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DOT Hazard Class 1

-Explosives

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DOT Hazard Class 2

-Gases

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DOT Hazard Class 3

-Flammable Liquids

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DOT Hazard Class 4

-Flammable Solids

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DOT Hazard Class 5

-Oxides

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DOT Hazard Class 6

-Toxins/Poison

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DOT Hazard Class 7

-Radioactive

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DOT Hazard Class 8

-Corrosives

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DOT Hazard Class 9

-Misc.

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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) function?

-U.S. Federal Agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work related injury and illness.

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National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) function?

-Creates and maintains private, copyrighted, standards and codes for usage and adoption by local governments.

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Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) function?

-Assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.

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Department of Transportation (DOT) function?

-Which oversees interstate travel and is a federal agency.

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) function?

-Is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.

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Radioactive I

-0.5 mrem/hr @ package

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Radioactive I

-0.5 mrem/hr @ package

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Radioactive II

-50 mrem/hr @ package
-1 mrem/hr @ 3ft

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Radioactive II

-50 mrem/hr @ package
-1 mrem/hr @ 3ft

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Radioactive III

-200 mrem/hr @ package
-10 mrem/hr @ 3ft

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Radioactive III

-200 mrem/hr @ package
-10 mrem/hr @ 3ft

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What is Radiation?

-Radiation is the process of emitting electromagnetic energy. It can be ionizing or non-ionizing.

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What is Radiation?

-Radiation is the process of emitting electromagnetic energy. It can be ionizing or non-ionizing.

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Ionizing Radiation is?

-Releasing charged particles
-Includes: •X-rays
•Radiation emitted by radioactive materials
•The type of energy typically called "radiation"

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Ionizing Radiation is?

-Releasing charged particles
-Includes: •X-rays
•Radiation emitted by radioactive materials
•The type of energy typically called "radiation"

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Non-Ionizing Radiation is?

-Does not release charged particles
-Includes: •Ultraviolet/visible light
•Infrared light
•Microwaves
•Radio frequencies
•Very low frequency radiation

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Non-Ionizing Radiation is?

-Does not release charged particles
-Includes: •Ultraviolet/visible light
•Infrared light
•Microwaves
•Radio frequencies
•Very low frequency radiation

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ALPHA Radiation

-Slow speed
-Travels short distances(1-2 inches can be stopped by paper or skin)
-No skin penetration
-Internal Hazards
-Large, positively charged particle w/2 protons and 2 neutrons

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ALPHA Radiation

-Slow speed
-Travels short distances(1-2 inches can be stopped by paper or skin)
-No skin penetration
-Internal Hazards
-Large, positively charged particle w/2 protons and 2 neutrons

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BETA Radiation

-Faster speed
-Travels longer distances (10ft in air)
-Shallow skin penetration (minimal shielding, plastic, aluminum, turnouts)
-External and Internal Hazard (skin/eye hazard)
-Small, negatively charged particle

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BETA Radiation

-Faster speed
-Travels longer distances (10ft in air)
-Shallow skin penetration (minimal shielding, plastic, aluminum, turnouts)
-External and Internal Hazard (skin/eye hazard)
-Small, negatively charged particle