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1

ERG is PRIMARILY designed for use at incidents occurring on?

Highways or Railroad

2

A "P" following the guide page number in either the "Blue" or "Yellow" section indicates what?

Material is subject to "Polymerization"

3

DOT placards and labels convey information by? "SUCH"

Color
Hazardous Classification Number
UN number
Symbol

4

Under DOT placarding, some materials require secondary placards. How are secondary placards identified?

Do not have Hazard classification numbers

5

Shipping documents for Hazardous Materials transported by RAILROAD would be located?

In possession of crew member

6

When a Danger or Dangerous placard is displayed and until additional information becomes available, Guide _ should be referenced?

111

7

If you knew the NAME of a MATERIAL, you would look in what bordered color page?

Blue=Name go Material

8

To determine initial ISOLATION and protective action distance of a SPECIFIC CHEMICAL, you would look in what bordered color pages?

Green=Isolation Zones

9

To determine EMERGENCY RESPONSE actions for HAZMAT incident, you would look in what bordered color pages?

Orange=Guides

10

DOT placard with the number "5" in the bottom corner would indicate what classification?

Oxidizer

11

DOT placard with the number "2" in the bottom corner would indicate what classification?

Gas

12

What documents provide vital information regarding HAZARDOUS MATERIALS in order to INITIATE PROTECTIVE action?

Shipping Documents

13

BLEVE, Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosion, main Hazards include?

Fire
Thermal Radiation from the Fire
Blast
Projectiles

14

The MOST IMPORTANT section of the ERG is the _ because it is where ALL SAFETY Recommendations are provided.

Orange

15

During criminal/terrorist use of chemical/biological/radiological agents, if chemical agents are suspected, the most important and effective decontamination will be done within the first _ minutes?

1-2 minutes

16

DOT placard with the number "4" in the bottom corner would indicate what classification?

Flammable Solids; Dangerous when wet materials