Sensory clues to the possible presence of hazardous materials in water include:
What is the primary purpose of a Hazardous Materials Response Team?
In the NFPA 704 labeling system, a rating of 4 in any quadrant corresponds to:
The primary hazard associated with most flammable liquids is:
A toxic accident occurs in your neighborhood. Several adults, teenagers, and small children are present. Which group, if any, would likely be most severely affected?
The code OXY in the bottom white quadrant of a label conforming to NFPA 704 indicates that:
A person whose skin is coated with a toxic substance gives his/her contaminated clothing to another individual. This likely will result in what is called:
What is the recommended minimum number of personnel needed to manage a hazardous materials incident safely?
It is difficult and sometimes impossible to purify contaminated groundwater.
The local role in reducing public risks from hazardous materials includes:
Under what circumstances are judges likely to take immediate action to halt pollution before a violation of the law has been proven in court?
Standard approaches to waste disposal are generally regulated and managed by the:
If you are caught outdoors in the vicinity of a hazardous materials incident, you should try to move away from the release:
The body has very efficient internal defenses which can remove any quantity of an unwanted substance.
The tendency of chemicals to become more concentrated as they move up the food chain is known as:
A chemical that, in relatively small amounts, produces injury when it comes in contact with skin tissue is known as:
The success of good site operations and the ability of employees to respond during emergencies is:
The basic approaches to cleaning contaminated soil include:
The Federal agency primarily responsible for protecting our environment from contamination by hazardous materials releases is:
Once approved, an Emergency Operations Plan should never be revised, since this would create potential confusion in responding agencies.
Formal mutual aid agreements with surrounding jurisdictions are seldom if ever needed, since everyone is ready to pitch in when an incident occurs.
By reading the placard on a tanker bearing hazardous materials, you can find out:
Permissible exposure limits are levels of exposures mandated by:
An industry’s smokestack is an example of what type of source?
If you encounter a suspicious substance, you should:
The five phases of a hazardous material’s life does not include production, transportation, storage, elimination, and disposal.
Which Federal law is intended to assure, so far as possible, safe working conditions?
Health affects resulting from contact with a hazardous substance over a long period of time is called:
Decontamination is needed in order to:
The key components of a complete local plan include a basic plan, supporting annexes, and implementing procedures. The supporting annexes typically include:
Under existing laws, States do not have broad authority to control how hazardous materials are stored, used, transported, and disposed of within their borders.
You have just learned that a chemical you work with is a mutagen. What effect does this chemical have?
A person works every day with a toxic substance, but does not take protective measures. The individual will experience what type of exposure?
The EPCRA grants citizens the right to obtain information on hazardous materials in their community
Which of the following correctly identifies the four ‘routes of entry’ for toxic substances into the body:
In-place sheltering is never an appropriate option in an accident involving hazardous materials.
The Federal law designed to regulate hazardous waste ‘from cradle to grave’ is:
One benefit of a sound community plan to deal with a hazardous materials emergency is:
When treating a household incident involving exposure to a poison, your most reliable source of advice and expertise is:
Besides the LEPC, what local agencies may maintain specific information on industries in your community that use, store, or generate EHS-listed hazardous materials?
The Federal agency responsible for regulating interstate shipments of hazardous materials is:
Results of Commodity Flow Surveys can be obtained from:
Existing landfills are generally considered sufficient to serve as the sole means of disposing of the Nation’s waste for the foreseeable future.
A primary purpose of conducting a hazardous materials exercise is to find out:
The chemical agent or hazardous material that interferes with the body’s ability to transfer oxygen to the cells is:
Which Federal agency provides training, resource information and technical assistance to States to help them prepare for hazardous materials emergencies?
The analysis of a situation to determine the level of risk inherent in that situation is called:
A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) includes information on:
The presence of hazardous materials can always be detected by the sense of smell.
Under EPCRA, Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPCs) are charged with the responsibility to: