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ERG:

If a reference to a guide cannot be found and the incident is believed to involve dangerous goods, use GUIDE # _____

111

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ERG:

Which guide is to be used for all explosives? (Except explosives 1.4)

Which guide is used for explosives 1.4?

112

114

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ERG:

True or false? The ERG is intended to provide information on the physical or chemical properties of dangerous goods.

False

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ERG:

What color pages are used when you have the ID number of the hazmat material?

Yellow

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ERG:

What color pages are used when you have the name of the hazmat material?

Blue

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ERG:

What color pages are immediately referred to when a material is highlighted in the yellow or blue pages?

Green (toxic inhalation hazard)

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ERG:

Each guide is divided into what three main sections?

Potential hazards
Public safety
Emergency response actions including first aid

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ERG:

The green bordered (TIH) pages provide what two different types of safe distances?

Initial isolation distances
Protective action distances

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ERG:

The green bordered (TIH) pages provides distances for both small and large spills. What is considered a small and large spill?

Small is 200 liters or less

Large is 200 or more

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ERG:

During the ____ (day or night?) the air is generally calmer and this causes the chemical to disperse less and therefore create a toxicity zone which is greater

Night

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ERG:

What color pages represent the guide of the hazmat material in question?

Orange

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ERG:

If an highlighted entry in either the yellow or blue boarded pages and there is no fire, which part of the guide book do you turn to?

The green bordered pages (TIH)

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ERG:

If an highlighted entry in either the yellow or blue boarded pages and there is a fire, which part of the guide book do you turn to?

Orange bordered pages (guides)

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What does a "P" stand for when attached to the chemical name or ID number?

Polymerization properties

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