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Lesson Plan #16 Hazardous Materials – Awareness


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  • 1. 

         What NFPA section covers required competency training for 1st Responders at the Awareness level

    • A.

      1410

    • B.

      472

    • C.

      1002

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    B. 472
    Explanation
    NFPA 472 is the correct answer because it specifically covers the required competency training for 1st Responders at the Awareness level. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) develops and publishes standards for various aspects of fire safety and emergency response. NFPA 472 specifically focuses on the professional competence of responders to hazardous materials incidents. Therefore, it is the appropriate section to reference for the required training for 1st Responders at the Awareness level.

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  • 2. 

          Awareness level 1st Responders are

    • A.

      Expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area

    • B.

      Expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, secure the area, and start containment operations

    • C.

      Expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, secure the area, and start offensive operations

    • D.

      Expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, and retreat from the area.

    Correct Answer
    A. Expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area
    Explanation
    Awareness level 1st Responders are expected to recognize the presence of hazardous materials, protect themselves, call for trained personnel, and secure the area. This means that they should be able to identify when hazardous materials are present, take necessary precautions to ensure their own safety, notify trained personnel for further assistance, and ensure that the area is secured to prevent any further harm or danger.

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  • 3. 

         Awareness level 1st Responder can use what DOT reference book to help collect hazard information

    • A.

      Emergency Action Guide

    • B.

      Guide for Awareness Responders

    • C.

      Emergency Response Guidebook

    • D.

      Awareness Questions and Answers for the 1st Responder

    Correct Answer
    C. Emergency Response Guidebook
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Emergency Response Guidebook. This reference book is specifically designed to provide guidance to 1st Responders in collecting hazard information during emergency situations. It contains important information such as hazard classification, emergency response procedures, and protective measures. It is a valuable tool for 1st Responders to quickly assess and respond to hazardous materials incidents.

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  • 4. 

         Hazardous Materials is a DOT term that covers all of the

    • A.

      Unknown materials

    • B.

      Hazard Classes/Divisions

    • C.

      Acids only

    • D.

      Both b & c

    Correct Answer
    B. Hazard Classes/Divisions
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Hazard Classes/Divisions". Hazardous Materials is a term used by the Department of Transportation (DOT) to refer to substances or materials that pose a risk to health, safety, and the environment. Hazard Classes/Divisions categorize these materials based on their specific hazards, such as flammability, corrosiveness, toxicity, etc. Therefore, the term "Hazardous Materials" encompasses the various classes and divisions of hazardous substances, making option "Hazard Classes/Divisions" the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

         Hazardous Chemicals by defined by OSHA is a term for those chemicals that

    • A.

      Would be only transported by motor carrier

    • B.

      Would be a risk to the emergency responders only

    • C.

      Would be classified as a corrosive only

    • D.

      Would be a risk to employees if exposed in the work place

    Correct Answer
    D. Would be a risk to employees if exposed in the work place
    Explanation
    Hazardous Chemicals, as defined by OSHA, pose a risk to employees if they are exposed in the workplace. This means that these chemicals have the potential to cause harm or injury to employees if they come into contact with them, whether through inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact. It is important for employers to properly handle and store hazardous chemicals, as well as provide appropriate training and protective measures to ensure the safety of their employees.

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  • 6. 

         Explosives that have a fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or a minor projectile hazard, or both, but not a mass explosion hazard is classified as a Division

    • A.

      1.1

    • B.

      1.2

    • C.

      1.3

    • D.

      1.4

    Correct Answer
    C. 1.3
    Explanation
    Explosives that have a fire hazard and either a minor blast hazard or a minor projectile hazard, or both, but not a mass explosion hazard are classified as a Division 1.3. This means that these explosives have a moderate fire hazard and pose a minor blast or projectile hazard. They do not have the potential for a mass explosion.

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  • 7. 

         No device in this Division of explosives may contain more than 25 grams (0.9 oz) of a detonating material

    • A.

      1.1

    • B.

      1.2

    • C.

      1.3

    • D.

      1.4

    Correct Answer
    D. 1.4
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1.4. This is because the statement mentions that no device in this Division of explosives can contain more than 25 grams of a detonating material. 1.4 is the only option that is greater than 25 grams, making it the correct answer.

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  • 8. 

          Class 2 Hazard Class ( Compressed Gas) have Sub-hazards Divisions of

    • A.

      Flammable, oxidizer, poisonous, & nonflammable

    • B.

      BLEVE, non-BLEVE, poisonous, non-poisonous

    • C.

      Flammable, non-flammable, poisonous, non-poisonous

    • D.

      Flammable, non-flammable, oxidizer, non-oxidzing

    Correct Answer
    A. Flammable, oxidizer, poisonous, & nonflammable
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Flammable, oxidizer, poisonous, & nonflammable". This answer correctly identifies the sub-hazards divisions of Class 2 Hazard Class (Compressed Gas). Flammable gases can ignite and burn, oxidizer gases can support combustion, poisonous gases can cause harm or death when inhaled, and nonflammable gases do not burn.

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  • 9. 

    Class 6 materials are

    • A.

      Oxidizers

    • B.

      Poisons

    • C.

      Corrosives

    • D.

      Miscellaneous Hazardous Materials

    Correct Answer
    B. Poisons
    Explanation
    Class 6 materials are poisons because they are substances that can cause harm or death when ingested, inhaled, or absorbed by the body. These materials are toxic and can have detrimental effects on living organisms. It is important to handle and store these materials with caution to prevent accidents and protect human health.

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