Shipping documents carried on a railcar can be found where?
In the possession of a crew member
Shipping documents on a vehicle traveling by road can be found where?
In the cab of a motor vehicle
Where can shipping documents be found during Aviation transport?
In possession of the aircraft pilot
Where can shipping documents be found when traveling by Marine craft
On a holder on the bridge of a vessel
What vital information do shipping documents contain?
Information regarding the hazardous materials/dangerous goods to initiate protective actions
Where can the 4-digit ID number be displayed?
On the diamond shape placard or on an adjacent orange panel displayed on the ends and sides of a cargo tank vehicle or railcar
What items can be used to identify the material?
Shipping paper or package
Yellow bordered pages identify?
ID number index
Name of material can be found on what color pages?
The green-bordered pages identify what?
The initial isolation and protective action distances.
Guide number supplemented with the letter (P) indicates what?
The material may undergo violent polymerization if subjected to heat or contamination.
Until additional information becomes available, what Guide number do you use?
Explosives are identified by what Guide number?
Approach scene from ______, ______ or ______ at a safe distance to safely identify and/or read the placard or orange panel. Use binoculars if available.
Uphill, upwind, or upstream.
Use GUIDE ______ for a FLAMMABLE (Class 3) placard?
Use GUIDE ______ for a CORROSIVE (Class 8) placard?
Guides associated with the ________ provide the most significant risk and/or hazard information?
The ________ on orange placards represent explosives “Compatibility Group” letters; refer to the Glossary (page 375).
Double asterisks (**) on orange placards represent the ________?
Division of the explosive.
If multiple placards point to more than one guide, initially use the ________.
most conservative guide = the guide requiring the greatest degree of protective actions.
The words “poison” or “poisonous” are synonymous with the word “________”?
The hazard class of dangerous goods is indicated either by its class (or division) number or name. How many hazard classes are there?
9 Hazard Classes.
• Class 1 - Explosives
• Class 2 - Gases
• Class 3 - Flammable/Combustible Liquids
• Class 4 - Flammable Solids; Spontaneously combustible materials; and Dangerous when wet materials/Water-reactive substances
• Class 5 - Oxidizing substances and Organic peroxides
• Class 6 - Toxic* substances and Infectious substances
• Class 7 - Radioactive materials
• Class 8 - Corrosive substances
• Class 9 - Miscellaneous hazardous materials/Products, Substances or Organisms
Tank cars could transport products that may be ______, ______ or ______? The products may be under pressure.
Solids, Liquids or Gases
The information stenciled on the sides or ends of tank cars, may be used to identify the product utilizing:
a. the commodity name shown; or
b. the other information shown, especially reporting marks and car number which, when supplied to a dispatch center, will facilitate the identification of the product.