Tti Tailgate Safety Topic - November 2, 2012

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Tti Tailgate Safety Topic - November 2, 2012 - Quiz

NaOH - Sodium Hydroxide


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sodium hydroxide is also known as:
    • A. 

      NaOH

    • B. 

      Lye

    • C. 

      Sodium chloride

    • D. 

      Caustic Soda

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      A, B, and D ONLY

  • 2. 
    TerraTherm uses NaOH (Sodium Hydroxide) solution in the following strengths:
    • A. 

      50 - 80%

    • B. 

      10 - 15%

    • C. 

      20 - 50%

    • D. 

      TerraTherm only uses PURE (100%) sodium hydroxide.

  • 3. 
    You may not immediately feel your skin burn from NaOH exposure - caustic may only cause itching (at first) but can be severly damaging underlying tissues.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The material that is best for personal protective equipment (PPE) - gloves, splash aprons, gauntlets, splash suits - when handling sodium hydroxide is:
    • A. 

      Nitrile

    • B. 

      Neoprene

    • C. 

      Gore-Tex

    • D. 

      No PPE is needed - just be careful!

  • 5. 
    With regard to safety shower placement at a site where TerraTherm uses caustic, please check all that apply:
    • A. 

      The shower should be located on the same level as the hazard.

    • B. 

      The shower should be activated weekly to verify correct operation.

    • C. 

      The shower should be located along a clear, unobstructed path from the caustic tank - as close as possible, but no more than 10 seconds travel distance from the tank.

    • D. 

      The shower should be painted completely ORANGE in color with a flashing light and continuous siren on top.

    • E. 

      The shower should be well lit and identified with a sign.

    • F. 

      The shower should be supplied with distilled, infant nursery grade water.

  • 6. 
    Typically, there is NO REASON for TerraTherm personnel to dilute NaOH on site.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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