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Hazardous Materials Transport TLMT318


Question 1 of 17

All of the following are basic rules for approaching a transportation Hazmat incident EXCEPT

Question 2        Battery Fluid, Acid UN2796 may be shipped in which of the following DOT Specification tanks? Look up the material and check the guide page to identify the material’s primary characteristics so you can select the correct tank

Question 3        Polymerization represents an additional risk during incident response and cleanup, which if the following materials represents this additional hazard to the responder?

Question 4 You have a shipment containing a pallet made up of cartons of Ammonium Nitrate Fuel Oil mixture loaded on the front end of a 48’ flatbed trailer. Due to the steep downhill 12% grade you are negotiating the left rear brakes have caught fire. According to the ERG the MOST correct actions would be to :

Question 5        A large spill of Chloroacetyl chloride occurring on a barge during a river crossing at night, with no fire hazard, requires which action?

Question 6        Which document REFERENCES the definition of Hazmat for Federal purposes?

Question 7        The actual definition of Hazmat for Federal purposes appears in:

Question 8        All of the following are voluntary or ‘consensus’ standards EXCEPT

Question 9 FED STD 313 requires that transportation information from all of the following EXCPT ____________ be included on the MSDS for material sold to the US Government and all of it’s agencies

Question 10      The ANSI Z400 16 section MSDS is a mandatory requirement for Federal Hazmat purchases

Question 11      The difference in downwind protection distances between a small daytime spill and a large nighttime spill of UN1967, Insecticide Gas, Toxic NOS is a FACTOR of 9.6 and results in a requirement to protect downwind 9.6 km

Question 12 of 17        

The 49 CFR §171.8 definition of Hazmat employer starts with the word Person. Person means: an individual, firm, co-partnership corporation, company association, or joint-stock association (including any trustee, receiver, assignee, or similar representative); or a government or Indian tribe (or an agency or instrumentality of any government or Indian tribe) that transports a hazardous material to further a commercial enterprise or offers a hazardous material for transportation in commerce. Person does not include the following:


(1) The United States Postal Service.

(2) Any agency or instrumentality of the Federal government, for the purposes of 49 U.S.C. 5123 (civil penalties) and 5124 (criminal penalties.).

(3) Any government or Indian tribe (or an agency or instrumentality of any government or Indian tribe) that transports hazardous material for a governmental purpose.



Reread this carefully and answer this true/false question: Under 49 CFR §171.8 government employees are not subject to civil and criminal penalties.