Firefighters are advised to use dry sand rather than wet sand to extinguish a small red phosphorus fire, why?
Underground coal mining presents workers with many hazards EXCEPT which of the following? Choose the best answer.
Which of the following statements regarding oxygen is FALSE?
Where in the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) can an environmental health and safety (EHS) and/or fire service (FS) professional find the initial isolation distance for a small leak of a phosphorus trichloride?
A soil vapor extraction system equipped with carbon canisters is used to remediate gasoline contamination at a gas station. Which of the following statement is TRUE?
Although coal is no longer the favored energy source, U.S. coal mines still produced close to a billion short tons of coal. Match the description of the following chemical products obtained from or related to coal.
A chlorine manufacturing company offers a rail carrier 2700 lb (1227 kg) of liquefied compressed chlorine for transportation contained in a ton-container.
Describe how this rail carrier will comply with DOT transportation requirements.
Provide at least two examples to demonstrate the corrosive nature of chlorine gas.
Your total response must be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced. Paraphrased and/or quoted material must have accompanying citations in APA format.
Liquid oxygen (LOX) is used in the aerospace industry, steel industry, electric power plants, and hospitals.
A hospital is installing their own bulk oxygen system due to their large volume of consumption. OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.104(b)(2)(iii) requires owners of bulk oxygen systems to provide noncombustible surfacing in areas where liquid oxygen might leak during operation of the system or during the filling of a storage container. If the hospital provides an asphalt surface in areas where oxygen could potentially leak, will they be in compliance? Explain your answer.
In a another scenario, what actions should an emergency-response crew take to protect lives, property, and the environment at a collision scene involving separate spills of liquid oxygen and automobile fuel?