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What are the different hazard classes

1. Explosive
1.1 - Mass explosion hazard
1.2 - Projection hazard
1.3 - Fire Hazard with minor projection or blast hazard
1.4 - No significant hazard
1.5 - Very insensitive explosives with mass hazard
1.6 - Extreme insensitive articles with no mass hazard

2. Gases
2.1 - Flammable
2.2 - Non flammable, non-toxic
2.3 - Toxic

3. Flammable liquids

4. Flammable solids
4.1 - Self-reactive and solid desensitized explosives
4.2 - Liable to spontaneously combust
4.3 - When in contact with water emit flammable gases

5. Oxidizing substances
5.1 - Oxidizers
5.2 - Organic peroxides

6. Poison/toxic substances
6.1 - Toxic
6.2 - Infectious

7. Radioactive

8. Corrosive

9. Misc.

2

Where do you look if a placard WITHOUT an ID number is present?

Page 8-9

3

What are the different coloured sections in the ERG?

White pages - Direction, indexing, explanation

Yellow - Numerical Material list

Blue - Alphabetical Material list

Orange - "What to do" guide

Green - Isolation Distances

4

How many Tables are located in the GREEN section of the ERG?

3

5

What are the four categories of hazards found on a NFPA 704 placard?

White - Special hazards
Red - Flammability
Blue - Health Hazards
Yellow - Instability (explosive)

6

What are the numbers on a NFPA 704 placard?

0-4, safest to most dangerous level

7

What does SA on the special hazards section of NFPA 704 placard stand for?

Simple asphyxiant

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