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31

What is usually associated with venting and involves the use of physical or chemical filters or control devices to "scrub" contaminants, particulates, or gases during normal or emergency process operations?

scrubbing

32

What is the controlled burning of a liquid or gas material to reduce or control pressure inside the tank, dispose of residual vapors, and/or to dispose of a product when transfer operations may be impractical?

flaring

33

What is used to gain access to bulk liquid or gas tanks, pipelines, or containers for the purpose of product removal?

hot tapping

34

What is a chemical method of containment whereby a liquid substance is chemically treated so that a solid material results?

solidification

35

What is a physical method of containment by which a hazardous material is placed in a chemically compatible container by simply vacuuming it up?

vacuuming

36

Which hazmat classes have historically produced the most injuries and fatalities to emergency responders and are encountered in virtually every plant and community?

Flammable liquids, gases, and reactive chemicals.

37

What are the most common hazard class encountered by emergency responders?

flammable liquids

38

What is the workhouse of flammable liquid firefighting?

Class B foam

39

What should be considered to be done when dealing with three-dimensional fires?

Be sure the fuel source can be shut off when the fire is extinguished.

40

What is a flammable and odorless gas and is methane in its liquid state?

Liquefied natural gas (LNG)