Flashcards in ERG COPY Deck (20):
Shipping documents for airplane
in the cockpit
Shipping documents for a train
waybill or consist
in the engine or with the conductors
shipping documents for a motor vehicle
Bill of lading
kept in the cab
Steps in using the ERG
Step 1 - identify
Step 2 - identify the three digit guide #
Step 3 - turn to the numbered guide and follow
What if no shipping papers are available
call the appropriate number on the back inside cover of the ERG
1 - explosives
2 - gases
3 - flammable liquids
4 - flammable solids
5 - oxidizing substances
6 - toxic substances
7 - radioactive materials
8 - corrosive materials
9 - misc
Use what guide number for flammable placard
Use what guide number for corrosive placard
Use what guide number for dangerous placard, or if the spilled, burning, or leaking material is unknown
Asterisks * on orange placards mean?
indicates they are in a compatibility group meaning they can be transported together.
Double asterisks ** on orange placards mean?
Division of the explosive
What do the yellow pages have?
I.D. number index
What do the blue pages have?
name of the material index
What is on the orange pages?
the numbered guides
What does a guide number supplemented with a (p) mean?
material may undergo violent polymerization if subjected to heat or contamination
What does highlighted in green indicate?
They are TIH (toxic inhalation hazard), a warfare agent, or dangerous water reactive material
What are in the green pages?
initial isolation distances and protective action distances
What is guide 112 used for?
Explosives other than 1.4 and 1.6
What is guide number 114 used for
Explosives 1.4 and 1.6