99 Matching questions
- Gasoline, diesel fuel, and acetone belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- Class 1 (of hazardous materials)
- If an officer suspects a meth lab is present, he or she should avoid making contact with the
- It is critical that officers and the public stay clear from a vehicle or room if the indicators of a
- The __________ section of the Emergency Response Guidebook contains information on notification, protective clothing, and evacuation.
- The __________ subsection (in the Public Safety section of the ERG) indicates when and if responders need specialized chemical protection.
- Meth labs may produce strong chemical odors, likened to
- If exposure to a hazardous material exceeds the acceptable published limits, the officer is
- __________ suicide, also known as "detergent suicide", is a method of committing suicide by mixing two or more easily acquired chemicals, commonly an acid and a base.
- Chemical weapons are capable of causing mass casualties because a __________ amount of agent can be spread over a __________ area.
- After an officer __________ the immediate danger area (of a potential hazmat incident), the next step is to __________ or protect people in the downwind hazard area or within the radius of the incident. This distance can be very large depending upon the type of materials and whether the material was spilled or involved in a fire.
- Medical waste and biological hazards belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- __________ regulations mandate a structured termination process for hazmat incidents. The three steps are on-scene debriefing, incident critique, and after-action analysis.
- A primary indicator of chemical exposure is the
- Identifying a hazardous material through the human senses may
- Methamphetamine is manufactured by converting
- Class 7 (of hazardous materials)
- Use caution when making contact with
- Weaponized forms of __________ can be introduced to the body through ingestion, inhalation, or absorption. Symptoms include difficulty seeing, speaking, and swallowing and having double vision, drooping eyelids, slurred speech, dry mouth, and muscle weakness. These symptoms occur within 12 to 80 hours of exposure.
- Dynamite, black powder, and small arms ammunition belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- A meth lab can be as small as a
- In the __________ phase (in the termination process of a hazmat incident), the agency's goal is to review any weaknesses and implement any additional or corrective training, as necessary.
- Class 6 (of hazardous materials)
- Class 3 (of hazardous materials)
- The observation of "pre-cursors", or materials used, may be an
- Class 5 (of hazardous materials)
- A key indicator of exposure to __________ agents is the delayed onset of symptoms. Symptoms may appear within a few hours, or may develop over a period of days.
- Officers should be aware of the toxic nature of discarded byproducts of the
- The protective __________ distance is information (in the evacuation subsection of the ERG) that gives information about how far people should stay away from a spill.
- Identify commonly found materials used in the manufacturing process of methamphetamine.
- Symptoms of __________ exposure to chemicals (used in chemical suicide) include headaches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, coughing, and difficulty breathing.
- Use of chemical weapons can result in the
- After an incubation period of seven to seventeen days (with __________), symptoms such as a pox-like rash, raised bumps, fever, muscle rigidity, shivering, malaise, headaches, and vomiting occur.
- According to the NFPA's 704 marking system, the color red indicates __________.
- Meth labs can be
- Molten sulfur, PCBs (poly-chlorinated biphenyls), and hazardous waste belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- What are common methods used in the manufacturing process of methamphetamine?
- Emergency responders should consider all explosives to be
- Symptoms to exposure of __________ agents (which are examples of __________ weapons) include blurred vision, uncontrolled twitching, convulsions, seizures, or respiratory distress.
- Dangerous chemicals used in the manufacturing process of methamphetamine can be found anywhere in a
- An officer should __________ a hazmat area if the incident is going to last for an extended period or could potentially cause a fire or explosion.
- Resources that help an officer make sound decisions (regarding a hazardous materials response) include the agency's ERP and standard operating procedures (SOP), and the __________.
- __________ weapons contain living organisms and are unpredictable and uncontrollable when released.
- Officers should not attempt to enter the area of a
- Use of chemical weapons can result in
- Nuclear waste, radioactive medical materials, and X-ray equipment belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- __________ is a highly toxic poison found in seeds of the castor bean plant. The primary routes of exposure to it are ingestion and inhalation.
- When an incident involves a meth lab, the officer should
- According to the NFPA's 704 marking system, the color blue indicates __________.
- Do not allow anyone or anything to leave a potential hazmat area without
- Which is NOT a subsection of the Emergency Response section in the ERG?
- Class 2 (of hazardous materials)
- In each area of facility markings, a number from 0 to 4 indicates the material's relative hazard, in which a 4 indicates the
- The __________ subsection (in the Public Safety section of the ERG) identifies what officers must do immediately when called to a scene, such as activate agency emergency response plans and ensure help is on the way.
- Acids, solvents, or other materials that may cause irreversible damage to human tissues belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- First responders to a biological incident may
- The __________ has developed a standard facility marking system called the 704 system. Placed on structures or storage facilities' exteriors, the large, diamond-shaped symbol indicates products stored.
- Class 9 (of hazardous materials)
- Commercial vehicle operators are required to carry documents, commonly referred to as
- Ingredients used to produce methamphetamine are
- DOT has established the United Nations/North American (UN/NA) __________- digit numbering system to identify materials.
- MSDS are required to
- According to the NFPA's 704 marking system, the color white indicates __________.
- __________ is a naturally occurring bacterium. The primary routes of exposure to it are skin exposure and inhalation. If exposure occurs through the skin, symptoms include a rash and lesions that begin small but grow over a period of days. If it is inhaled, flu-like symptoms, such as respiratory distress, vomiting, and fever, occur several days after exposure.
- Locations where methamphetamine is manufactured are known as __________ labs; these are not scientific laboratories in the traditional sense.
- One example of a facility document (which outlines the type of hazardous materials stored or manufactured on site) is the __________.
- If an officer suspects a meth lab is present, he or she should
- Symptoms of __________ exposure to chemicals (used in chemical suicide) include severe respiratory irritation, severe eye irritation, convulsions, coma, and death.
- Magnesium, sulfur, and calcium carbide belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- According to the NFPA's 704 marking system, the color yellow indicates __________.
- indicators of a chemical suicide?
- What are the objectives for approaching a potential hazmat situation?
- Fire creates the potential for an explosion or a(n) __________.
- __________ is a contagious infectious disease that can be transmitted by prolonged face-to-face contact with an infected person, direct contact with infected bodily fluids, and direct contact with infected objects such as clothes.
- Bromine or calcium hypochlorite (bleach) belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- A chemical suicide situation should follow the
- During the on-scene debriefing process (of a hazardous materials incident), what advisements should officers give to all responders?
- Do not allow the removal of any items prior to
- When an incident involves a meth lab, the occupants should
- Symptoms of exposure to __________ agents (which are examples of __________ weapons) include respiratory distress, burning of the lungs and airways, choking, and coughing.
- Meth labs may have surrounding areas of
- At a hazardous materials incident, what should an officer advise other responders about?
- Class 8 (of hazardous materials)
- Sight and sound are considered __________ identify a hazardous material.
- Colors of placards and labels help
- What are some possible indicators of a biological agents?
- Acetylene, hydrogen, and anhydrous ammonia belong in Class __________ (of hazardous materials).
- __________ exposure to chemicals (used in chemical suicide) can irritate the eyes, nose, and throat.
- Always use caution when encountering a
- Recommendations about protective action distances (for a hazmat incident) depend on the
- Smell, touch, and taste are considered __________ identify a hazardous material.
- Class 4 (of hazardous materials)
- Examples of __________ WMD include nerve agents, such as sarin, and choking agents, such as chlorine.
- An officer may be able to identify a material using the ERG by finding any one of the following: the __________ digit number on the placard or orange panel on the container, or by the __________ or __________ of the material on the shipping papers or packaging.
- When a person inhales __________, symptoms begin 18-24 hours after exposure and include fever, chest tightness, cough, nausea, and joint pain. Severe respiratory distress and death can occur in 36-72 hours.
- Symptoms of exposure to chemical suicide can
- The __________ purpose is to aid in the identification of materials, outline basic actions for first responders, recommend areas of protective action, and give responders an initial safety plan.
- During the __________ phase (in the termination process of a hazmat incident), officers provide information on operational strengths and weaknesses.
- Awareness-level responders should avoid direct contact with people who present a
- a OSHA
- b shipping papers, that list the contents of their shipment.
- c 7
- d four, name, number
- e home, vehicle, vessel, shed, motel, or other location.
- f 8
- g contamination of water sources.
- h abandoned spray or dispersion devices
unusual numbers of sick or dying people or animals
an unusually high prevalence of respiratory involvement in diseases that typically cause a non-pulmonary syndrome
abnormal swarms of insects
written or verbal threats
casualty distribution aligned with wind direction
unscheduled or unusual spraying or fogging
the appearance of containers from laboratory or biological supply houses or biohazard cultures
unexplained damage and ruin to crops and agricultural products
- i 5
- j leave the premises immediately after evacuating the occupants.
- k booby-trapped.
- l methamphetamine manufacturing process.
- m moderate
- n Public Safety
- o decontamination of a meth incident.
- p sent for medical evaluation.
- q notification
- r the materials to which they have been exposed
signs and symptoms of overexposure
who to contact if they notice signs or symptoms of exposure
- s small/large
- t needed resources
guide page to use
any actions taken
the amount of materials
safe approach information
- u rapid onset of symptoms, which can be present within minutes or hours.
- v chemical
- w 3
- x bleach
camp stove fuels
- y soda bottle or as large as a warehouse.
- z Mild
- aa Ricin
- ab vary widely depending on the degree of the contamination.
- ac meth lab or suspected meth lab.
- ad gases
- ae chemical suicide are present.
- af typically flammable, volatile chemicals under pressure or in the process of being heated.
- ag protective clothing
- ah chemicals.
- ai the red phosphorous method
the one pot "Shake and Bake" method
the "Nazi" (anhydrous ammonia) method
- aj after-action analysis
- ak nerve/chemical
- al pseudoephedrine or ephedrine through a simple chemical process.
- am incident critique
- an health hazards
- ao explosives
- ap identify a material's hazard classification.
- aq four
- ar 1
- as smallpox
- at the destruction of food crops.
the death of animals.
- au National Fire Protection Association
- av indicator that a meth lab exists.
- aw place you at an unacceptable risk for exposure.
- ax toxic materials and infectious substances
- ay be evacuated.
- az chemical suicide incident.
- ba ricin
- bb Keep people away from the scene.
Ensure that people are upwind and out of low-lying areas.
Isolate the area without entering it.
- bc any person exposed to a meth lab.
- bd high
- be MSDS
- bf "high risk" and should never be used to
- bg miscellaneous dangerous goods
- bh rotten eggs or cat urine.
- bi Biological
- bj action
- bk spill's size, weather conditions, and time of day.
- bl evacuate
- bm isolates/evacuate
- bn procedures for a hazmat response, including establishing a safe perimeter.
- bo evaluation for decontamination by properly protected, qualified personnel.
- bp ERG
- bq 6
- br significant risk of secondary contamination, due to hazardous materials.
- bs Smallpox
- bt Anthrax
- bu BLEVE
- bv 9
- bw a vehicle's inside door handles removed
a bag over the subject's head
household cleaning or pesticide containers
warning sign(s) taped to doors or windows
tape or towels sealing a door or air vents
yellow-green or white residue on vehicle seats, dashboard, or windows
buckets for mixing chemicals
unusual odors such as rotten eggs, sulfur, or burnt almonds
an unresponsive or sleeping person in a vehicle
pennies in the area tarnished with residue
suicide note inside the vehicle
- bx other (provides information on any special hazards of the material)
- by extreme hazards when they are involved in or near a fire
- bz ERG's
- ca 2
- cb flammable solids
- cc Evacuation
- cd choking/chemical
- ce radioactive substances
- cf meth
- cg flammability hazards
- ch "low risk" and can help officers
- ci biological
- cj botulinum toxin
- ck dead vegetation.
- cl reactivity
- cm highest hazard.
- cn avoid inhaling fumes.
avoid turning anything on or off.
- co displayed in facilities where a hazardous substance is stored, manufactured, or used in the workplace.
- cp 4
- cq unknowingly become carriers and spread the agent before symptoms are present.
- cr Chemical
- cs oxidizers and organic peroxides
- ct corrosive substances
- cu flammable liquids (and combustible liquids)