2013 RCP - Compressed Gas Cylinders

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2013 RCP - Compressed Gas Cylinders

This quiz tests your knowledge of safe handling and stowage of compressed gas cylinders onboard vessels, including those with flammable/combustible contents.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Safe stowage, handling, and use of compressed gas cylinders require special attention to minimize any hazard to our people, vessels, or the environment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The ________________ is responsible for the proper and safe stowage, use, and handling of compressed gas cylinders in the Yard, shop(s), ashore facilities, etc.
    • A. 

      Port Engineer

    • B. 

      Master

    • C. 

      Safety Manager

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    The _______________ is responsible for ensuring that maintenance and repair activities onboard vessels using compressed gas cylinders are conducted in accordance with applicable safety regulations, procedures, and good practices.
    • A. 

      Port Engineer

    • B. 

      Safety Manager

    • C. 

      Yard Supervisor

    • D. 

      A and b

  • 4. 
    The _______________ is expected to observe and examine compressed gas cylinders during periodic walk-through of the Yard, and shop(s).
    • A. 

      Yard Supervisor

    • B. 

      Port Engineer

    • C. 

      Safety Manager

    • D. 

      All the above

  • 5. 
    The vessel engineer is responsible for the proper and safe stowage, use, and handling of compressed gas cylinders onboard.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    _____________________ is responsible to be aware of the dangers of compressed gas cylinders and to handle and use them properly and safely.
    • A. 

      The Master

    • B. 

      The Safety Manager

    • C. 

      The Port Engineer

    • D. 

      Each employee

  • 7. 
    Before handling, moving, or bringing on board any compressed gas cylinders (or other hazardous material) always refer to the appropriate SDS for handling and storage instructions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Valve, stem, and protective caps are not required to be placed over compressed gas cylinder’s valves to prevent rupture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Cylinders should be kept far enough away from the actual welding or cutting operation so that sparks, hot slag, or flame should not contact them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Any compressed gas cylinder suspected or found to be damaged, defective, and/or leaking should be removed from service and placed on the weather decks to air out.  It is not necessary to remove it from the boat to a safe ashore stowage.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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