What info is on a HAZMAT label.
1. The name of the material 2. The name and address of the manufacturer The nature of the hazard
Which a label is used by the Navy for HAZMAT?
DOD Hazardous Chemical Warning Label DD Form 2522
Black & White Diamond
a. poisonous gas b. poison c. corrosive
a. Oxidizing agents b. organic peroxide c. radioactive
a. Non-flammable gases
Red, Blue, And White diamond
a. Flammable solid
What does MSDS stands for?
Material Safety Data Sheet
What information is on a MSDS sheet?
1. General information, including an emergency phone number 2. Ingredients and identity information 3. Physical/chemical characteristics 4. Fire and explosion hazard data 5. Health and hazard data, including first aid 6. Precautions for safe handling and use 7. Control measures, including protective equipment 8. Transportation data 9. Disposal data 10. Label data
What are Solvents?
a. Varnishes b. Lacquers c. Cleaning fluids d. some paints
What are the two must common Solvents?
trichloroethane methyl alcohol
What does PCB's stand for?
What are some PCB's?
a. Toxic chemicals belonging to the chlorinated hydrocarbon b. group of substances c. oily liquids d. crystalline solids e. hard transparent resins f. high heat capacity g. chemical stability h. noncorrosivity to i. metals j. low flammability k. low vapor pressure l. lowelectrical conductivity m. insulators and coolants
very common battery in the Navy zinc outer container, carbon center electrode, chemical paste for the electrolyte DO NOT store carbon-zinc batteries in electronic equipment for extended periods throw in fire throw over board
known as alkaline battery
Most commonly used wet cell
NICADs, nickel-cadmium cordless devices
Hazards reporting Category l
Catastrophic: The hazard may cause death, or loss of a facility
Hazards reporting Category II
Critical: May cause severe injury, severe occupational illness, or major property damage.
Hazards Reporting Category III
Marginal: May cause minor injury, minor occupational illness, or minor property damage.
Hazards Reporting Category IV
Negligible: Probably would not affect personnel safety or health, but is nevertheless in violation of a NAVOSH standard.
Mishap Probability SUBCAT A
Likely to occur immediately or within a short period of time
Mishap Probability SUBCAT B
Probably will occur in time
Mishap Probability SUBCAT C
May occur in time.
Mishap Probability SUBCAT D
Unlikely to occur
Hazards that may cause severe injury, severe occupational illness, or major property damage are assigned what category?
Which of the following statements pertains to a mishap probability assigned subcategory B?
It will probably occur in time