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FFHB - Chapter 27

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Of the more than 10 million chemicals on this earth, only about twenty-six have been identified as known cancer-causing agents.
 

 2. 

Newly developed technology has finally created a chemical suit that will protect the firefighter from just about all chemical exposures.
 

 3. 

With the recirculating effect of the newer SCBA, heat stress is no longer a concern when wearing the chemical suits.
 

 4. 

The HAZMAT suit is the ultimate protective garment used in today’s fire service.
 

 5. 

The test that ensures the respiratory protection fits the face and offers maximum protection is commonly referred to as the face test.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

Which of the following is not one of the four primary routes of exposure?
a.
respiratory
d.
injection
b.
ingestion
e.
adsorption
c.
absorption
 

 7. 

A ____ exposure limit is a value determined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration that regulates the amount of a chemical that a person can be exposed to in an eight-hour day.
a.
recommended
d.
threshold
b.
etiological
e.
lethal
c.
permissible
 

 8. 

With regard to chemical exposures, what equipment, if fitted properly, and including a positive-pressure device, will offer the user a survivability rating of 10,000 times greater than a person who is not wearing one?
a.
a Level A suit
b.
an air monitoring device
c.
a proximity suit
d.
a Level B suit
e.
a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
 

 9. 

____ are respiratory protection devices that filter contaminants out of the air using filter cartridges.
a.
Supplied air respirators (SAR)
b.
Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
c.
Encapsulated suits
d.
Air-purifying respirators (APR)
e.
Level A suits
 

 10. 

A Level ____ suit is actually regular work clothing, and consists of work clothes, a hard hat, chemical/work gloves, safety glasses, and safety shoes/boots.
a.
A
d.
D
b.
B
e.
none of the above
c.
C
 



 
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