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HAZWOPER: Orientation – SS1035F (16 min.)

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A minimum of 24-hours training is required for:
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The 1990 emergency response communications rules became mandatory for the purpose of improving communications pertaining to the safe handling of hazardous materials involved in a transportation incident.
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Which one of the following operations is a requirement which applies to post-emergency response? a. Training in emergency Which one of the following operations is a requirement which applies to post-emergency response?
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Persons involved in an emergency response are:
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Emergency response plans must address a minimum of plan elements such as:
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A shipper of hazardous materials is not required to have emergency response information spelled out in shipping papers if a 24-hour emergency number is available.
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Petroleum products can be classified as hazardous materials; and agencies such as; OSHA and EPA, classify them as hazardous wastes if they are spilled.
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Anticipated emergency responses are defined as; Uncontrolled releases of hazardous substances and emergencies requiring response by persons outside the immediate release area.
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What is the statute called which protects ambient air quality?
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CERLA means; Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act. Basically, this applies to cleaning and hazardous waste sites. CERCLA is often referred to as a SuperFund.
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What are people called who receive 24-hours of training and are designated to plug the holes or stop the release?
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The purpose of an emergency response communication rules is:
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An Incident Commander must have 24-hours of training, plus competency in specified areas.
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HAZWOPER regulations apply to emergency response operations only for releases and not threats of releases.
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What are regular employees called who provide assistance to responders at an emergency response?
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First responders at the operations level are individuals who respond to the emergency or event. This could be the person who may try to contain a spill and these people require 24-hours of training.
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Emergency response is not required if you are involved in:
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Post-emergency response operations can be performed by:
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The Clean Water Act includes a national policy to eliminate the discharge of pollutants into navigable waters.
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Your safety and health are extremely important and are your responsibility. If you are not sure about something, it is your job to ask your supervisor so you are clear on the responsibilities.