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  1. ___ may be flammable, non-flammable, poisonous, or corrosive.
  2. ____ are required to be displayed in facilities where a hazardous substance is stored, manufactured, or used in the workplace.
  3. NIMS stands for ___.
  4. ___ is defined as taking immediate shelter in a readily accessible location or remaining inside a structure to prevent exposure to a dangerous situation that exists outside of the structure.
  5. ____ are traditional bombs with radioactive materials loaded into the casing. They are not considered nuclear weapons because they do not contain the same explosive power and their radiation is preloaded, whereas nuclear weapons create radioactivity upon detonation.
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  7. Some examples of ___ are molten sulfur, PCBs (poly-chlorinated biphenyls), and hazardous waste.
  8. The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: Blue means ___.
  9. Prevent ___ resulting from contact with items or people who have not been properly decontaminated.
  10. ___ involves ensuring the safety of the officer and the public through personal protective equipment and the evacuation of nearby structures.
  11. Class 9 is ___.
  12. ____ requires all pesticides and some other chemical substances to
    display warning labels on the exterior of the container to provide awareness of the harmful contents.
  13. An active shooter's objective is that of ___, rather than committing traditional criminal acts, such as robbery or hostage-taking.
  14. Communication should be conducted in ___ as different agencies may use different radio codes.
  15. ___ is any substance or material that when released may cause harm, serious injury, or death to humans or animals, or harm the environment.
  16. Most incidents require some degree of ___ or ___ when they are over.
  17. This category includes nuclear waste, radioactive medical materials, and X-ray equipment.
  18. These responders take offensive action to control a spill or leak. They assume a more aggressive role than a first responder at the operations level in that they will approach the point of release in order to plug, patch or otherwise stop the release of a hazardous substance.
  19. There are ___ levels of training for response to hazardous materials.
  20. Incendiary devices consist of a minimum of ___ components.
  21. These materials are neither liquid nor gas and burn in the presence of an ignition source. Some ignite
    spontaneously or in the presence of heat or friction. Others are dangerous when wet.
  22. ____ are required to carry documents that list the contents of their shipment.
  23. Symptoms of exposure to chemical suicide can vary widely depending on the degree of contamination. ___ exposure symptoms include severe respiratory irritation, severe eye irritation, convulsions, coma, and death.
  24. ____ have the expert knowledge to support the hazardous materials technician, but their duties require a more directed or specific knowledge of the various substances they may be called upon to contain. They also acts as the site liaison with federal, state, local and other government authorities in regards to site activities.
  25. At this level responders take defensive action to protect nearby people, property, or the environment from the effects of the release. They are trained to respond in a defensive fashion without actually trying to stop the release. Their function is to contain the release from a safe distance, keep it from spreading, and prevent exposures.
  26. Officers must be able to ___ that an incident involves WMD or hazardous materials and, if possible, ___ the materials involved.
  27. ___ are a special class of suspicious items. These could be delivered by the United States Postal Service, a commercial delivery service, or by hand.
  28. ____ of anthrax has a very high mortality rate, while ____ to anthrax has a high rate of survival.
  29. ___ refers to an area and its use, for example, industrial
    parks, business districts, agricultural areas, and residential neighborhoods.
  30. ___ chemical hazards are typically encountered in hazardous materials release incidents, such as accidents involving tanker or semi-trucks, railroad cars, gasoline stations, and manufacturing plants.
  31. The level of competency expected or required during the performance
    of this duty is called the ___.
  32. The main types of containers are ___, ___, and ___.
  33. ____ 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 it is ingested, symptoms begin within a few hours; they include abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea.
  34. Contaminated and uncontaminated people should be kept separated to avoid the spread of contamination. These areas are called ___ and can be designated once a preliminary perimeter has been established.
  35. It is a ___ felony for a person to make a false report concerning the placing or planting of a weapon of mass
    destruction under s. 790.163, F.S.
  36. OSHA stands for ___.
  37. Examples of ___ include
    bromine or calcium hypochlorite (bleach).
  38. In each area, a number from ___ to ___ indicates the material's relative hazard with ___ indicating no hazard and ___ indicating the highest hazard.
  39. The Emergency Response has three subsections: ___, ___, and ___.
  40. Some examples of ___ are gasoline, diesel fuel, and acetone.
  41. RIP-NOT stands for ___.
  42. Approach the incident cautiously from an ___, ___, or ___ position until you can safely identify and assess the CBRNE situation.
  43. The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: White means ___.
  44. Materials such as ___ and ___ cannot use the "DANGEROUS" placard.
  45. CBRNE stands for ___.
  46. There are multiple
    methods of chemical suicide; the most common include ___ and ___.
  47. It is a ___ felony to unlawfully manufacture, possess, sell, deliver, send, mail, display, use, threaten to use, attempt to use, conspire to use, or make readily accessible to others a "weapon of mass destruction" under s. 790.166, F.S.
  48. Chemical suicide is a method of committing
    suicide by mixing two or more easily acquired chemicals, commonly an ___ and a ___.
  49. ___ are primarily intended to inflict psychological panic more than physical harm.
  50. These materials may cause spontaneous combustion or increase the intensity of a fire.
  51. Your secondary responsibility is to protect ___ and ___.
  52. ____ is extremely toxic. Weaponized forms of it 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.
  53. Prevent ___ by avoiding contact with the product and its gases, vapors, or smoke.
  54. The FBI defines an ___ as one or more individuals participating in a random or systematic killing spree demonstrating their intent to harm others with a firearm.
  55. A ___ derives its destructive power from an uncontrolled nuclear reaction.
  56. Patrol officers are typically trained to respond at the awareness level and have only ___ responsibilities or goals, sometimes abbreviated as RIP-NOT.
  57. ___ are likely to be the first to arrive at the scene of an emergency involving weapons of mass destruction or hazardous materials.
  58. Class 3 is ___.
  59. ___ are required by law in many areas and outline the type of hazardous materials stored or
    manufactured on site.
  60. Class 5 is ___.
  61. ___ are designed to start fires, destroy property, and harm people.
  62. A law enforcement officer is expected to ___ in a hazmat situation.
  63. FEMA stands for ___.
  64. Class 1 is ___.
  65. ICS stands for ___.
  66. Class 7 is ___.
  67. ____ 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. After an incubation period of seven to seventeen days, symptoms such as a pox-like rash, raised bumps, fever, muscle rigidity, shivering, malaise, headaches, and vomiting occur.
  68. Approximately ___ percent of active shooters have historically been males and typically work alone.
  69. Symptoms of exposure to chemical suicide can vary widely depending on the degree of contamination. ___ exposure to such chemicals can irritate the eyes, nose, and throat.
  70. ___ chemical hazards are usually
    associated with acts of terrorism or war.
  71. ___ are materials that are neither solid nor liquid at ordinary temperatures; they are contained under pressure.
  72. The National Fire Protection Association has developed a standard facility marking system called the
    ___.
  73. Under s. 790.166, F.S., it is a ____ felony to unlawfully manufacture, possess, sell, deliver, mail, send, display, use, threaten to use, attempt to use, conspire to use, or make readily accessible to others a "hoax weapon of mass destruction," which is defined as any device or object that by its design, construction, content, or characteristics appears to be, or is falsely represented to be, an actual weapon of mass destruction.
  74. A motor vehicle used as a bomb is referred to as a ___. They can be very powerful and dangerous. They are capable of carrying extremely large amounts of explosives.
  75. Some examples of ___ are magnesium, sulfur, and calcium carbide.
  76. Historically, terrorists conduct ___ surveillance before executing an attack. This surveillance can take many forms, such as videotaping a potential target location, sketching floor plans, photographing structural features, and taking notes on security measures.
  77. The ___ of the container involved in the hazmat incident can provide useful
    information regarding the type of hazard involved.
  78. Class 6 is ___.
  79. The ___ and ___ sections of the ERG help the officer identify the material while the ___ section provides response guidelines related to Potential Hazards, Public Safety, and Emergency Response.
  80. An ___ is a homemade bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than conventional military action and can be made from commercially available materials.
  81. ____ is a naturally occurring bacterium. The primary routes of exposure to ___ 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.
  82. ___ requires most
    vehicles transporting hazardous materials to display placards that describe the class of
    hazardous materials on board.
  83. Bleach is also known as ___.
  84. Active shooter incidents happen in the workplace nearly ___ as often as in schools but can occur anywhere.
  85. The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: Red means ___.
  86. Symptoms of exposure to chemical suicide can vary widely depending on the degree of contamination. Symptoms of ___ exposure include headaches, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, coughing, and difficulty breathing.
  87. The components of incendiary devices are ___, ___, and ___.
  88. These appear on all ___ sides of a vehicle, railcar, or other large container, and on the individual packages of the material.
  89. In the event of a natural disaster be sure that you have prepared a ___ and ___.
  90. Your first responsibility in a CBRNE situation is to protect ___.
  91. Some examples of ___ materials are dynamite, black powder, and
    small arms ammunition.
  92. The ___ defines an active shooter as one or more individuals participating in a random or systematic killing spree demonstrating their intent to harm others with a firearm.
  93. ___ is manufactured by converting
    pseudoephedrine or ephedrine through a simple chemical process.
  94. ___ includes medical waste and biological hazards.
  95. Class 4 is ___.
  96. Not belonging to Classes 1-8, these hazardous materials are subject to DOT regulations on transportation.
  97. ___ are materials or devices designed to release energy very rapidly. Emergency responders should consider them to be extreme hazards when they are involved
    in or near a fire.
  98. The ___ is composed of color-coded sections.
  99. Dirty bombs require a ___ and ___ mechanism, these pieces may be present at the scene of an explosion.
  100. Locations where methamphetamine is manufactured are known as ___; these are not scientific laboratories in the traditional sense.
  101. CBRNE chemical threats include both ___ chemical hazards as well as ___ chemical hazards.
  102. ___ is the ability to deny or restrict access to the involved area and remove uninjured and uncontaminated people from that area.
  103. ___ refers to a structure and its use; some examples are manufacturing facilities, storage facilities, retail establishments, and residences.
  104. ___, ___, and ___ are considered "high risk" and should never be used to identify a hazardous material.
  105. The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: Yellow means ___.
  106. Common methods used in the manufacture of methamphetamine are the one pot ___, ___, and ___.
  107. MSDS stands for ___.
  108. Certain regulations govern the use of ___ or ___ on vehicles and facilities that
    store hazardous materials.
  109. Most materials can be identified from a ___ distance.
  110. Class 8 is ___.
  111. These individuals assume command of the incident above the level of the first responder; they are trained to
    implement the employer's emergency response plan. They understand the hazards and risks of employees working in chemical protective clothing, know how to implement local, state, and federal emergency response plans, and understand the importance of decontamination procedures.
  112. Class 2 is ___.
  113. Resources that help an officer make sound decisions include the agency's ___, ___, and the ___.
  114. ___ is a method of committing
    suicide by mixing two or more easily acquired chemicals, commonly an acid and a base.
  115. NFPA stands for ___.
  116. The main objective of a law enforcement response to an active shooter incident has changed since the attacks at ___ in 1999.
  117. The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into ____ segments that indicate the risks.
  118. If you cannot approach from upwind, your next choice is ___.
  119. If the material's entry in the index is highlighted, the officer should consult the ___ and Protective Action Distances.
  120. Approximately 95 percent of active shooters have historically been ___ and typically work ___.
  121. 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.
  122. 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.
  123. An ___ is defined as a written plan that describes the actions that an organization would take in response to various major events.
  124. DOT has established the ___ four-digit numbering system to identify
    materials.
  125. The most common examples of biological weapons include ___, ___, ___, and ___.
  126. First responders at the ___ level have been trained to initiate the emergency response sequence and notify authorities of the situation. They take no further action beyond notifying the authorities of the release.
  127. Commercial vehicle operators are required to carry documents that list the contents of their shipment. These documents are commonly referred to as ___ and serve as a valuable resource to help first responders identify the materials involved as well as the associated hazards and protective measures if exposures occur.
  128. Dirty bombs are also known as ___.
  129. Terrorists use weapons of mass destruction on ___ as a primary means of achieving their goals.
  130. ___ creates the potential for an explosion or a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion
    (BLEVE).
  131. Materials in this category include acids, solvents, or other materials that may cause irreversible damage to human tissues.
  132. There are ___ common classes of hazardous materials as defined by the DOT.
  133. There is usually a direct correlation between the ___ of the container and the ___ of the affected geographical
    area.
  134. These materials burn in the presence of an ignition source.
  135. ___ is an acronym commonly used to identify types of hazards that an officer may face either as part of an accidental release or intentional use of a weapon of mass destruction.
  136. Anything that holds ___ classes of hazardous materials must display the "DANGEROUS" placard and may use it instead of the specific placard for each class of material.
  137. ___ of placards and labels also help identify a material's hazard classification.
  138. WMD stands for ___.
  139. When securing the scene, priority should be given to preventing additional people from ___ the area rather than preventing victims from ___.
  140. ___ and ___ are considered "low risk" and can help officers identify a hazmat from a safe distance.
  141. BLEVE stands for ___.
  142. The fourth level is ___, in which the first responder informs the next level of responder as defined in the agency's Emergency Response Plan. The officer should maintain continuous communication with dispatch as the event unfolds. This ensures the proper resources are deployed.
  143. The evacuation subsection also
    gives information about how far people should stay from a spill, also known as the ___.
  144. Chemical suicide is also known as ____.