Flashcards in 204.02 Mercury Release Deck (18):
What are the three types of mercury?
What type of mercury is found in mining, smelting, or refining operations
What are the most common sources of elemental mercury found?
Scientific instruments, electrical equipment, felt making, and manufacturing of caustic soda and disc batteries how have what type of mercury?
When is the least common type of mercury?
What is the initial action required by FD on a mercury release upon the arrival of units?
Determine amount released
Determine the source
Determine the size of the affected area
What three things should command be responsible for in the affected area of the mercury release?
Members shall not enter the reported mercury spill area unless for _______.
Rescue or treatment
Members shall not take possession of mercury. What is the exception?
When he resident brings the mercury to the fire station
Who shall determine when removal of contaminated items and the confiscation of contaminated items may be necessary?
The contractor, not the FD
In the event of clothing or other items are removed from a person, place items in a plastic bag, ______, and _______.
Tie off and place a name tag on the bag
Do not use biohazard bags
The Arizona Department of environmental quality has determined that a mercury released that occurs in a residence, including the interior of apartments, is __________ waist. As a result, the release is exempt from cleanup requirements.
A household hazardous waste
A Mercury released in common public areas such as poolside or exit corridors at apartment complexes would require compliance with the _______ section of the management procedure.
When responding to report of a mercury released in a residents, including the interior of apartments, the FD shall have dispatch page ______ and _____ personnel requesting response and recommend to the occupant that no one be allowed to enter the affected area under the hazard has been evaluated.
Fire prevention and special operations
What are the symptoms of initial toxic exposure to elemental mercury?
Headache for several hours
Acute effects including but not limited to what type of symptoms when exposed to inorganic Mercury?
The most common source of organic mercury or what?