D. Emergency response section
C

Which section of the orange pages provides general information regarding immediate isolation of the incident site and recommended type of protective clothing and respiratory protection? (173)
A. Fire section
B. Spill or leak section
C. Public safety section
D. Potential hazards section
C

The initial isolation distance is the distance within which all persons should be considered for evacuation in which direction? (173)
A. North of the incident
B. Upwind of the incident
C. Downwind of the incident
D. In all directions from the incident
D

Small spills are defined as those that involve a single, small package of up to ___ gallons (L). (177)
A. 25 (95)
B. 35 (132)
C. 45 (170)
D. 55 (208)
D

Initial isolation distances will always be at least ___ feet (m). (179)
A. 50 (15)
B. 100 (30)
C. 150 (45)
D. 200 (60)
B

Which of the following is the national, bilingual advisory response center used in Canada? (179)
A. SETIQ
B. CANUTEC
C. CENACOM
D. CHEMTREC®
B

Which of the following emergency response centers is not government operated? (179)
A. SETIQ
B. CANUTEC
C. CENACOM
D. CHEMTREC®
D

Which of the following must be provided when calling an emergency response center? (179)
A. Exact time of incident
B. Manufacturer of material involved
C. Location and nature of the problem
D. Color/density of the material released
C

Which of the following responses would be provided by an emergency response center? (180)
A. Confirm that a chemical emergency exists
B. Refer the caller to the shipper or manufacturer
C. Transfer the call to the shipper of the material
D. Provide technical assistance to the caller at a later time or date
A

Which of the following defines isolation? (181)
A. Does not include defending in place or sheltering in place
B. Evacuating personnel and citizens in all directions from the haz mat spill or leak source
C. Evacuating all contaminated or potentially contaminated individuals to the local hospital or medical center.
D. Physically securing and maintaining the emergency scene by establishing isolation perimeters and denying entry to unauthorized persons
D

Which of the following statements regarding the isolation perimeter is MOST accurate? (181-182)
A. Once set, the isolation perimeter may not be moved.
B. The isolation perimeter is used to control access, but not
egress.
C. The isolation perimeter can only be set up by the superior officer.
D. The isolation perimeter may be set up with ropes, cones, or barrier tape.
D

Which of the following statements regarding terrorist incidents is MOST accurate? (182)
A. Terrorist incidents may require unique actions.
B. Terrorist incidents are similar to hazardous materials incidents.
C. Terrorist incidents do not fall under the protection of hazardous materials responders.
D. Terrorist incidents must be treated similarly to ordinary
hazardous materials incidents.
A

Which of the following is a duty of Awareness-Level personnel and Operations-Level responders at terrorist incidents? (182-183)
A. Collecting evidence at the crime scene
B. Taking witness accounts and statements at the scene
C. Allowing only hazardous materials responders entry to the incident
D. Preventing contaminated persons and animals from leaving the scene
D

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