HAZMAT Ch 5

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HAZMAT Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On hazardous materials incidents, OSHA does not permit the IC and the ______ postions to be filled by the same person.
    • A. 

      Operations Section Chief

    • B. 

      Safety Officer

    • C. 

      Planning Section Chief

    • D. 

      HAZMAT Branch director

  • 2. 
    As it applies to HAZMAT response, what does the term "isolation" mean?
    • A. 

      Taking steps to control the direction of a material and subsequent exposure contact

    • B. 

      Use of appropriate P.P.E to prevent direct contact with the material

    • C. 

      Preventing a spread of a material eyond a specified zone or perimeter

    • D. 

      Establishing a perimeter around the incident and controlling access

  • 3. 
    What term refers to when a person's internal body temperature falls below 95*?
    • A. 

      Hypoglycemia

    • B. 

      Hypothermia

    • C. 

      Hyperactivity

    • D. 

      Hypertempura

  • 4. 
    Which position is responsible for monitoring activities to ensure the safety of personnel?
    • A. 

      Operations Section Chief

    • B. 

      Safety Officer

    • C. 

      Medical officer

    • D. 

      Compensation/claims unit leader

  • 5. 
    Which position serves as a point of contact between the ICS and the news media?
    • A. 

      Media Unit Leader

    • B. 

      Liasion officer

    • C. 

      Company officer

    • D. 

      Publich information officer

  • 6. 
    Weakness, dizziness, and sweating are typical of heat:
    • A. 

      Exhaustion

    • B. 

      Stroke

    • C. 

      Cramps

    • D. 

      Exposure

  • 7. 
    Softened, numb, peeling skin as a result of wearing wet socks for a long period of time is called:
    • A. 

      Trench foot

    • B. 

      Frost nip

    • C. 

      Chillblains

    • D. 

      Localized hypothermia

  • 8. 
    What is the ICS term for a geographically defined are of operations?
    • A. 

      Group

    • B. 

      Division

    • C. 

      Sector

    • D. 

      Branch

  • 9. 
    A gasoline tanker has overturned in a tunnel and is spilling gasoline onto the highway. What level of HAZMAT incident is this?
    • A. 

      Level IV

    • B. 

      Level III

    • C. 

      Level II

    • D. 

      Level I

  • 10. 
    What is the purpose of an isolation perimeter?
    • A. 

      To mark the transition from the cold zone into the warm zone

    • B. 

      To prevent access by unauthorized personnel ino the emergency scene

    • C. 

      To mark the transition from the warm zone into the hot zone

    • D. 

      To prevent spread of material from inside the perimeter to outside the perimeter