Mgt 401 – hazardous materials management – complete class, new

MGT 401 – Hazardous Materials Management – Complete Class, New Coursework, Graded A

 

 

MGT401 Week 1 DQ 1 The Environment

 

The Environment. Why is it deemed necessary to protect the environment? What does it mean to society? To business? To the individual? To future populations? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 1 DQ 2 Risk Control

 

Risk Control. What are the primary elements of each of the three types of risk control? Assume you are in a hazard hunt; list a few factors in your job that may contribute to a hazard and how likely is it that a hazardous situation will occur? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings

 

 

MGT 401 Week 1 Quiz

 

1.    Question : Hazardous materials can be released intentionally in criminal acts or acts of terrorism.

Student Answer:

True

False

Points Received: 1 of 1

2.    Question : The fourth level of emergency response personnel in the HAZWOPER regulation whose training may also include the handling of specific materials and interaction with outside agencies is the ____.

Student Answer:

Hazardous Materials Specialist

Hazardous Materials Technician

On-scene Incident Commander

First Responder Operations Level

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

3.    Question : The law that began the process of regulating the handling of hazardous waste and defines what is a hazardous waste and outlines the programs that must be followed to properly handle, store, and dispose of these materials is the ____.

Student Answer:

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

4.    Question : The agency in the federal system that is used to conduct research and make recommendations for the development of regulations to protect the nation’s workers is ____.

Student Answer:

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Occupation Workplace Safety Administration

Environmental Protection Agency

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

5.    Question : The fifth level of emergency responder under the HAZWOPER regulation and the individual who directs the activities of all emergency response personnel at the scene is the ____.

Student Answer:

Hazardous Materials Specialist

Hazardous Materials Technician

On-scene Incident Commander

First Responder Operations Level

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

6.    Question : An early law that authorized the collection of taxes to pay for the cleanup of abandoned hazardous waste sites is the ____.

Student Answer:

Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

Superfund Amendment and Reauthorization Act

Points Received: 1of 1

 

7.    Question : An employee who works at a cleanup site regulated by the HAZWOPER regulation and whose work exposes or potentially exposes him to high levels of hazardous substances are known as a(n) ____ Worker.

Student Answer:

Hazmat

Dangerous Site

General Site

Endangered

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

8.    Question : Regulated sites where hazardous wastes are taken for final disposal or treatment are known as ____ facilities.

Student Answer:

recovery

treatment, storage and disposal

reclamation

safety

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

9.    Question : A plan that is developed in advance of an emergency situation that identifies the actions to be taken by all employees at the site in the event of an emergency is known as the ____ Plan.

Student Answer:

Emergency Control

Emergency Response

Emergency Management

OSHA

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

10.                    Question : Those cleanup workers at a HAZWOPER regulated site whose exposure to hazardous materials is below the established PEL for the material are known as ____ Workers.

Student Answer:

Temporary Site

Occasional Site

Occasional Exposure

Temporary Exposure

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

 

 

MGT 401 Week 2 DQ 1 Hazard Classes

 

Hazard Classes. List the nine major hazard classes as outlined by the U.S Department of Transportation (D.O.T.). Research a news article that covers one of the nine major hazard classes. Identify the hazard and explain how the hazard created the dangerous situation. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 2 DQ 2 Scenario

 

Scenario. Isopropyl alcohol (I.P.A.) has a flash point of 53 degrees Fahrenheit. The outside temperature is 68 degrees Fahrenheit. While this product is being unloaded from a truck, several cases fall to the floor and the product spills. Several large pieces of machinery and a welding operation are running nearby. Is there a potential danger from fire in this scenario? Justify your response. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 2 Quiz

 

1.    Question : Non-health effects that hazardous materials can produce including fire or explosion are known as ____ effects.

Student Answer:

harmful

material

physical

objective

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

2.    Question : The pressure created over and above the normal or ambient pressure is known as ____.

Student Answer:

sudden pressure

push pressure

concussive pressure

overpressure

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

3.    Question : The ability of a material to pass from a solid state to a gaseous state without becoming a liquid is known as ____.

Student Answer:

solvation

saponification

liquification

sublimation

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

4.    Question : Actions that are required to be taken to prevent the potential for infection are known as ____ precautions.

Student Answer:

general

universal

infectious

standard

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

5.    Question : A material that contains loosely held hydrogen ions is known as a(n) ____.

Student Answer:

PH material

neutral

base

acid

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

6.    Question : ____ is when you store materials apart so that they cannot react with one another.

Student Answer:

Segregation of hazards

Division of hazards

Segregation protocols

Separated hazards

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

7.    Question : A standard shipping document required by the EPA for shipments of hazardous wastes is known as the ____.

Student Answer:

Way Bill

Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest

air bill

dangerous cargo manifest

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

8.    Question : The ____ section of the ERG provides the specific response information for each group of materials and is referenced by the other colored sections.

Student Answer:

green

blue

yellow

orange

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

9.    Question : The colors used in the NFPA system indicate three key hazards: ____.

Student Answer:

toxicity, flammability, and reactivity

health, flammability, and explosiveness

health, flammability, and radioactivity

health, flammability, and reactivity

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

10.                    Question : A process of placing smaller containers such as glass jars inside an open-head drum for proper shipment or disposal is known as ____.

Student Answer:

lab pack

drum pack

drum organization

lab organization

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

 

MGT 401 Week 3 DQ 1 Respiratory Hazards

 

Respiratory Hazards. Choose two of the five Respiratory Hazards. Provide a brief explanation of each hazard and describe a situation in which you may encounter them. What effects would each of these hazards have on your body? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 3 DQ 2 Supplied-Air Respirator (S.A.R.) vs. Air-Purifying Respirator (A.P.R)

 

Supplied-Air Respirator (S.A.R.) vs. Air-Purifying Respirator (A.P.R.). What are the advantages and disadvantages of the S.A.R. versus the A.P.R.? What questions should you ask prior to selecting a respirator? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings. 

 

 

MGT 401 Week 3 Quiz

 

1.    Question : The type of respirator that is strapped to the face of the user and a seal is formed between the mask and the skin is known as a(n) ____ respirator.

Student Answer:

closed-circuit

sealed

tight fitting

adherent

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

2.    Question : The ratio between the levels of particulates inside the mask versus those measured outside the mask is known as the ____.

Student Answer:

seal ratio

seal factor

fit ratio

fit factor

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

3.    Question : A(n) ____ provides the highest level of respiratory protection when an inhalation hazard is present.

Student Answer:

SAR

APR

CGA

PAPR

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

4.    Question : The process by which the material inside a cartridge traps the airborne contaminant by taking it into the medium is known as ____.

Student Answer:

adsorption

absorption

attraction

attachment

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

5.    Question : A person suffering from heat stroke may exhibit a core temperature above ____°F.

Student Answer:

102

103

104

105

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

6.    Question : A type of APR with a small motor that draws air through the filters and provides a positive pressure into the mask or hood is known as a(n) ____.

Student Answer:

SAR

APR

CGA

PAPR

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

7.    Question : Level ____ suits have one-way relief valves that open to allow overpressure to escape from the suit.

Student Answer:

A

B

C

D

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

8.    Question : Level ____ protection is the highest level of protection.

Student Answer:

A

B

C

D

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

9.    Question : The ignition of flammable vapors accumulated in a given area is known as a(n) ____ fire.

Student Answer:

spark

flashover

flash

ignition

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

10.                    Question : If the systolic blood pressure (top number) drops by more than 20–30 points or the pulse rate increases by more than ____ beats per minute, the person is considered to have a positive orthostatic change in vital signs.

Student Answer:

10

20

30

40

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

 

 

MGT 401 Week 3 Respiratory Protection Selection

 

Respiratory Protection Selection. Complete the activity on page 250 and determine the proper response to the needs for personal protective equipment and how to protect workers in confined spaces 

 

 

 

 

MGT 401 Week 4 DQ 1 Confined Spaces

Confined Spaces. What are the most common causes of death in confined spaces? Which group of employees is most likely to succumb and why? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 4 DQ 2 Air Monitoring

Air Monitoring. Identify the reasons for performing air monitoring. What reporting is necessary? What factors should you take into account when conducting air monitoring in an outside area? Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 4 Quiz

1.    Question : An area large enough to enter, not designed for occupancy, and hard to get in or out of is known as a ____ space.

Student Answer:

confined

dangerous

permit-required

restricted

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

2.    Question : The process by which gases and vapors settle into layers within an area based on their weight is known as ____.

Student Answer:

sedimentation

compaction

separation

stratification

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

3.    Question : Dust that obscures visibility to less than ____ ft must be considered ignitable.

Student Answer:

4

5

6

7

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

4.    Question : The person positioned outside a confined space who monitors the conditions in and outside the space to ensure the safety of the entrant is known as the ____.

Student Answer:

entry supervisor

co-entrant

entry worker

confined space attendant

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

5.    Question : An operation in which entrants leave a confined space on their own power when an emergency occurs is known as ____.

Student Answer:

internal rescue

non-entry rescue

self-rescue

attendant rescue

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

6.    Question : An explosion caused when air is suddenly introduced into a confined area that contains high levels of heat and combustible gases is known as a(n) ____ explosion.

Student Answer:

backdraft

flashover

combustion

ignition

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

7.    Question : A ____ can collect small samples from inside a drum without damaging or affecting the material.

Student Answer:

dipper

drum dipper

drum thief

drum sampler

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

8.    Question : Changes in temperature can increase vapor production known as ____ and possibly lower vapor density, which would keep gases near the ground instead of allowing them to dissipate into the atmosphere.

Student Answer:

vaporization

temperate

volatilization

dissipation

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

9.    Question : An operation in which the attendant uses the retrieval equipment worn by entrants to pull them out of a confined space is known as ____.

Student Answer:

internal rescue

non-entry rescue

self-rescue

attendant rescue

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

10.                    Question : The most significant weather event that may alter a contamination situation is ____.

Student Answer:

rain

wind

snow

high temperatures

Points Received: 1 of 1

 

 

 

MGT 401 Week 4 Risk Assessment Plan

 

Risk Assessment Plan. (See pages 59 to 64 in the text). Using the template on page 61, carry out a risk assessment on at least three tasks you perform at work or in your home that relate to hazardous materials management. This might include cleaning tasks, fueling a vehicle, or chores at home such as painting, changing your car’s oil, and storing materials. When creating your assessment scenario, try to include a combination of material and/or confined-space or personal safety-equipment issues. You will reference these three job hazards when writing your “Final Paper.”

 

 

MGT 401 Week 5 DQ 1 Incident Response System

 

Incident Response System. Why is it necessary for a business to have an Incident Response System in place? Does your place of employment have one? Explain in detail. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ postings.

 

 

MGT 401 Week 5 DQ 2 Regulations Procedures

 

Regulations/Procedures. Discuss the aftermath of a recent disaster. Describe at least three regulations or procedures and explain how they were applied/or not applied to prevent workers’ exposure to hazardous materials and other harmful conditions

 

 

MGT 401 Week 5 Final Paper

 

Final Paper

 

Develop an Incident Action Plan (See page 22 of your textbook) based on the three job hazards identified in your Week Four “Risk Assessment Plan.” Reference the Sample Command Procedures for Emergency Response Operations, beginning on the bottom of page 412 in your textbook. Use this guideline to create an Incident Action Plan for your place of employment (or home). Tailor the Incident Action Plan to address your unique situation. In addition, address the seven common mistakes made by incident commanders on page 416.