L.P. Book HAZMAT / Lesson #2 Hazardous Material – Ppe

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Lesson #2 Hazardous Material – PPE


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  • 1. 
        Positive pressure breathing apparatus (SCBA)
    • A. 

      Must always be worn on a hazardous materials scene

    • B. 

      Is too expensive to maintain

    • C. 

      Must be worn until the Incident Commander determines through air monitoring that it is no longer required

    • D. 

      Has a longer work period than supplied air respirators (SAR)

  • 2. 
          Limitations to wearing an SCBA are:
    • A. 

      Heavy

    • B. 

      Limited air supply

    • C. 

      May impair movements in confined space

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
          Limitations of Positive-Pressure supplied air respirators (SAR)
    • A. 

      Requires supervision – monitoring of air supply

    • B. 

      Hose is limited to 300 feet

    • C. 

      Not approved for use in atmospheres immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH) unless equipped with an emergency egress unit

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
         Limitations to wearing structural firefighting gear for hazardous materials operations
    • A. 

      Not designed to protect from harmful gases, vapors, liquids, or dusts encountered during hazardous materials incidents

    • B. 

      Causes diaphoresis for the wearer

    • C. 

      Limited heat protection

    • D. 

      Both b & c

  • 5. 
          Vapor protective clothing limitations include reduced mobility & vision, heavy & bulky, can’t be used in high temperature atmospheres, and
    • A. 

      Can never be re-used

    • B. 

      Must be decontaminated before opening

    • C. 

      Must always be re-used because of cost

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
          High temperature protective clothing
    • A. 

      Are designed to provide high degree of protection from radiant heat

    • B. 

      Have limited mobility & flexibility

    • C. 

      Are used for protection against all types of materials

    • D. 

      Both a & b