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/4/tswer Questions 1-6 based on the following scenario:
First alarm units arrive at the scene of a chemical spill at Saint John’s University in Queens.
Campus security indicates that there was an experiment taking place on the third floor of the
science building, and now there exists a strong chemical odor throughout the building.
1. The first arriving ladder company, who is responsible for Hazard Assessment, would be
correct to think they should? (ERP—11.1.2, 11.1.5, 11.1.6)
A. Divide into two teams—one for Hazard Identification and one for Site Access Control. No
person involved in the operational activities of these teams is to work alone.
B. The LCC should position the unit apparatus as a barrier for site access control, then
immediately join the Hazard Identification team
C. The Hazard Identification team should identify container shapes and sizes, identify visible
markings and labels and provide primary search reports for any location they enter
D. The Information Resource team should access the Hazard Action Guidebook, DOT
Guidebook to confirm guide numbers, isolation distances and evacuation information. This
information should be verified with the second arriving Engine
 

c

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/4/tswer Questions 1-6 based on the following scenario:
First alarm units arrive at the scene of a chemical spill at Saint John’s University in Queens.
Campus security indicates that there was an experiment taking place on the third floor of the
science building, and now there exists a strong chemical odor throughout the building.
2. The primary back-up team for the first arriving ladder’s Hazard ID team is the?
(ERP 11.1.6)
A. First arriving Engine
B. Second Arriving Engine
C. First Arriving Ladder’s Information Resource Team
D. Second Arriving Ladder’s Exclusion Zone Team

c

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/4/tswer Questions 1-6 based on the following scenario:
First alarm units arrive at the scene of a chemical spill at Saint John’s University in Queens.
Campus security indicates that there was an experiment taking place on the third floor of the
science building, and now there exists a strong chemical odor throughout the building.

3. The second arriving ladder duties are all indicated correctly except for which point?
(ERP—11.2.1, 11.2.5)
A. They are responsible to control access to the site and establish the Initial Exclusion Zone
B. They should divide into two teams—one for Information Resources and one to setup the
Initial Exclusion Zone
C. When establishing the Initial Exclusion Zone—they should use Yellow Haz-Mat barrier
tape, utility rope and traffic cones
D. The team establishing the Initial Exclusion Zone should remain outside the Exclusion Zone
to deny access until relieved or as ordered
 

c

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/4/tswer Questions 1-6 based on the following scenario:
First alarm units arrive at the scene of a chemical spill at Saint John’s University in Queens.
Campus security indicates that there was an experiment taking place on the third floor of the
science building, and now there exists a strong chemical odor throughout the building.
4. It is correct to state that the first arriving engine should? (ERP—12.1.2, 12.1.4, 12.1.6)
1. Establish the initial water supply.
2. Stretch a line, but not place it into operation until ordered by the IC
3. Stretch a 2 line as a precaution — the largest size handline is required
4. Not perform CFR-D duties under any circumstances, as this may delay water supply
A. 1,2 C. 1,3,4 D, 2,3
 

a

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/4/tswer Questions 1-6 based on the following scenario:
First alarm units arrive at the scene of a chemical spill at Saint John’s University in Queens.
Campus security indicates that there was an experiment taking place on the third floor of the
science building, and now there exists a strong chemical odor throughout the building.
5. Regarding the 2
nd and 3
rd arriving engines duties, it would be correct to state?
(ERP—12.2, 12.3)
1. The second engine is responsible to assist and coordinate with the second ladder to control
access to the site
2. The second engine may perform CFR-D duties, if necessary
3. The third engine should be assigned CFR-D duties for victims or members
A. 1,2 B. 1,3 C. 2,3 D. 1,2,3
 

d

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/4/tswer Questions 1-6 based on the following scenario:
First alarm units arrive at the scene of a chemical spill at Saint John’s University in Queens.
Campus security indicates that there was an experiment taking place on the third floor of the
science building, and now there exists a strong chemical odor throughout the building.

6. BC Question - Because Haz-Mat Technician Units (HMTU) are more numerous and
geographically assigned, they will most often arrive before HMC1 and begin operations.
Regarding their operations it would be incorrect to state that? (ERP—14.2.1-14.2.3)
A. HMTU Entry Team must have at least 2 members.
B. HMTU Backup Team must have at least 2 members.
C. HMTU are capable of neutralizing and mitigating haz-mat incidents within the exclusion
zone
D. HMTU must insure a Decontamination Team is established as soon as possible after the
HMTU Entry enters the Exclusion Zone
E. The HMTU Decontamination Team may be established with an Engine Company using the
HMTU’s decontamination equipment or a handline with a fog nozzle
 

d

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7. BC Question - Regarding the use of other agencies at Haz-Mat incidents, it would be
incorrect to state that? (ERP—17.21 - 17.2.5)
A. OEM functions as the On-Scene Coordinator, coordinating all City agency activities
B. The Department of Environmental Protection will sample and analyze substances and the
environment
C. The Department of Sanitation will clean up and dispose of all materials, including liquids,
rendered harmless
D. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will ensure proper
mitigation of radioactive and biological agents
 

c

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8. At the termination of a Hazardous Materials incident it would be incorrect to state that?
(ERP—18.1.2, 18.2.1, 18.2.2)
A. Clean up operations are not FDNY functions
B. The FDNY is responsible to ensure clean-up operations take place and will cooperate with
the DEP in arranging clean-up activities
C. Haz-Mat 1 may take samples, and if necessary transport samples of hazardous materials for
testing by DEP
D. The IC may leave a FDNY unit or a Fire Marshal to remain with samples awaiting pick-up
by the DEP or DOHMH
 

c

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9. First alarm units arrive at the scene of a Hazardous Material incident involving a railroad
car that has a liquid product in a low pressure rail tank car. The last resort to be used for making
tactical decisions as to how to deal with this incident is to? (ERP—Page 37)
A. Attempt to locate the commodity name stenciled on the sides or ends of the tank car
B. Attempt to locate the reporting marks and car number stenciled on the sides or ends of the
tank car
C. Attempt to locate placards found on the sides or ends of the tank car
D. Use the recommended guide (#131-for rail cars) for low pressure tank cars with liquids
found in the Hazardous Materials guidebook
 

d

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10. Regarding the “0” in the red diamond, it is correct to state this indicates? (ERP—Pg 39)
A. Flammability Hazard — A very low flashpoint, below 73 degrees Fahrenheit
B. Flammability Hazard — The product will not burn
C. Reactivity Hazard — The product is stable
D. Reactivity Hazard — The product may detonate
 

b

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11. Regarding the “3” in the blue diamond, it is correct to state this indicates?
(ERP—Pg 39)
A. Health Hazard — The product is an extreme danger
B. Health Hazard — The product is slightly hazardous
C. Reactivity Hazard — The product is stable
D. Reactivity Hazard — The product is unstable if heated
 

a

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12. Regarding the “1” in the yellow diamond, it is correct to state this indicates?
(ERP—Pg 39)
A. Special information — The product is corrosive
B. Reactivity Hazard — The product is unstable if heated
C. Reactivity Hazard — The product may detonate
D. Flammability Hazard — The product will only burn above 200 degrees Fahrenheit

b

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13. Regarding the “OX” in the white diamond, it is correct to state this indicates the hazardous
material is? (ERP—Pg 39)
A. Oxygen
B. Oxycodone
C. An oxidizer
D. An oxymoron
 

c

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