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  1. Location___ refers to an area and its use, for example, industrial
    parks, business districts, agricultural areas, and residential neighborhoods.

          

  2. Chemical suicide___ is a method of committing
    suicide by mixing two or more easily acquired chemicals, commonly an acid and a base.

          

  3. United Nations/North American (UN/NA)DOT has established the ___ four-digit numbering system to identify
    materials.

          

  4. FireThere is usually a direct correlation between the ___ of the container and the ___ of the affected geographical
    area.

          

  5. Smell; Touch; Taste___, ___, and ___ are considered "high risk" and should never be used to identify a hazardous material.

          

  6. ReactivityThe diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: Yellow means ___.

          

  7. ...These appear on all ___ sides of a vehicle, railcar, or other large container, and on the individual packages of the material.

          

  8. Isolation___ is the ability to deny or restrict access to the involved area and remove uninjured and uncontaminated people from that area.

          

  9. Operational RoleAt 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.

          

  10. ProtectionWhen 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.

          

  11. Flammable SolidsSome examples of ___ are magnesium, sulfur, and calcium carbide.

          

  12. Meth Labs____ 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.

          

  13. Victim Collection Points (VCPs)____ of anthrax has a very high mortality rate, while ____ to anthrax has a high rate of survival.

          

  14. Blue; Yellow; OrangeThe ___ 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.

          

  15. Dirty Bombs___ are a special class of suspicious items. These could be delivered by the United States Postal Service, a commercial delivery service, or by hand.

          

  16. 4There are ___ common classes of hazardous materials as defined by the DOT.

          

  17. Inhalation; Skin ExposureAnything 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.

          

  18. Hazardous Material___ is any substance or material that when released may cause harm, serious injury, or death to humans or animals, or harm the environment.

          

  19. SizeThere are ___ levels of training for response to hazardous materials.

          

  20. Standard of CareAnything 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.

          

  21. MildSymptoms 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.

          

  22. CrosswindSymptoms 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.

          

  23. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)___ requires most
    vehicles transporting hazardous materials to display placards that describe the class of
    hazardous materials on board.

          

  24. MethamphetamineLocations where methamphetamine is manufactured are known as ___; these are not scientific laboratories in the traditional sense.

          

  25. Radioactive SubstancesClass 7 is ___.

          

  26. YourselfPatrol officers are typically trained to respond at the awareness level and have only ___ responsibilities or goals, sometimes abbreviated as RIP-NOT.

          

  27. Flammable Liquids/ Combustible LiquidsSome examples of ___ are magnesium, sulfur, and calcium carbide.

          

  28. Flammable SolidsLocations where methamphetamine is manufactured are known as ___; these are not scientific laboratories in the traditional sense.

          

  29. ColorsPatrol officers are typically trained to respond at the awareness level and have only ___ responsibilities or goals, sometimes abbreviated as RIP-NOT.

          

  30. Hazardous Materials Specialist____ 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.

          

  31. Direct ContaminationPrevent ___ by avoiding contact with the product and its gases, vapors, or smoke.

          

  32. Hydrogen Sulfide; Hydrogen CyanideThere are multiple
    methods of chemical suicide; the most common include ___ and ___.

          

  33. Flammable Liquids/ Combustible LiquidsSome examples of ___ are gasoline, diesel fuel, and acetone.

          

  34. 3The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into ____ segments that indicate the risks.

          

  35. Emergency Response Plan (ERP)An ___ is defined as a written plan that describes the actions that an organization would take in response to various major events.

          

  36. Mail Bombs____ 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.

          

  37. Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor ExplosionClass 5 is ___.

          

  38. Recognize; IdentifyDirty bombs require a ___ and ___ mechanism, these pieces may be present at the scene of an explosion.

          

  39. Corrosive SubstancesMaterials in this category include acids, solvents, or other materials that may cause irreversible damage to human tissues.

          

  40. Industrial___ 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.

          

  41. Flammability hazardsThe diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: Red means ___.

          

  42. Table of Initial
    Isolation
    WMD stands for ___.

          

  43. Weapons of Mass DestructionWMD stands for ___.

          

  44. Columbine High SchoolClass 8 is ___.

          

  45. Two or MoreAnything 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.

          

  46. Incendiary Devices___ are designed to start fires, destroy property, and harm people.

          

  47. Mass MurderAn active shooter's objective is that of ___, rather than committing traditional criminal acts, such as robbery or hostage-taking.

          

  48. Calcium HypochloriteBleach is also known as ___.

          

  49. Active ShooterThe 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.

          

  50. Emergency Response GuidebookThe ___ is composed of color-coded sections.

          

  51. FBIStopped on Pg. 412

          

  52. Pre-OperationalHistorically, 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.

          

  53. RicinThere is usually a direct correlation between the ___ of the container and the ___ of the affected geographical
    area.

          

  54. Smallpox____ 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.

          

  55. Shelter-in-placeApproximately 95 percent of active shooters have historically been ___ and typically work ___.

          

  56. Portable; Fixed; TransportationThe main types of containers are ___, ___, and ___.

          

  57. WeaponizedSome examples of ___ materials are dynamite, black powder, and
    small arms ammunition.

          

  58. Shipping papersCommercial 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.

          

  59. Miscellaneous Dangerous Goods___ is any substance or material that when released may cause harm, serious injury, or death to humans or animals, or harm the environment.

          

  60. Debriefing; DocumentationMost incidents require some degree of ___ or ___ when they are over.

          

  61. First-degree___ involves ensuring the safety of the officer and the public through personal protective equipment and the evacuation of nearby structures.

          

  62. Toxic Materials and Infectious SubstanceThis category includes nuclear waste, radioactive medical materials, and X-ray equipment.

          

  63. Facility documents____ 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.

          

  64. Acid; BaseLocations where methamphetamine is manufactured are known as ___; these are not scientific laboratories in the traditional sense.

          

  65. The National Fire Protection AssociationNFPA stands for ___.

          

  66. Upwind; Uphill; Upstream___, ___, and ___ are considered "high risk" and should never be used to identify a hazardous material.

          

  67. Hazardous Materials Technician___ is any substance or material that when released may cause harm, serious injury, or death to humans or animals, or harm the environment.

          

  68. Industrial; WeaponizedCBRNE chemical threats include both ___ chemical hazards as well as ___ chemical hazards.

          

  69. TwiceActive shooter incidents happen in the workplace nearly ___ as often as in schools but can occur anywhere.

          

  70. Other (provides information on any special hazards of the material)NFPA stands for ___.

          

  71. Dirty Bombs___ are a special class of suspicious items. These could be delivered by the United States Postal Service, a commercial delivery service, or by hand.

          

  72. The ignition source; The combustible filler material; A housing/containerThese 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.

          

  73. ShapeMost materials can be identified from a ___ distance.

          

  74. FourPatrol officers are typically trained to respond at the awareness level and have only ___ responsibilities or goals, sometimes abbreviated as RIP-NOT.

          

  75. Radioactive SubstancesThis category includes nuclear waste, radioactive medical materials, and X-ray equipment.

          

  76. 704 SystemThe National Fire Protection Association has developed a standard facility marking system called the
    ___.

          

  77. 9These appear on all ___ sides of a vehicle, railcar, or other large container, and on the individual packages of the material.

          

  78. 0; 4In each area, a number from ___ to ___ indicates the material's relative hazard with ___ indicating no hazard and ___ indicating the highest hazard.

          

  79. Second-degreeSymptoms 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.

          

  80. Commercial vehicle operators___ is a method of committing
    suicide by mixing two or more easily acquired chemicals, commonly an acid and a base.

          

  81. 95Approximately ___ percent of active shooters have historically been males and typically work alone.

          

  82. SafeThe ___ of the container involved in the hazmat incident can provide useful
    information regarding the type of hazard involved.

          

  83. Detergent SuicideWhen securing the scene, priority should be given to preventing additional people from ___ the area rather than preventing victims from ___.

          

  84. Travel; Safety KitIn the event of a natural disaster be sure that you have prepared a ___ and ___.

          

  85. Material Safety Data Sheet___ are required by law in many areas and outline the type of hazardous materials stored or
    manufactured on site.

          

  86. Awareness RoleFirst 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.

          

  87. ExplosivesThere are ___ levels of training for response to hazardous materials.

          

  88. Gases___ creates the potential for an explosion or a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion
    (BLEVE).

          

  89. Radiation Dispersal Devices___ are designed to start fires, destroy property, and harm people.

          

  90. Oxidizers and Organic PeroxidesChemical suicide is also known as ____.

          

  91. Gases___ may be flammable, non-flammable, poisonous, or corrosive.

          

  92. Anthrax; Ricin; Smallpox; BotulinumThe most common examples of biological weapons include ___, ___, ___, and ___.

          

  93. Health hazardsThe diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: Red means ___.

          

  94. Miscellaneous Dangerous GoodsThe main objective of a law enforcement response to an active shooter incident has changed since the attacks at ___ in 1999.

          

  95. ExplosivesThere is usually a direct correlation between the ___ of the container and the ___ of the affected geographical
    area.

          

  96. Corrosive SubstancesClass 1 is ___.

          

  97. AnthraxClass 2 is ___.

          

  98. Render AssistanceMaterials in this category include acids, solvents, or other materials that may cause irreversible damage to human tissues.

          

  99. Explosives___ chemical hazards are usually
    associated with acts of terrorism or war.

          

  100. Oxidizers and Organic PeroxidesMaterials such as ___ and ___ cannot use the "DANGEROUS" placard.

          

  101. CBRNEThe ___ 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.

          

  102. Secondary ContaminationMost incidents require some degree of ___ or ___ when they are over.

          

  103. • Recognition and identification
    • Isolation
    • Protection
    • Notification
    RIP-NOT stands for ___.

          

  104. Casing; DetonationDirty bombs require a ___ and ___ mechanism, these pieces may be present at the scene of an explosion.

          

  105. Gases___ creates the potential for an explosion or a boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion
    (BLEVE).

          

  106. CiviliansTerrorists use weapons of mass destruction on ___ as a primary means of achieving their goals.

          

  107. Males; AloneApproximately 95 percent of active shooters have historically been ___ and typically work ___.

          

  108. Emergency Response GuidebookThe ___ 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.

          

  109. 4Incendiary devices consist of a minimum of ___ components.

          

  110. Material Safety Data Sheet____ are required to be displayed in facilities where a hazardous substance is stored, manufactured, or used in the workplace.

          

  111. FiveThere are ___ levels of training for response to hazardous materials.

          

  112. "Shake and Bake" method, the red phosphorous method, and the "Nazi" (anhydrous
    ammonia) method.
    The diamond-shaped symbol is divided into four segments that indicate the following risks: White means ___.

          

  113. Explosives and Toxic GasesMaterials in this category include acids, solvents, or other materials that may cause irreversible damage to human tissues.

          

  114. Nuclear WeaponLocations where methamphetamine is manufactured are known as ___; these are not scientific laboratories in the traditional sense.

          

  115. OccupancyThe ___ of the container involved in the hazmat incident can provide useful
    information regarding the type of hazard involved.

          

  116. Second-degreeUnder 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.

          

  117. Moderate___ of placards and labels also help identify a material's hazard classification.

          

  118. Botulinum (botulism)____ 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.

          

  119. Incident Command SystemICS stands for ___.

          

  120. National Incident Management SystemNIMS stands for ___.

          

  121. Fire; Spill or Leak; and First AidYour secondary responsibility is to protect ___ and ___.

          

  122. Sight; Sound____ 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.

          

  123. Flammable SolidsThese 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.

          

  124. Plain LanguageCommunication should be conducted in ___ as different agencies may use different radio codes.

          

  125. Toxic Materials and Infectious SubstanceThese 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.

          

  126. • Chemical
    • Biological
    • Radiological
    • Nuclear
    • Explosives
    The evacuation subsection also
    gives information about how far people should stay from a spill, also known as the ___.

          

  127. Hazardous Materials Incident CommanderThese 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.

          

  128. Flammable Liquids/ Combustible LiquidsClass 3 is ___.

          

  129. Notification___ involves ensuring the safety of the officer and the public through personal protective equipment and the evacuation of nearby structures.

          

  130. Vehicle-borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED)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.

          

  131. The Environmental Protection Agency____ 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.

          

  132. ERP; SOP; ERGClass 1 is ___.

          

  133. Federal Emergency Management AgencyFEMA stands for ___.

          

  134. Law enforcement officers___ are likely to be the first to arrive at the scene of an emergency involving weapons of mass destruction or hazardous materials.

          

  135. Other People; PropertyAt 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.

          

  136. Miscellaneous Dangerous GoodsNot belonging to Classes 1-8, these hazardous materials are subject to DOT regulations on transportation.

          

  137. Improvised Explosive Device (IED)An ___ is a homemade bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than conventional military action and can be made from commercially available materials.

          

  138. Entering; ExitingWhen securing the scene, priority should be given to preventing additional people from ___ the area rather than preventing victims from ___.

          

  139. Protective Action
    Distance
    The evacuation subsection also
    gives information about how far people should stay from a spill, also known as the ___.

          

  140. RicinActive shooter incidents happen in the workplace nearly ___ as often as in schools but can occur anywhere.

          

  141. Occupational Safety and Health Administration____ are required to be displayed in facilities where a hazardous substance is stored, manufactured, or used in the workplace.

          

  142. HighSymptoms 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.

          

  143. Oxidizers and Organic PeroxidesClass 5 is ___.

          

  144. Placards; LabelsCertain regulations govern the use of ___ or ___ on vehicles and facilities that
    store hazardous materials.