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What is HAZMAT?

Any material that poses a substantial hazard to human health or the environment.

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What is HAZWASTE?

Discarded HAZMAT.

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Who is responsible for ensuring HAZMAT is disposed of properly?

All personnel

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How often shall HAZMAT stowage locations be inspected?

Weekly and quarterly.

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What does the inspection of HAZMAT stowage locations consist of?

Tightness of closure, corrosion, leakage, improper or inadequate labeling and shelf life.

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What does MSDS stand for?

Material safety data sheets

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What information can be found on an MSDS?

Composition, chemical and physical properties, health and safety hazards, and precautions for safe handling and use.

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What are the six categories of HAZMAT?

Flammable or combustible materials
Aerosol containers
Toxic materials
Corrosive materials (including acids and bases)
Oxidizing materials
Compressed gases

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What is secondary labeling of HAZMAT?

When removed from original container and placed into a container without original labeling.

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What does AUL stand for?

Authorized use list

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What is the purpose of the AUL?

A current list of HAZMAT authorized for use within the workcenter.

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What type of HAZMAT training should be included for all hands?

Types of HAZMAT in the shop
What HAZWASTE is and how to dispose of it
How to read and interpret hazard warning labels
What an MSDS is, how to read it, and where it's found
Emergency procedures

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What does PMS stand for?

Planned maintenance system

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What time of PPE should be used when disposing of HAZMAT?

Eye protection, respiratory devices and gloves

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What are the general steps of spill response?

Discovery
Notification
Initiation of action
Evaluation
Containment
Damage control
Dispersion of gases/vapors
Cleanup and decontamination
Disposal
Certification for re-entry
Follow-up reports