2013 RCP - Flammable & Combustible Materials

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 42

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This quiz tests your knowledge of the measures to be taken onboard vessels to reduce the possibility of fires/explosions ignited and/or fueled by flammable and combustible materials.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The __________________  is responsible to provide basic training during orientation to new personnel concerning fire and explosion hazards associated with flammable and combustible materials.
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Safety Manager

    • C. 

      Port Engineer

    • D. 

      Operations Manager

  • 2. 
    The ___________________ is responsible to perform periodic onboard inspections to identify flammable and combustible materials, their stowage and/or proper and safe removal.
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Safety Manager

    • C. 

      Port Engineer

    • D. 

      Operations Manager

  • 3. 
    The ___________________  is responsible for the removal of excess flammable and combustible maintenance and repair materials after use. Through routine inspections and supervision he should be aware of quantities and safe, temporary stowage and use of flammable and combustible materials during maintenance and repairs. 
    • A. 

      Master

    • B. 

      Safety Manager

    • C. 

      Port Engineer

    • D. 

      Operations Manager

  • 4. 
    All employees, and in particular vessel crewmembers, are responsible for safety awareness of the potential fire hazards associated with use and storage of flammable and combustible materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Each tug should be outfitted with an independent locker for suitable and safe stowage of flammable and combustible materials to reduce the risks of fire and/or explosion.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The flammable materials locker should have a lid that can be shut. It should be painted YELLOW and labeled as a “Flammable Stowage” locker. It should be installed topside on weather decks, well ventilated, and suitably distant from heat or spark sources.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Paint should be in new, unopened cans and securely stowed from breakage. These stowage areas should always be away from heat sources (i.e. heaters, hot pipes, manifolds, etc.).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Flammable materials should not be kept in the interior engineering spaces of the vessel and only small quantities kept for immediate or near-term use in non-engineering spaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Inspection of the flammable and combustible materials onboard should be conducted ________ and excess materials disposed of properly.
    • A. 

      Daily

    • B. 

      Weekly

    • C. 

      Periodically

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    A fire extinguisher should be mounted __________  and accessible to the flammable storage area.
    • A. 

      Inside only

    • B. 

      Outside only

    • C. 

      Inside or outside

    • D. 

      Where possible