What is a hazard class under DOT standards?

What is a hazard class under DOT standards?

A visor card guide for state and local law enforcement officials illustrating vehicle placarding and signage for the following nine classes of hazardous materials: 1) Explosives, 2) Gases, 3) Flammable Liquid and Combustible Liquid, 4) Flammable Solid, Spontanaeously Combustible and Dangerous When Wet 5) Oxidizer and …

What type of hazard is identified Hazmat?

Defined in 49 CFR 172.101 and 172, they include explosives, gases, flammable and combustible liquids, flammable solids, oxidizing substances, organic peroxides, toxic substances and infectious substances, radioactive materials, corrosives and miscellaneous hazardous materials.

When analyzing a hazardous materials incident at the awareness level you are responsible?

When analyzing a hazardous materials incident at the Awareness level, you are responsible for: recognizing the presence of hazardous materials.

What is the first priority on any hazardous materials incident?

Life safety is always the top priority in an emergency response. Once an incident has been recognized as a Chemical HAZMAT Incident, the next stage in recognition is to identify the scope of the human health impact.

What is initial isolation?

The Initial Isolation Zone defines an area SURROUNDING the incident in which persons may be exposed to dangerous (upwind) and life threatening (downwind) concentrations of material.

What is the subsidiary hazard class?

The subsidiary class is the other class that further identifies the hazards of the dangerous goods. More than one subsidiary class is possible. For most of dangerous goods, the primary class and subsidary class can be found in Dangerous Goods List.

Which of the following is a hazard classification of dangerous goods?


UN Class Dangerous Goods Classification
4 Flammable solids Flammable solid
Spontaneously combustible substance
Substance which in contact with water emits flammable gas
5 Oxidising substances Oxidising substance

How many levels of packing groups are there?

Dangerous goods are assigned into 3 packing groups (also known as UN Packing Group) in accordance with the degree of danger they present: Packing Group I: high danger. Packing Group II: medium danger. Packing Group III: low danger.

What are the 3 classifications of hazards?

There are three major hazard groups: Physical hazards. Health hazards. Environmental hazards.

Which code is associated with dangerous goods?

The IMDG Code was developed as an international code for the maritime transport of dangerous goods in packaged form, in order to enhance and harmonize the safe carriage of dangerous goods and to prevent pollution to the environment.