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1

What is the first step of the site characterization process?

Gathering information away from the site

2

A hazardous waste site medical program should include what elements:

-Surveillance
-Treatment
-Record Keeping
-Program Review

3

ISO Environmental Standard

14000 series

4

What is the amount of waste generated to be considered a large quantity generator and how much can be stored on site?

LQG’s generate 1000 kilograms a month or more
No limit to amount of haz waste stored on site

5

What are some examples of water reactive chemicals?

Calcium Carbide
Alkali metals (sodium, lithium, potassium)

6

How long can a small quantity generator accumulate waste on site?

180 days without a permit OR 270 days if shipping distance is greater than 200 miles

7

What are examples of some products excluded from TSCA?

Foods
Pesticides (Regulated by FIFRA)
Drugs
Cosmetics and others

8

According to OSHA, the assignment of responsibility in an employers safety and health program includes:

-Safety designee on-site, knowledgeable and accountable
-Supervisors safety and health responsibilities understood
-Employee adhere to safety rules

9

What amount of hazardous waste can be accumulated to be considered a very small quantity generator (VSQG)?

Less than 100 kilograms per month

10

What is the amount of waste generated to be considered a Small quantity generators (SQG) and how much can be stored on site?

SQGs generate more than 100 kilograms but less than 1000 per month and can not exceed more than 6000 kilograms on site

11

In RCRA regulations, what does LDR stand for?

Land Disposal Restrictions

12

What materials are considered “universal wastes”

-Batteries
-Agricultural pesticides that have been recalled, damaged or no longer needed
-Thermostats
-Lamps

13

What three major threats was Clean Air Act of 1990 designed to curb?

-Air Toxics
-Acid deposition control
-Provisions relating to mobile sources

14

The Clean Air Act was designed to curb what three major to the environment

Acid rain
Urban air pollution
Toxic air emissions

15

According to EPAs used oil standard, what are some examples of chemical contaminants?

Saltwater
Solvents
Halogens

16

What is the most common technique used to identify hazards?

Job Hazard Analysis

17

Refers to the by-products of incomplete combustion such as carbon monoxide gas

Thermal decomposition

18

According to Maslow’s Hierarchy, how are needs ranked from most to least important?

1- physiological needs
2-safety needs
3-love and belonging
4-esteem
5-self actualization

19

How long can a large quantity generator store waste on site?

90 days

20

ISO Health and Safety Management Standard

45000 series

21

ISO quality management standard

9000 series

22

What EPA reg deals with lead paint abatement?

Toxic Substance Control Act

*Requires testing of new materials for safety before they enter the marketplace

23

What types of wastes are subject to LDRs?

Solvents
Electroplating wastes
Heavy metals
Acids and more

note-Biohazard wastes not subject to LDRs

24

What type of chemicals react vigorously with moisture, resulting in extreme heat and can be potentially flammable,corrosive, toxic, or reactive?

Water reactive or water sensitive chemicals

25

Refers to the disintegration of an engineered material into its constituent atoms owing to chemical reactions with its surroundings

Corrosion

26

According to the EPA’s used oil standard, what are examples of some physical contaminants?

Metal shavings
Sawdust
Dirt

27

What is the purpose of the hazard ranking system

Assess the relative degree of risk to human health and the environment posed by uncontrolled hazardous waste sites

28

DOT Hazard Class 1

Explosives
1.1= Mass Explosion Hazard
1.2= Projection hazard but not mass explosion hazard
1.3= Fire hazard, minor blast hazard, or minor projection hazard but not a mass explosion hazard
1.4= present no significant hazard, potential explosions limited to package
1.5=blasting agents
1.6=extremely insensitive articles and do not have a mass explosion hazard

29

What is an underground storage tank

A tank and any underground piping that has at least 10% of its combined volume underground

30

Which OSHA standard covers Hearing Conservation?

1910.95