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CERCLA

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, known also as Superfund.

1980-1990

Established way to recoup cleanup costs.

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Clean Water Act

Established the basic structure for regulating pollutant discharges into the waters of the United States

1970-1972

3

Superfund Amendments & Reauthorization Act

Expanded and amended CERCLA and increased the size of the trust fund to $8.5 billion.

4

What are the three sections in the CFR regarding Haz Mat and their corresponding government departments.

EPA - 40 CFR

OSHA - 29 CFR

DOT - 49 CFR

5

What are the NFPA standards for Haz Mat responses?

471- Response to Haz Mat

472 - Competence for First Responder

473 - EMS response to Haz Mat incidents

1072 - Std. for Haz Mat WMD Qualifications

6

What is the OSHA regulation regarding Hazardous Materials?

A. OSHA 40 CFR 1910.121

B. OSHA 49 CFR 1910.220

C. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120

D. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120a

 

C. OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120

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True/False- EPA 40 CFR 311 and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 are identical.

True

EPA 40 CFR 311 and OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 are identical and allows enforcement of Haz Mat laws in states that do not recognize OSHA workplace safety laws (Non-OSHA states). 

8

What are the 4 training levels specified in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120?

Awareness, Operations, Technicians, Specialists.

9

What are some other requirements outlined in OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120 regarding hazardous materials incidents?

  • Written emergency response plan
  • Implementing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
  • Use of Incident Command System
  • Lists procedures and responsibilities of incident commander

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