Hazmat Flashcards

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When transporting chlorine in cargo tanks, you must have?
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an approved gas mask, an emergency kit for controlling leaks in fittings on the dome cover plate.
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If the word \”Forbidden\” appears in the hazard class column of the entry in the hazardous materials tablet
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a common carrier must never transport the material.
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when handling packages of explosives, you must:
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never use hooks or other metal tools.
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Your vehicle contains explosives, oxidizers, or flammables. No one may smoke within ____ feet of the vehicle.
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Who is responsible for safely transporting a hazardous material shipment without delay and keeping the shipping papers in the right place?
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The Driver
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A railroad crossing is ahead o you and you are hauling hazardous material. When you stop for the crossing, you can stop as far away as ___ feet from the nearest rail.
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50
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The basic description of a hazardous material includes the hazard class, the identification number, and the proper shipping name. Which one must appear first on the shipping paper?
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The proper shipping name
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Class A explosives must not be transported in a combination vehicle if it includes:
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a placarded cargo tank.
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You find an overheated tire during an enroute inspection, if you are hauling hazardous materials, you must:
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cool the tire. then check it ,check it every 2 hours
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The power unit of a placarded vehicle must have a fire extinguisher with a UL rating of ___ B C or more.
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10
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If you need to placard a vehicle for hazardous materials, at least how many placards will you need?
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4
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A dated certificate of radioactive materials training must be:
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carried by the driver.
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A property prepared Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest:
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must be signed and carried by anyone transporting a hazardous waste.
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With most hazardous materials, you may park within 5 feet of the road briefly. If you work requires it. The materials which are the exception and do not allow parking this close to the road are?
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explosives A and B
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You have a vehicle without racks to hold cylinders of compressed gas. You may load such cylinders only If they are:
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loaded upright or braced laying down flat
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Who is responsible for finding out what permits or special routes you will need to haul hazardous materials?
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The driver.
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If you are in an accident involving hazardous materials you should:
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keep all people far away and up wind of the accident.
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The Intent of the Hazardous Materials regulations has three parts:
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to communicate the risk.
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You are behind the wheel of a truck carrying a hazardous material shipment. The shipping papers must be in a pouch on the drivers door or in:
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clear view within your reach
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To find out if a shipment includes hazardous material you should:
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look at the shipping paper.
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A vehicle contains 500 pounds each of explosives A and B. You must use:
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\”Explosives A\” placards.
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An \”X\” in the HM column of a shipping paper entry means that:
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the entry Is for hazardous Materials
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Which of the following must drivers have in their possession while transporting A or B explosives?
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The written route plan
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The total transport index of all radioactive materials packages in a single vehicle must not exceed.
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Who is responsible for checking that the shipper correctly named, labeled, and marked a hazardous materials shipment?
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Carrier
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If there is an RQ before or after an item description on the shipping paper, it means the:
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carrier must report a spill of this material
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You need to warn of a stopped vehicle which has a tank used for flammable liquids or gases. You may use:
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reflective triangle
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You have hazardous material leaking from a container but not spilling from the vehicle. Drive to the closest area where you can get help:
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and call emergency personnel if they are needed.
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You must briefly leave your placarded vehicle (no explosives) on a public roadway. The person who watches you vehicle should be:
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awake and able to move the vehicle if needed. someone who knows what to do in an emergency, on the vehicles or withing 100 feet of the vehicle and have it within clear view.
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You have loaded a hazardous material into a cargo tank. What must you do before you move the vehicle?
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Close all manholes and valves, be sure they are free of leaks.
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A hazard class name or Id number may not be used to described a:
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non-hazardous material
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There are two lists that drivers, shippers, and carriers, use to find out if a material is a regulated product. One of these lists is the:
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List of Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities.
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No one may smoke around any vehicle being loaded or unloaded with
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flammables, oxidizers, explosives.
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Only one of these shipping paper descriptions for a hazardous material is in the right order. Which one is it?
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Hydrogen Bromide, Non-flammable gas, UN 1048
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A vehicle carrying explosives has crashed with another vehicle. you should not pull them apart until
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the explosives have been placed at least 200 feet away from the vehicles and occupied buildings.
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You may not park a vehicle carrying hazardous material within __ feet of an open fire.
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300
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Before loading or unloading any explosive, check the cargo space for:
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A cargo heater that could start, sharp points that might damage the cargo, loose floor boards or plates.
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The transport index of radioactive material:
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tells the degree of control needed during transportation
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When hauling hazardous materials, you must stop your vehicle and check any dual tires at least every __ whichever is less.
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2 hours or 100 miles
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You are transporting hazardous materials. When you are not behind the wheel, the shipping papers must be on the drivers seat or:
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in the driver’s door pouch.
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If hazardous material is spilling from you vehicle, do not move you vehicle:
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any more than 500 feet, in an upwind direction, off of the roadway
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The hazard class of a two liter bottle of material is \”flammable liquid\”. If the description also says \” poison inhalation hazard\” you should:
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placard the vehicle with both the \”poison\” and hazard class placards.
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You are going to be hauling hazardous material over a route you do not know very well. When should you check the route and permits needed for the trip?
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Before starting the trip
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Carriers must give each driver who transports Class A or B explosives:
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a copy of FMCSR part 397
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You should stop before crossing a railroad grade if your vehicle is carrying __ of chlorine.
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any amount.
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You are hauling hazardous materials and you find that one of you tires is knocking. You must:
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stop at the nearest safe place and fix it.
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When shippers package hazardous materials, they must certify that this was done according to the regulations. The only exception is when:
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the shipper is private carrier carrying their own product.
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When fueling a placarded vehicle, someone must always be:
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at the nozzle, controlling the fuel flow.
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Animal and human food stuffs should not be loaded in the same vehicle with.
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poisons
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A driver who transports route controlled radioactive material must have had special training by the carrier within the last __ year(s)
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2
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Whenever your vehicle is placarded, do not drive near open fire unless you:
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can safely pass the fire without stopping.

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