Flashcards in HAZMAT Competencies Deck (69):
10 step skill sheet to ID HM and WMD
1)ID appropriate PPE and approach the scene
2)Detect presence of HM by examining initial
dispatch info, preplans, occupancy, location,
container shape, markings, color, or
3)Survey from a safe location(uphill/upwind)
4)ID sources for obtaining for obtaining names
of UN/North America ID # for types of placards
associated with HM in facilities and
5)Request additional resources/recommend
6)Locate guide # in ERG
7)Large vs Small spill (55Gal/660#)
8)ID initial isolation/protective action distances
9)ID primary/secondary hazards
10)ID emergency response actions for public
safety, protective clothing, evacuation,
fire, spill, or leak.
8 things to look and examining for when
1)initial dispatch info
large spill =
>55 gallons for a liquid
>660 # for a solid
small spill =
<660 # for a solid
TIH hazards are noted by an _______ and are
located on what page #?
green pages =
initial isolation/protective action distances
yellow pages =
blue pages =
orange pages =
8 step skill sheet for Emergency Decon
1)ID appropriate PPE and safe approach
2)Initiate the ICS
3)Detect the presence of HM
4)Safely remove the victim from contaminated
5)Remove contaminated clothing
6)Wash victim with copious amounts of water
7)Move victim to clean area and assess for
injury or exposure
8)Communicate the victim's status and the
operation through the chain of command
7 step skill sheet for setting up for Technical
1)determine proper placement of decon
corridor based on wind conditions, slope,
2)set up a foundation(2 tarps/8 stanchions
5 cones/caution tape)
3)set up gross decon(1 pool/2 waffle boards/
1 mat/1 shower)
4)set up wash and rinse area(2nd pool/2
waffle boards/2 mats)
5)set up equipment for 1st tarp(brush, wand,
bucket, exit mat for 2nd pool)
6)set up equipment for 2nd tarp(2 chairs/
7)set up water supply(1.5" hose from manifold
to the shower and 1 line to the wand)
3 things used to guide your placement of the
tech decon corridor
wind conditions, slope, and terrain
tech decon foundation includes ______
tech decon gross decon includes ______
2 waffle boards
tech decon wash and rinse area includes
2 waffle boards
tech decon for 1st tarp includes _____
tech decon for 2nd tarp includes _____
tech decon for water supply includes _____
1 line to the wand
8 step skill sheet for use of the Canberra
UltraRadiac-Plus Personal Radiation Monitor
1)verbalize that batteries are not stored in unit
2)place batteries in unit and turn on
3)determine the background radiation
4)clear the accumulated dose
5)put unit in source finder mode
6)determine which example has a radiological
source and verbalize the rate
7)check your stay time
8)turn unit off, remove batteries
At what level are 1st responders trained to be able to implement the planned response to mitigate or control a release from a safe distance (initiate defensive actions to lessen the harmful incident) and keep it from spreading?
Pipeline markers in the US include _____
information describing the transported
Which section of the orange pages provides general information regarding immediate isolation of the incident site and recommended type of protective clothing and resp. protection?
public safety section
Which of the following statements regarding the
detection of reactives is MOST accurate?
there is no meter or device designed to detect
Which of the following involves documenting the incident and using this information to evaluate the response?
Incident management systems enable emergency personnel to effectively manage _____
any emergency incident
vapor pressure can be viewed as the measure
of the tendency of a substance to _____
which of the following is true of blood agents?
they interfere with the body's ability to use O2
Which of the following items is LEAST likely to affect rescue and recovery ops?
possibility of property damage by rescue ops
Which of the following is a responder's responsibility at rescue operations?
operate within the structure of the ICS
Which of the following statements regarding
pressure tank cars is MOST accurate?
their fittings are out of sight and inside protective
housings on the top of the tank
the General Hazardous Materials Behavior Model (GEBMO) explains that all HM incidents _____
have common elements
Which of the following may be used to order an evacuation?
sound audible warning devices
SOPs for response to illicit labs need to follow rules established by _____
During which response phase are life safety objectives met?
Which spill control tactic is only used on water-soluble gases?
Sterilization is an example of _____
In order to protect the environment, all released materials and runoff need to be confined until _____
their effect can be determined
Which of the following mechanical hazards is the result of an explosion, bomb, or IED?
Which blood agent dissolves readily in organic solvents?
What common ingredient is found at explosives labs?
What is a limitation of oxidizer detectors?
responder must be in close proximity
Fluoroprotein foam maintains _____
low viscosity at low temps
Which of the following is minimum monitoring and detection equipment for illicit labs?
Chemical Abstract Service Numbers are assigned to which of the following products?
What terms are used to define capacity by the US DOT?
bulk and non-bulk
Which of the following statements regarding pre-determined procedures is MOST accurate?
the principles are similar for every determined procedure
What type of breach occurs when a crack grows rapidly and breaks the container into 2 or more relatively large pieces?
Which of the following is a function of the IC at a Hazmat incident?
establish a site safety plan
Which of the following circumstances calls for defensive operations?
responders have the training and equipment
necessary to confine the incident to the area
IEDs are typically categorized by their _____
In the event of a _____ , isolation and containment issues will primarily deal with managing infected victims.
Which of the following statements regarding high temperature protective clothing is MOST accurate?
it is designed for short-term, high temp exposures
Which of the following is a duty of law enforcement at illicit labs?
rendering safe all explosive ordnance or booby traps
Which of the following gases that displace oxygen necessary for breathing?
Protection of property and the environment is what type of control tactic?
Which of the following NRF groups is responsible for coordinating federal assistance and supporting incident management activities locally?
unified coordination group
Which of the following chemicals comprise the largest usage class in the industry?
The Federal Hazardous Substances Act (FHSA) requires the signal word "warning" to indicate which degree of hazard?
moderate hazards such as significant health
In which type of tech decon does the HM interact with the surface of a sorbent material?
According to GEBMO, which of the following is a question that should be asked by first responders at hazmat incidents?
how long will the incident last?
Some of the more widely used specialized marking systems for HM used in North America include_____
all of the above
Which of the following provide full body protection against fragmentation, overpressure, impact, and heat?
bomb disposal suits
What effect does fire control have on the damage, harm, and effect of fire at HM incidents?
minimizes all aspects
Which of the following statements regarding PAPRS is MOST accurate?
they offer a greater degree of safety than standard APRs
Which of the following is commonly used to chemically degrade a HM?
Which actions should be taken by all agencies that have jurisdictional responsibility at a multi-jurisdictional incident?
ensure integrated tactical operations
Initial isolation distances will always be at least _____.
Which IMS hazmat position supervises all companies and personnel operating in the hazardous area?