L.P. Book HAZMAT / Lesson Plan #3 Incident Command

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Lesson Plan #3 Incident Command


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  • 1. 
         Levels as defined in NFPA 471 Recommended Practice for Responding to Hazardous Materials Incidents are:
    • A. 

      Hot, Warm, & Cold

    • B. 

      Level A, Level B, Level C, Level D

    • C. 

      Level One, Level Two, Level Three

    • D. 

      Both b & c

  • 2. 
          Considerations for locating a command post are: Must be in the cold zone, must be upwind from the incident, should be at a distance that will not require relocation during the incident, vehicles maybe used for short term incidents, building or trailers will be required for long term incidents, and
    • A. 

      Should be accessible

    • B. 

      Should be neat & clean

    • C. 

      Should have satellite capabilities

    • D. 

      Both b & c

  • 3. 
         Level One Hazardous materials response - container size is listed as small, fire/explosive potential as low, leak severity as no release or small, life safety as no life threatening situation, environmental impact minimal, and
    • A. 

      Container integrity as – Minor damage

    • B. 

      Container integrity as – not damaged

    • C. 

      Container integrity as – damaged

    • D. 

      Container integrity as – damaged but able to contain product to allow handling or product transfer

  • 4. 
         Level Two Hazardous materials response – container size is listed as medium, fire/explosive potential as medium, life safety as localized area limited evacuation area, environmental impact moderate, container integrity damaged but able to contain contents to allow handling or product transfer, and
    • A. 

      Leak severity as non-controllable

    • B. 

      Leak severity as controllable

    • C. 

      Leak severity as non-existent

    • D. 

      Leak severity as may not be controlled without special resources

  • 5. 
          Level Three Hazardous materials response – fire/explosive potential as high, leak severity as release may not be controlled even with special resources, life safety as large area, mass evacuation, environmental impact as severe, container integrity as damaged to such an extent that catastrophic rupture is possible, and
    • A. 

      Container size as – any vessel over 1,000 gallons

    • B. 

      Container size as – large – tank cars, tank trucks, etc.

    • C. 

      Container size as – HUGE

    • D. 

      Container size as - any dry product over 1,000lbs

  • 6. 
          Requirements for the Safety Officer include
    • A. 

      Must be a senior line officer

    • B. 

      Must have at least 40hrs. of command

    • C. 

      Should meet all competencies for the responder at the level at which the operations are being performed

    • D. 

      Both a & b