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Which section of the ERG provides safety recommendations in general hazards?
Orange Section Each of the 62 guides provides safety recommendations and directions on how to proceed during the initial response phase (first thirty minutes) of the incident. It includes “health” and “fire or explosion” potential hazard information (with the more dangerous hazard listed first).
Which document identifies the chemical or chemicals present located in the cabs of trucks?
Shipping papers, which identify the chemical or chemicals present, are usually located in the cabs of trucks, the first engine of freight trains, on the bridge of ships and in a marked tube-like container on the deck of a barge.
How do you identify physical hazards?
To be sure that all hazards are found:
- Look at all aspects of the work and include non-routine activities such as maintenance, repair, or cleaning.
- Look at the physical work environment, equipment, materials, products, etc.
- Include how the tasks are done.
- Look at injury and incident records.
What can the hazard class tell you about a product?
The category tells you about how hazardous the product is (that is, the severity of hazard). Category 1 is always the greatest level of hazard (that is, it is the most hazardous within that class). If Category 1 is further divided, Category 1A within the same hazard class is a greater hazard than category 1B.
Which is the most dangerous Toxic Inhalation Hazard?
Of all hazardous materials, toxic inhalation hazards (TIH) may be among the most dangerous.1Chlorine gas and anhydrous ammonia are the most common TIH chemicals; others include sulfur dioxide, ethylene oxide, and hydrogen fluoride, and a variety of other products that are important manufacturing inputs.2
What do you need to know about inhalation hazard labels?
In addition to any other markings required by this subpart: (a) A material poisonous by inhalation (see § 171.8 of this subchapter) shall be marked “Inhalation Hazard” in association with the required labels or placards, as appropriate, and shipping name when required. The marking must be on two opposing sides of a bulk packaging.
What is the assignment of packing group and hazard?
(1) The packing group assignment for routes of administration other than inhalation of vapors shall be in accordance with the following table: (i) The packing group and hazard zone assignments for liquids (see § 173.115 (c) of this subpart for gases) based on inhalation of vapors shall be in accordance with the following table:
What do you need to know about poisonous hazardous materials?
§ 172.313 Poisonous hazardous materials. In addition to any other markings required by this subpart: (a) A material poisonous by inhalation (see § 171.8 of this subchapter) shall be marked “Inhalation Hazard” in association with the required labels or placards, as appropriate, and shipping name when required.