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When doing air monitoring, if necessary, incident commander shall initiate a consult with the hazmat team. Who is then automatically paged?

HM 121 is automatically page for all hazmat consults.

1

In what four situations will air monitoring always be done?

Fire
Chemical or biological agent releases
Confined spaces
Overhaul situations

2

Continuous air monitoring shall be initiated as soon as practicable within all IDLH atmosphere such as:

Flammable
Oxygen deficient
Explosive
Toxic atmospheres

3

You should don an scba when carbon monoxide levels reach what level?

35 ppm or greater

4

If oxygen levels are below what level you should don an scba?

@19.5% or below.

5

If oxygen levels are above what level you should withdraw from the scene?

@22% or greater

6

If a lower explosive limit (LEL) is at what level you should withdraw and evaluate further?

@20% or greater of LEL

7

Which 3 gas vapors are lighter than air?

Acetylene
Hydrogen
Natural gas (methane)

8

Always monitor the oxygen levels in a environment with an unknown gas product because it may be doing what?

Displacing the oxygen. A drop in oxygen levels may indicate this.

9

What will not be the benchmark for doffing an scba on a fire scene?

Monitoring Carbon monoxide levels.

11

Company's should use what tool to assist in the removal of toxicants on scene after a fire?

Electric fans

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