Flashcards in Hazmat Deck (70)
A hazardous material i.d number must appear on the (blank) and the (blank). The i.d number must also appear on the cargo tanks and other bulk packaging.
Hazardos material table/ shipping paper
Shipper's package in order to (Blank) the material
Driver's placard their vehicle to (blank) the risk.
Where must you keep shipping papers describing the hazardous materials?
in a pouch on the driver's door, in clear view with immediate reach while the seat belt is fastened while driving: or on the driver's seat when out the vehicle
What three things do you need to know to decide which placard (if any) you need?
the material's hazardous class, the amount being shipped, the amount of all hazardous materials of all classes on your vehicle.
At a rest stop you discover your hazardous materials shipments slowly leaking from the vehicle. There's no phones around. What should you do?
Write a description of the problem,give it to someone who can alert the emergency response team, and move your vehicle only as far as safety requires.
What is a safe haven?
an approved place for parking unattended vehicles loaded with explosives
If your plcarded vehicle has dual tires, how often should you check your tires?
at the beginning of the trip and when the vehicle is parked during the trip.
What type of fire extinguisher must placarded vehicles carry?
one with a UL rating of 10 b:c or more
How close to the traveled part of the roadway can you park with Division 1.2 or 1.3?
No closer than 5 feet
How close can you park to a bridge, tunnel, or building with Division 1.2 or 1.3?
no closer than 300 feet
Unless the package is clearly unsafe, a driver needs ____ to accept a package.
The shipper’s certification
9.2.1 – The Shipper
Sends products from one place to another by truck,
rail, vessel, or airplane.
9.2.2 – The Carrier
Takes the shipment from the shipper to its
9.2.3 – The Driver
Makes sure the shipper has identified, marked, and
labeled the hazardous materials properly.
Refuses leaking packages and shipments.
Placards vehicle when loading, if required.
Safely transports the shipment without delay.
Follows all special rules about transporting
Keeps hazardous materials shipping papers and
emergency response information in the proper
9.3 – Communication Rules
A shipping paper
describes the hazardous materials
being transported. Shipping orders, bills of lading,
and manifests are all shipping papers.
After an accident or hazardous materials spill or
leak, you may be injured and unable to
communicate the hazards of the materials you are
transporting. Firefighters and police can prevent or
reduce the amount of damage or injury at the scene
if they know what hazardous materials are being carried. Your life, and the lives of others, may
depend on quickly locating the hazardous materials
Shippers to describe hazardous materials correctly
and include an emergency response telephone
number on shipping papers
Carriers and drivers to quickly identify hazardous
materials shipping papers, or keep them on top of
other shipping papers and keep the required
emergency response information with the shipping
Drivers to keep hazardous materials shipping
In a pouch on the driver's door, or
In clear view within immediate reach while the seat
belt is fastened while driving, or
On the driver's seat when out of the vehicle.
9.3.2 – Package Labels
Shippers put diamond-shaped hazard warning
labels on most hazardous materials packages.
These labels inform others of the hazard. If the
diamond label won't fit on the package, shippers
may put the label on a tag securely attached to the
package. For example, compressed gas cylinders
that will not hold a label will have tags or decals.
The Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) is
found in parts 100 - 185 of title 49 of the Code of
Federal Regulations. The common reference for
these regulations is 49 CFR 100 - 185
9.1 – The Intent of the Regulations
9.1.1 – Contain the Material
Transporting hazardous materials can be risky. The
regulations are intended to protect you, those
around you, and the environment. They tell shippers
how to package the materials safely and drivers how
to load, transport, and unload the material. These
are called "containment rules."
9.1.2 – Communicate the Risk
To communicate the risk, shippers must warn
drivers and others about the material's hazards. The
regulations require shippers to put hazard warning
labels on packages, provide proper shipping
papers, emergency response information, and
placards. These steps communicate the hazard to
the shipper, the carrier, and the driver.
9.3.3 – Lists of Regulated Products
Placards are used to warn others of
hazardous materials. Placards are signs put on the
outside of a vehicle and on bulk packages, which
identify the hazard class of the cargo. A placarded
vehicle must have at least four identical placards. They are put on the front, rear, and both sides of the
vehicle.. Placards must be readable
from all four directions. They are at least 10 3/4
inches square, square-on-point, in a diamond
shape. Cargo tanks and other bulk packaging
display the identification number of their contents on
placards or orange panels or white square-on-point
displays that are the same size as placards.
Identification numbers are a four-digit code used by
first responders to identify hazardous materials. An
identification number may be used to identify more
than one chemical. The letters “NA or “UN” will
precede the identification number. The United
States Department of Transportation’s Emergency
Response Guidebook (ERG) lists the chemicals and
the identification numbers assigned to them.
There are three main lists used by shippers,
carriers, and drivers when trying to identify
hazardous materials. Before transporting a material,
look for its name on three lists. Some materials are
on all lists, others on only one. Always check the
Section 172.101, the Hazardous Materials Table.
Appendix A to Section 172.101, the List of
Hazardous Substances and Reportable Quantities. Appendix B to Section 172.101, the List of Marine
Around which hazard class must u never somoke
class 1 (explosive) class 2.1 (flammable gases) class 3 (flammable liquids) class 4 (flammable solids) class 5 (oxidizers)
At a shipper's dock you're given a paper for 100 cartons of battery acid. you already have a 100 pounds of dry silver cyanide on board. what precautions do you have take?
Battery acid cannot travel in the same vehicle as silver cyanide
Name a hazard class that uses transport indexes to determine the amount that canbe loaded ina single vehicle
class 7 (radioacrive_
which three hazards classes should not be loaded into a trailer that has a heater/ air conditioner unit?
Class 1 (explosive) class 2.1 (Flammable gases) class 3 (flammable liquids)
Should the floor liner required for division 1.1 or 1.2 materials be a ferrousmaterial?
no, because the floor liner must be of either non-metallic material or a non- ferrous
what are cargo tanks
a form of bulk packaging that is permanently attached to a vehicle