Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Unit 11 Quiz: Hazardous Material | S-130 Firefighter Training (Online Component) 2008 v2

  1. Identify the THREE main hazards of hazardous materials.
    • Health
    • Fire
    • Explosive

  2. Identify the set of terms that BEST completes the sentence below.
    • Hazardous materials can be a [single] material or a combination of [several] materials.

  3. Identify THREE hazards you might commonly encounter at farms and ranches.
    • Dynamite
    • Above ground diesel tanks
    • bulk chemicals

  4. Identify THREE steps for wildland firefighters to take at a hazardous materials incident:
    • Isolate the area to ensure the safety of people and the environment
    • Move people from the scene to a safe area
    • Allow room for equipment movement

  5. The acronym describing the series of proper decisions to make for reducing a hazardous materials incident’s potential harm is
    • DECIDE

  6. Match each element of the DECIDE process with the appropriate description.
    • Identify → Action options
    • Do → The best option
    • Estimate → The likely harm and size of the material
    • Evaluate → Progress
    • Detect   → Any hazardous materials present
    • Choose → A response objective

  7. There are six main detection clues to look for at a HazMat incident. Match each clue with an example of what to look for.
    • Occupancy and location → Type of materials manufactured, stored, or used
    • Senses → Vapor clouds and hissing noises
    • Container shapes → Cylindrical tanks or rounded ends
    • Markings and colors → Names, numbering, or stenciling
    • Shipping papers → Documents listing chemical name, number, and type
    • Placards and labels → Diamond-shaped images

  8. Identify the most dangerous hazardous material detection clue to rely on.
    • Your senses

  9. While fighting a fire in a wildland environment, you see in the distance a fenced in area with large cylindrical tanks. You are already uphill and upwind of the area. The FIRST step you should take is to
    • attempt to identify the material by using binoculars.

  10. Identify the guidebook that is an excellent resource for more information about hazardous materials.
    • Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG)


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