HAZMAT/Explosives Training

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HAZMAT/Explosives Training

Developed by TSgt Jamey Villanueva (802 LRS/LGRDDO)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    No class A or B explosives can be transferred from one container or vehicle to another on any public highway, street, or road, except in an emergency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What vehicles are preferred for general transportation of explosives?
    • A. 

      POVs

    • B. 

      Sedans

    • C. 

      Cargo-type trucks

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    You should use a tarp every time you transport explosives?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who should you call first if you have a vehicle malfunction?
    • A. 

      VOCC

    • B. 

      Mobile Maintenance

    • C. 

      Security Forces

    • D. 

      Wing Safety

  • 5. 
    How often should you check your tires on your truck?
    • A. 

      Every 3 hours or 100 miles, which ever is soonest

    • B. 

      Every 2 hours or 100 miles, which ever is soonest

    • C. 

      Prior to start of trip only

    • D. 

      Whenever you feel like it

  • 6. 
    What do explosive placards provide?
    • A. 

      A general warning to all personnel

    • B. 

      Specific guidance to fire department personnel

    • C. 

      Specific guidance for personnel responding to an emergency

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    How many and what rating of fire extinguishers are required when transporting explosives?
    • A. 

      3, rated suitable for any type of pyrotechnic

    • B. 

      4, Halon 1310 series K

    • C. 

      2, rated 2A: 10BC

    • D. 

      1, rated Class A

  • 8. 
    Your engine must be on and smoking is permitted in or near the vehicle during loading.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What must you never use around EXPLOSIVES or FLAMMABLE MATERIALS to warn people if your vehicle becomes disabled?
    • A. 

      Red flares

    • B. 

      Red electric lanterns

    • C. 

      Red emergency reflectors

    • D. 

      Red flags

  • 10. 
    How close to a bridge or tunnel can you park your vehicle?
    • A. 

      200 feet except for short periods when furthering the mission requires it

    • B. 

      300 feet except for short periods when furthering the mission requires it

    • C. 

      200 feet, no exceptions

    • D. 

      300 feet, no exceptions

  • 11. 
    As a professional vehicle operator, your job at the scene of an accident/incident is to
    • A. 

      Keep people away from the area

    • B. 

      Limit the spread of material, ONLY if you can safely do so

    • C. 

      Communicate the danger to emergency response personnel

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    What does ERG stand for?
    • A. 

      Emergency Response Guidebook

    • B. 

      Explosive Reconnaissance Guide

    • C. 

      Emergency Rail Guidebook

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    Where should the shipping documents be maintained in the driver's cab?
    • A. 

      In the glove box or under the driver's seat when driver is not in the vehicle

    • B. 

      In a pocket on the driver's door or on the driver's seat when driver is not in the vehicle

    • C. 

      Under the driver's seat or over the driver's sun visor

    • D. 

      Over the driver's sun visor or in the glove box

  • 14. 
    Are you allowed to change a flat tire on a vehicle loaded with explosives?
    • A. 

      Yes, as long as the load doesn't shift or put excessive strain on tie downs

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      Yes, as long as the tie downs don't place excessive strain on the load and you have obtained clearance from Wing Safety and Security Forces personnel.

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 15. 
    What kind of maintenance is allowed on an explosive laden vehicle?
    • A. 

      Overhaul

    • B. 

      Maintenance normally related to the operation of the vehicle

    • C. 

      Brake job

    • D. 

      Scheduled maintenance

  • 16. 
    If operating a tractor-trailer and a leak is discovered, lower the landing gear, uncouple the tractor/trailer and drive the tractor at a safe distance away.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The city of San Antonio has an approved Explosive/Hazmat route.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    It is authorized to have overhanging or tailgate loads of EXPLOSIVES.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When should you fuel your vehicle if transporting Explosive/Hazardous material?
    • A. 

      During the loading process of Explosive/Hazardous material

    • B. 

      Before loading Explosive/Hazardous material

    • C. 

      At a heavily populated gas station off-base

    • D. 

      Vehicle does not need fuel

  • 20. 
    Packages labeled POISON cannot be loaded in the vehicle operator's cab.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False