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1

Influences on the standard of care include

Laws, Regulations, Standards, and Guidance Documents

2

An important piece of legislation that addressed planning, training, and emergency response is:

SARA 1986

3

The OSHA and EPA regulations that are identical and are known as the HAZWOPER regulations are called

29 CFR 1910.120 and 40 CFR 311

4

OSHA requires that all employers develop what:

ERPs for hazardous materials emergencies

5

The ___ is required to develop a facility ERP if the employees are expected to handle hazardous materials responses.

Employer

6

The Incident Safety Officer must be:

Knowledgeable in the operations being implemented.

7

ALS treatment for the hazardous materials patient is directed toward?

Supportive care, Enhancement of elimination, treatment with antidotes.

8

There are 5 levels of training identified in the HAZWOPER regulations. EMS responders who will provide care to a patient who poses a risk of secondary contamination should be trained to at least what level?

Operations

9

Which of the following NFPA standards outline the competencies for EMS response?

NFPA 473

10

The three steps of termination include all of the following except:

Decontamination

11

Responders who are assigned to Hazmat Response Teams must have medical monitoring performed at what times?

Baseline prior to start of assignment on the teams, Annually, Termination at the end of assignment with the Hazardous Materials team, after any exposure over the PEL.

12

True or False

Toxidrome, the blending of the words toxic and syndrome, is a set of autonomic signs and symptoms caused by a xenobiotic

True