What is the most widely distributed technical guide for initial response actions in the event of incidents involving hazardous materials?
Answer DOT HazMat Manual
EPA Guide to Hazardous Materials Spills and Countermeasures
Emergency Response Guidebook
OSHA Guide to Hazardous Materials Spills and Countermeasures
Which federal agency has traditionally had the greatest impact on the general public with respect to fire prevention?
State Fire Marshall
Department of Agriculture
National Fire Prevention and Control Administration
_________ is a state agency that normally has fire prevention as a major responsibility.
Answer The state fire marshal’s office
The fire prevention committee at the local level
The NFPA national office
The state health department
Which of the following is not true regarding Self-Insurance Programs?
Answer One unfortunate feature of the self-insurance plan is the possibility the reserve fund will be used for other purposes.
It is necessary to have a soundly developed program for training maintenance personnel and others directly engaged in the day-to-day operation of the structures in question.
The most effective self-insurance plans are those in agencies or businesses that have a spread of risk arrangements so that the possibility of a total loss at one location is avoided.
There is no direct relationship between fire prevention efforts of private enterprise and expenditures.
Which group assigns public protection classifications to municipalities and fire protection districts?
Answer Regional fire insurance rating bureaus
State fire insurance rating bureaus
HSB Professional Loss Control
Insurance Services Office, Inc.
Under the provisions of the Federal Boating Act of 1958, Coast Guard boating safety teams are required to:
Answer ensure that recreational boaters have had substantial marine-fire safety training.
maintain control over merchandise, including fireworks, imported from other countries.
inspect small boats to ensure compliance with required safety measures, including fire safety.
be the lead agency for all hazardous materials incidents in factories near large bodies of water.
Which of the following is the best reason that fire deaths should be investigated and autopsies performed?
Answer It shows the public that their tax dollars are at work and the efficiency of the state employees.
It provides a level of comfort to the victim’s family members by giving them closure.
It provides good training for interns assigned to the medical examiner.
It might provide information on a cause of death other than fire, such as a homicide before the fire was set.
What group coordinates the Department of Transportation responsibilities pertaining to pipeline safety and the transportation of hazardous materials?
Answer The Research and Special Programs Administration
DOT HazMat branch
Federal Highway Administration
Department of Homeland Security
_________ is the development of a systematic approach to the handling of pure risk by individuals and businesses.
Answer Loss control
Which nonprofit group, established in 1993, is a national organization exclusively committed to preventing unintentional home injuries?
Answer The Consumer Products Safety Commission
The Home Safety Council
The Fire Services Institute’s Home Accident Prevention Board
The President’s Commission on Home Injury and Accident Prevention