Flashcards in IRPG Deck (39):
a W with a slash through it as referenced in the NFPA classification for the special hazard category within the 704 diamond indicates?
use no water
federal law requires all spills of haz substances be immediately reported to?
united states coast guard
the ERG is primarily designed for use at incidents occurring?
on highways or railroad
a P following the guide page number in either the BLUE or YELLOW section would indicate?
the material is subject to polymerization
DOT placards and labels convey information by?
hazardous classification number,
under the DOT placarding system, some materials require secondary placards. how are secondary placards identified?
do not have hazard classification numbers
shipping documents for haz mat transported by railroad would be located?
in possession of a crew member
when a danger or dangerous placard is displayed and until additional information becomes available. guide? should be referenced.
if you knew the name of a material, you would look in what bordered color pages?
to determine the initial isolation and protective action distances of a specific chemical, you woul looki in what bordered color pages?
to determine emergency response actions for a hazmat incident, you would look in what bordered color pages?
a DOT placard with the number 5 in the bottom corner indicate what classification of hazard?
a DOT placard with the number 2 in the bottom corner would indicate what classification of hazard?
what document provides vital information regarding hazardous materials in order to initiate protective action?
the main hazards from a propane or LPG BLEVE include all of the following?
thermal radiation from the fire
the most important section of the ERG is the? because it is where all safety recommendations are provided.
orange bordered pages
if chemical agents are suspected, the most important and effective decontamination will be the one done within the first?
one or two minutes
a DOT placard with the symbol of a flame on a blue background with the number 4 in the bottom corner would indicate what type of hazard?
flammable solid, dangerous when wet materials
hte recommended isolation distance for a BLEVE potential is?
the most essential element of successful wildland firefighting is ? and? leadership.
escape time and safety zone size requirements will change as ? changes.
all leaders of firefighters have the responsible to provide complete briefing and ensure their subordinates have a clear understanding of their intent for the assignment which includes?
taks, purpose and end state
the risk management process used for evaluating decisions based on the hazards at a wildland fire includes the following processess?
the major common denominators of fire behavior on fatal or near fatal fires often occur at which of the following?
relatively small fires
relatively light fuels
unexpected shift in wind direction and speed
fire responds to topographic conditions
during the burning period of a wildland incident, the alignment of ? and ? should always be a trigger point to reevaluate tactics.
topography and wind
when an individual feels an assignment is undafe, they must also identify?
a safe alternative for completing the assignment
a turn down of an assignment must be based on?
assessment of risks and ability of the individual or organization
in confusing and uncertain situations, a good operational leader will do all of the following?
in regards to considerations for effective safety zones, separation distance between firefighters and the flames should be at least? the maximum continuous flame height.
when an individual informs their supervisor that they are turning down an assignment, the supervisor notifies the safety officer immediately upon being informed of the turn down. if there is no safety officer, who is notified?
appropriate section chief
safety zone calculations for separation distances between flames and firefighters is based on?
the briefing checklist includes the following catagories (IRPG)
situation, mission/execution, communications, service/support, risk management
media interviews should be concise and simple answers should be provided that last between?
10 to 20 seconds
ground tactics using direct attack must be abandoned within ? of transmission lines
always maintain ? distance from transmission towers.
the tactical interpretation from flame length idenitifies that fires with flame lengths of? can generally be attacked at the head or flanks by firefighters using hand tools and a hand line should hold the fire.
less than 4 feet
the first consideration of line location is?
when working around heavy equipment, stay at least ? in front and ? behind the equipment.