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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of the vendor that services our Potentially Hazardous Waste Material Management program?

    • A.

      Spill Magic

    • B.

      StrongPak

    • C.

      Johnson & Johnson

    • D.

      Proctor & Gamble

    Correct Answer
    B. StrongPak
    Explanation
    StrongPak is the correct answer because it is the name of the vendor that services our Potentially Hazardous Waste Material Management program.

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  • 2. 

    When is it appropriate to dispose of hazardous waste in the trash can, dumpster, or sink?

    • A.

      When you run out of bags

    • B.

      When the bin is full

    • C.

      When you don't know what it is

    • D.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    D. Never
    Explanation
    It is never appropriate to dispose of hazardous waste in the trash can, dumpster, or sink. Hazardous waste can be harmful to human health and the environment if not disposed of properly. It should be taken to a designated hazardous waste disposal facility where it can be handled and disposed of safely.

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  • 3. 

    How much waste can you place in a single Strong Pack bag?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      As much as can physically fit into the bag

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1, which means that you can place only 1 unit of waste in a single Strong Pack bag. This suggests that the bag has a limited capacity and is designed to hold only a specific amount of waste.

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  • 4. 

    Hazardous waste must be double bagged if it is...

    • A.

      Leaking

    • B.

      Dry

    • C.

      An empty container

    • D.

      Never

    Correct Answer
    A. Leaking
    Explanation
    Hazardous waste must be double bagged if it is leaking to prevent any further leakage or contamination. Double bagging provides an extra layer of protection and containment, reducing the risk of exposure and potential harm to individuals and the environment. This practice ensures that the waste is properly contained and handled during transportation and disposal, minimizing the potential hazards associated with leaking hazardous materials.

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  • 5. 

    After cleaning up a spill containing hazardous material, what should be done with the items used to clean up the spill? (Gloves, paper towels, spill magic, etc.)

    • A.

      Place it in the Strong Pack Plastic bag with the hazardous waste.

    • B.

      Throw it in the trash

    • C.

      Leave it on the accumulation rack

    • D.

      Place it reclamation

    Correct Answer
    A. Place it in the Strong Pack Plastic bag with the hazardous waste.
    Explanation
    After cleaning up a spill containing hazardous material, the items used to clean up the spill should be placed in the Strong Pack Plastic bag with the hazardous waste. This is the correct answer because hazardous materials should be properly disposed of to prevent any harm to the environment or individuals. Placing them in a designated bag ensures that they are contained and can be disposed of safely.

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  • 6. 

    What is the name of the absorbent that should be placed into the bag to containing a leaking hazardous waste?

    • A.

      Sand

    • B.

      Cat Litter

    • C.

      Spill Magic

    • D.

      Moon Dust

    Correct Answer
    C. Spill Magic
    Explanation
    Spill Magic is the correct answer because it is an absorbent specifically designed to contain and absorb hazardous waste spills. It is a highly effective absorbent that can quickly and safely absorb liquids, including chemicals and oils, preventing them from spreading and causing further damage or contamination. Using Spill Magic in a leaking hazardous waste bag helps to minimize the risk of exposure and environmental harm.

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  • 7. 

    Where can you find the Strong Pack training manual, Strong Pack Posters, and spill containment supplies?

    • A.

      Office

    • B.

      Bathroom

    • C.

      Janitorial Closet

    • D.

      The Accumulation Center

    Correct Answer
    D. The Accumulation Center
    Explanation
    The Strong Pack training manual, Strong Pack Posters, and spill containment supplies can be found in the Accumulation Center.

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  • 8. 

    The Company Hazardous Waste program is mandated by the State and Federal government, and carries substantial financial penalties for non-compliance.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement is true because the Company Hazardous Waste program is required by both the State and Federal government, meaning it is mandatory for companies to comply. Additionally, the statement mentions that there are substantial financial penalties for non-compliance, indicating that there are consequences for not following the program. Therefore, the answer is true.

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  • 9. 

    If you are unsure if a spill contains a hazardous waste you should always:

    • A.

      Ask a Manager

    • B.

      Ignore it

    • C.

      Ask someone else to clean it

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Ask a Manager
    Explanation
    When unsure if a spill contains a hazardous waste, it is crucial to ask a manager for guidance. Managers are responsible for ensuring the safety and well-being of employees and the environment. They have the knowledge and expertise to assess the situation and determine if the spill poses any potential risks. Ignoring the spill can lead to accidents or environmental damage, while asking someone else to clean it without proper information can put their safety at risk. Therefore, seeking guidance from a manager is the best course of action in such situations.

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  • 10. 

    When does potentially hazardous material become a hazardous waste? 

    • A.

      When an item is crushed / damaged

    • B.

      When an item is missing a nozzle

    • C.

      When an item is about to leak

    • D.

      When an item has a missing/broken cap

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    Potentially hazardous material becomes a hazardous waste when any of the mentioned conditions are met. If an item is crushed or damaged, it can release harmful substances into the environment. Similarly, if an item is missing a nozzle or has a missing/broken cap, it can lead to leakage, posing a risk to the environment and human health. Therefore, all of the mentioned conditions can result in potentially hazardous material becoming a hazardous waste.

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