What is AEGL-1
Exposure where effects are transient and reversible upon cessation of exposure
Which materials require alcohol resistance foam?
Polar solvents (flamm liquids that are water soluble), ketones
What is a class 1 hazard
What is a class 6 hazard
For explosives division 1.4 & 1.6 which guide to you refer to?
What are the green pages for?
Initial isolation & protective action distances
Where are shipping documents found when hazards are on the road
Cab of the motor vehicle
Which guide do you use for a CORROSIVE placard
What is AEGL-3
Exposure where life-threatening health effects or death could happen
What is a class 8 hazard
What are in the BLUE pages
What is a class 3 hazard
Level D suit
Coverall with no respiratory protection
What is in TABLE 2 of green pages?
Products that produce TIH when mixed with water
What is a class 2 hazard
What is a vesicant?
A blistering agent
What is a class 7 hazard
What is AEGL-2
Exposure where people could experience irreversible, long-lasting effects and or impairment
Designed to anticipate health effects from exposure to certain airborne concentrations
Which materials require regular foam
Exposure up to 1hr without developing life-threatening effects
What’s a packing group
The degree of danger presented by the hazardous material.
What is considered a large spill?
More than 55 gallons
Which guide do you use for a DANGER/DANGEROUS placard or unknown substance
Exposure up to 1 hour experiencing no more than mild effects
What is a class 9 hazard
General service tank car carries pressures usually below which PSI
Usually below 25psi
Weight of a substance compared to the weight of an equal volume of water
Where are shipping documents found when hazards are on the rails
Kept in the possession of a crew member
Level B suit
SCBA + splash suit
What are the 3 major categories in the ORANGE pages
Where are shipping documents found when hazards are shipped via boats
Kept in a holder on the bridge of the a vessel
What is in TABLE 3 of green pages
6 of the most common TIH substances when large spills are present
What is a class 4 hazard
Substances highlighted green in yellow pages require which action
Go directly to TABLE 1 in green pages
How’s a flammable liquid defined
Liquid that has a flash point of 140F or lower
If a guide number has a “P”, what does that mean
The material may suffer a violent polymerization
Level C suit
respirator + splash suit
For Explosives, division 1.1,1.2,1.3, 1.5 which guide do you refer to?
What’s packing group I II III
PG I: great danger
PGII: medium danger
PG III: minor danger
What’s a protective action zone?
Area surrounding an incident where people can become incapacitated and can suffer irreversible health effects
Which guide do you use for a FLAMMABLE placard
exposure for up to 1 hour experiencing reversible effects
Lethal concentration 50 - expectation to kill 50% of animal population in an amount of time
What is a class 5 hazard
If multiple placards are present, which GUIDE do you use?
The most conservative (one requiring most protective action)
What are in the YELLOW pages?
A pressure tank rail car carries pressures usually above which PSI
Usually above 40psi
Level A suit
SCBA + full suit
Weight of a volume of pure vapor or gas compared to the weight of an equal volume of dry air at the same temp/press
If a substance is on fire, which page do you turn to?
The ORANGE pages and look at “public safety”
Saturated vapor [ ] in air air of a material at certain conditions
Where are shipping documents found when hazards are flown
In possession of the pilot
What’s an initial isolation zone?
Area surrounding an incident both up & downwind that are life threatening
What does MAWP mean?
Maximum allowable working pressure.
What is in TABLE 1 of green pages?
Isolation distances & protective action distances for all Toxic Inhalation Hazards
Acute exposure guideline levels:
Helps responders deal with emergencies involving chemical spills where general public are exposed to hazardous airborne chemical
What are ERPG’s?
designed to anticipate health effects from exposure to airborne chemical concentrations.
How are ERPG numbers rated?
Concentration. Higher the number, the higher the concentration, the worse it is
How are AEGL’s measured?
Measured in concentration…higher the number, higher the concentration