CPC

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Which of the following statements relating to the law of contract are correct? 1. Exemption clauses can be inserted up to seven days after the contract is made 2. Once made, an offer cannot be withdrawn 3. Acceptance of an offer must be communicated
B. 3 and 5 only
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Mr and Mrs Jones are the only shareholders in Acme Transport Ltd which is Contracted to a customer to provide transport between Birmingham and London. Mr and Mrs Jones sell all their shares in the company to Mr Green. With regard to the transport con
A. must continue to operate the contract.
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Under company law, a private limited company cannot start trading before which of the following have been achieved?
C. 1 and 4 only
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Employment tribunals will hear complaints arising from which of the following employment related issues? 1. Appeals against the issue of improvement notices 2. Discrimination against disabled people in the workplace 3. Night out allowance tax relief
D. 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 only
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A driver is a school governor and has to attend committee meetings at the school from time to time during normal working hours. Under Employment Protection Legislation A. the driver is only entitled to time off to attend if the working hours missed t
C. the driver must be given reasonable time off with pay to attend such meetings.
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Which of the following has the right to appoint safety representatives within a company that has a unionised workforce? A. The employer B. A recognised trade union C. A works’ council D. A works’ consultative committee
B. A recognised trade union
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Where is the ideal place to park a vehicle loaded with dangerous goods
Ans: In a secure factory premises Supervised
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What is a Multi-modal journey
Ans: Two or more modes of transport eg Road-Rail, Road Sea
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Why are containers / tank containers favoured on a multi-modal journey
Easy to load and unload
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Who is responsible for providing the driver with the Instructions in Writing
Ans: The Carrier
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High Consequence dangerous goods can be misused by who
Ans: Terrorists
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Prior to unloading dangerous goods from a closed vehicle or container what must be done before entering it
Ans: Allow for Ventilation
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When detaching a trailer from the tractor unit in unoccupied premises, what should be done with the Instructions in writing relating to the dangerous goods remaining on the trailer
Ans: Attached in a prominent visible place on the trailer
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What could happen if incompatible substances come into contact with each other
Ans An Adverse Dangerous Reaction
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When Must Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) be worn
Ans: When loading unloading or when being exposed to dangerous goods
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Under the duty of care, who is responsible for the correct loading, stowage and unloading of dangerous goods
Ans: Everyone involved with the process
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Name the three parts of the fire triangle
Ans; Fuel, Oxygen and Heat
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What checks should a driver carry out to fire extinguishers
Ans: Seal (not damaged) Mark of compliance (BS kite, CE), Next inspection date
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What do the Transport Categories indicate / mean
Ans: The degree of danger for transport purposes
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What do the UN test standards for packages ensure
Ans: The package can withstand normal rigours of transport
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Why may some packages require liners to be fitted
Ans: To protect them from attack of the contents
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What type of materials should package for Dangerous Goods be made from
Ans: None reactive suitable materials
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What are the sizes and dimensions of the orange plates fitted to the front and rear of a vehicle subject to the full regulations
Ans: 40cm by 30cm
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Who selects the type of package to be used to transport Dangerous Goods
Ans: Consignor
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Who is responsible for selecting a suitable vehicle when transporting dangerous goods in bulk
Ans: Carrier
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What type of vehicle must be used to transport packages that are sensitive to moisture
Ans: Closed or Covered
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When loading, what should be done with leaking packages
Ans: Not loaded, placed to one side and reported
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Subject to the IMDG code what is the load threshold at which the regulations apply
Ans: No Threshold, Regulations apply any amount
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Where are the placards positioned on a container travelling under IMDG code
Ans: Both sides front and rear (all 4 sides)
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Where are the Orange plates positioned on a vehicle transporting Dangerous Goods in packages
Ans: Front and rear of the vehicle
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What is the main reason for leaving an ullage space in packages containing dangerous goods
Ans: It allows for product expansion
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Why should packages of dangerous goods be tightly stowed
Ans: To prevent damage and movement
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After meeting the UN test requirements what mark must a UN approved package be marked with
Ans: The UN mark of approval, (the u over the n in lowercase) within a circle
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When should the driver remove or completely cover up the orange plates
Ans: When the vehicle is unloaded cleaned, purged, and free from risk
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What is used to identify the degree of danger for packaging
Ans. The Packing Group
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Can UN approved IBC’s be used for export and what type of dangerous goods can they contain
Ans: YES, and used for all dangerous goods except for all goods except GASES
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What is meant by Bulk Dangerous Goods
Ans: Large Amounts, Loose, Solids
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What is the threshold for the carriage of dangerous goods in bulk
Ans: There isn’t one regulation apply to any amount
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Q21 If dangerous goods are carried as excepted quantities what is the vehicle limit
Ans: Shall not exceed a thousand packages
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A vehicle or container carrying Limited Quantities only requires markings if
Ans: The Total GROSS MASS of packages exceeds 8 Tonnes
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In the UK when dangerous goods are carried in bulk the UN number and the emergency action code must be displayed where on the vehicle
Ans: On each side and the rear of the vehicle, (plain orange plate on the front)
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If a vehicle requires markings when carrying Limited Quantities where are they positioned
Ans: One on the front and the rear of the vehicle
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What is a flammable liquid
Ans: A Liquid that gives of a flammable vapour
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What is meant by flashpoint
Ans: It is the lowest temperature that a flammable liquid gives off a flammable vapour
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Which flammable liquids evaporate more slowly, those with a high flashpoint or those with a low flashpoint
Ans: The High Flashpoint
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If a flammable liquid can be diluted it is said to be
Ans: The High Flashpoint
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If a flammable liquid can be diluted it is said to be
Ans; Miscible
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What will happen if the amount of flammable liquid vapour is outside the explosive limits on the introduction of a spark or flame
Ans: Nothing as it’s either too weak (dissipated) or too pure (very little or no oxygen)
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When will auto-ignition occur and give an example
Ans: When a combustible atmosphere is introduced to a significant heat source without a spark or flame (Diesel Engine)
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A flammable liquid at ambient temperature is dangerous because the vapour given off is, and may be
Ans: Toxic
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What must be removed if flammable liquids are spilled
Ans: All sources of ignition
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What symbol is shown on a flammable liquid sign
Ans; A Flame
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How may the vapours given off by flammable liquids be ignited, give three examples
Ans: By Static, Flame or Heat
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Apart from flammability, what other hazards may flammable liquids have
Ans; Toxic, Corrosive
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What should be done if flammable liquids are splashed into the eyes
Ans: Washed out with copious amounts of water
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If people are splashed with a flammable liquid what should be done
Ans; Placed in a drench shower and remove-contaminated clothing
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What must be done with a spillage of flammable liquid
Ans: Contained, stopped from reaching the drains and water source
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How may static charges be created
Ans: Liquids or powders flowing through pipes
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What will happen when an ignition source is introduced to a flammable liquid that is below its’ flashpoint
Ans: Nothing, as there is any vapour being produced
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If there is an accidental release of colourless flammable liquid vapours where will they go
Ans: They will flow downwards and outwards
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What is the background colour of the UN Class 6 danger sign
Ans: White
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Name the two Divisions of UN Class 6
Ans: Toxic and Infectious
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What should be done to the wooden parts of a vehicle, which has been contaminated by a spillage of a UN Class 6.2 substance
Ans: Removed and Burnt
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What are the effects of Acute Toxic Poisoning
Ans: The effects are rapid and severe
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What subsidiary hazards are associated with UN Class 6.1
Ans: Flammable, Corrosive
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Who may Toxic substances be damaging too
Ans: Humans and Animals
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After handling a Toxic substance, but before eating, you should wash your hands to prevent the substance contaminating the body by which routes of entry
Ans: Absorption, Ingestion, and Inhalation
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What action should be carried out immediately to anybody who has been splashed by a UN Class 6 product
Ans: Washed off and evacuate to medical aid
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UN Class 6.1 substances should be effectively segregated from
Ans: Foodstuffs
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What produces clinical waste
Ans: 6.2 Infectious Substances
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After putting on his/her PPE, what action should a driver take to prevent damage to the environment, due to a spillage of a Toxic substance
Ans: Contain the substance
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What are the effects of Chronic Poisoning
Ans: Delayed
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What PPE is required when transporting Toxic substances
Ans: Respiratory Protection (Respirator)
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When working with Toxic substances what should you avoid
Ans: Release and Contamination
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Packaging should be
Ans: Able to withstand normal rigors of transport and prevent escape
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Are the effects of a corrosive substance on human tissue immediate?
Ans: No, it depends on the strength of the corrosive
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What type of material offers a person the best protection against most corrosive substances
Ans: PVC
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State the subsidiary hazards associated with corrosive substances
Ans: Flammable, Toxic
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What danger does the UN Class 8 warning sign show
Ans: That it damages Human tissue and other materials
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What dangers may arise when acids and alkalis are used to neutralise each other
Ans: An adverse dangerous reaction (Heat, Steam, and Spitting)
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What must UN Class 8 substances be adequately segregated from
Ans: Gas Cylinders
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What two types of materials used for receptacles offer the best resistance against most corrosive substances
Ans: PVC and glass
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What is the first action that must be carried out when a person has been splashed with a corrosive substance
Ans: Wash off with copious amounts of water
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Why is it important to contain spilled corrosive substances?
Ans: It damages most materials
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UN Class 8 substances attack many metals however, is the reaction quicker if the metal is hot or cold
Ans: The attack is quicker
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What type of materials must not be used to contain a spillage of corrosive substances
Ans: Those that are susceptible to combustion eg sawdust
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What may result if an acid was neutralised by an alkali on human tissue or other materials
Ans: The damage may be more volatile as the temperature increases
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The effects of a weak and strong corrosive substance upon human tissue may be
Ans: Weak Delayed Strong Rapid
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Adding water to a concentrated acid will
An: Create heat and a volatile reaction (Spitting and Steam)
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Name the three divisions in UN Class 2
Ans: Flammable, Non-Flammable Non-Toxic and Toxic
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Is a BLEVE most likely to occur in either a full or partly filled tank of gas
Ans: Partly Filled
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Name the 4 states gases are stored and transported in
Ans: Compressed, Liquefied, Dissolved and Refrigerated
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What happens to the surrounding temperatures when a liquefied gas turns back to a gas (boils off)
Ans: The Temperature drops
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What are the effects upon human tissue if they come into contact with a cryogenic gas
Ans: Frost Burn
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What may occur when cylinders, tanks and tank containers are subjected to an external heat source
Ans: They could Explode or BLEVE
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Why are gases compressed liquefied and liquefied & refrigerated
Ans: To reduce them in volume, making them easier to transport
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What will happen if a Flammable Gas / Air mixture is outside its explosive limits upon the introduction of a spark or flame
Ans: Nothing, its will be either to weak (dissipated) to pure (no oxygen)
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How are Liquefied gases turned to liquid
Ans: By pressure alone
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What occurs when a liquefied gas is released from its containment receptacle
Ans: It boils off back to its natural state
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If a gas displays a green placard it is
Ans: 2.2 Non-Flammable Non-Toxic
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If a gas cylinder is heated what will happen
Ans: It will explode
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Gas cylinders are designed to withstand
Ans: Normal rigors of transport
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To make it safe to transport, Acetylene gas is compressed under pressure and dissolved in what liquid
Ans: Acetone
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What flammable gas is used as a propellant in aerosols
Ans: Butane
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State the Three Divisions of UN Class 4 substances
Ans: 4.1 Flammable Solid 4.2 Spontaneous Combustible 4.3 Dangerous when Wet
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What is created when a UN Class 4.3 substance comes into contact with water
Ans: A Flammable Gas
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What types of packages must UN Class 4.2 and 4.3 be carried in
Ans: Class 4.2 Airtight Class 4.3 Watertight
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Thermally unstable substances must be transported under what conditions
Ans: Temperature Control
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What coloured stripes are on the white background of UN Class 4.1 Warning sign
Ans: Red
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UN Class 4.3 substances must be kept away from what
Ans:water
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What is distinctive about the warning sign in UN Class 4.3
Ans: It is Blue
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Who is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the temperatures of certain UN Class 4 substances during transport
Ans: The Driver
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Certain substances in UN Class 4.1 must not be allowed to reach their SADT, however state the two temperatures before SADT in the correct order
Ans: Control Temperature, and Emergency Temperature
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What actions must the driver take if the Emergency Temperature is reached
Ans: Contact the Emergency Services
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If you are carrying a Class 4.1 with an explosive subsidiary hazard it must be segregated from
Ans: All other Dangerous goods
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What danger can a UN Class 5.1 substance present during transportation
Ans: They react with combustible substances, even when air is not present
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What effect will an Oxidising Agent have on an already burning fire
Ans: It will intensify and feed the fire
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State the two divisions of UN Class 5
Ans: 5.1 Oxidising Substances 5.2 Organic Peroxide
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UN Class 5.2 substances contain what two elements of the Triangle of Fire in their structure
Ans: Fuel and Oxygen
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When will an Organic Peroxide burn or explode
Ans: When it reaches its SADT
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Organic Peroxides are dangerous because
Ans: They are unstable and decompose explosively
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What hazard does the UN Class 5.1 warning signs indicate
Ans: The letter O Depicting Oxygen with a flame above it
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What do the letters SADT stand for
Ans: Self-Accelerating Decomposition Temperature
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What is the minimum PPE whilst handling UN Class 5.2 substances
Ans: Goggles
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If there is a fire involving Class 5.2 what must you use on it
Ans: Large amounts of water
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What are the subsidiary hazards associated with Class 5
Ans: Flammable, Toxic, Corrosive, and Explosive
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Why do asbestos substances present a great risk to human health
Ans: Can cause damage to the lungs and even cancer
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Why are PCB’s dangerous
Ans: They are toxic and are carcinogenic
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Genetically Modified Organisms carried in UN Class 9 are only harmful to
Ans: Animals and Plant life
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Elevated temperature substances such as Liquid Molten Bitumen are carried at or above what temperature
Ans: 100ºc
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Materials in UN Class 9 are divided into
Ans: Substances and Articles
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What dangers do Polymeric Beads produce when sufficiently heated
Ans: A Flammable vapour
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What types of materials are transported in UN Class 9 and why
Ans: They present a danger to the general public and environment not covered in the other 8 classes
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What is distinctive about the UN Class 9 Warning sign
Ans: It gives no indication as to the danger
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PCBs are highly toxic, during transportation they must be adequately segregated from
Ans: Foodstuffs
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Where does the driver find information about the dangers of a Class 9 load
Ans: From the instructions in writing and the safety data sheet
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What PPE is essential for Class 6?
Ans: A Respirator
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What is the propellant used in aerosols?
Ans: Butane…. Flammable Gas
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Liquids and powders flowing through pipes may cause a build-up of?
Ans: Static
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Where do flammable liquids vapours burn
Ans: In the Air above the Liquid
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When gas cylinders are heated they may
Ans: Explode
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When handling Class 5.2 what PPE is essential
Ans: Goggles / Eye Protection
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Toxic substances must be segregated from?
Ans: Food Stuffs and Animal Fodder
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All Class 4 substances will
Ans: Burn
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Class 3 is flammable and may also be?
Ans: Toxic
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A combustible atmosphere may be ignited by?
Ans: A Spark or Flame
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What do the hazard Divisions of UN Class 1 indicate
Ans: How explosives react when initiated
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Q2 A mortar bomb containing a high explosive substance can be defined as what
Ans: An Explosive Article
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What are the definitions of the following Hazard Divisions
Ans: 1.1 Mass Explosion hazard 1.2 Projection Hazard 1.3 Fire Hazard 1.4 No Significant Hazard 1.5 Very Insensitive Hazard
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All Class 1 items are described as either Explosive Articles or
Ans: Explosive Substances
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What is the definition of explosive materials
Ans: They change state violently in to a large mass of hot gas instantly, causing damage to the surroundings
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What do the compatibility group letters indicate
Ans: Indicate which class 1 items can be transported together without increasing possible effects in an incident
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Who is responsible for ensuring that the mixing rules have been fully complied with
Ans: The Carrier
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Who is responsible for correctly packaging the explosives
Ans: The Consignor
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What information must be displayed on a label found on an explosives package
Ans: The Classification Code: (UN Class, Division, and Compatibility Group)
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Other than 1.4S what is the maximum Net Explosive Mass (NEM) allowed on an EX Ιll
Ans: 16000 Kgs (16 Tonne)
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Before starting out on your journey what checks would you carry out on fire extinguishers
Ans: Seal, Mark of Compliance and the Next Inspection Date
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Your vehicle is carrying 1.2E and 1.3C, what information would be displayed on the vehicle Placards
Ans: 1.2
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What vehicle markings are required and where are they positioned on a vehicle carrying explosives that attract the regulations
Ans: Orange Plate Front and Rear, Class 1 Placards Each Side and Rear
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What is meant by the Net Explosive Mass on a vehicle
Ans: NEM refers to the weight of the substance only contained within the load
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What document must you carry for your vehicle if the load attracts the regulations
Ans: The Certificate of Approval
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Your vehicle is on fire and the load is endangered, what must the vehicle crew do
Ans: Evacuate the Area and contact the Emergency Services
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List the 4 pieces of information displayed in a Hazard Warning Panel
Ans: EAC UN number Placard (any subsidiary hazards adjacent to placard) Telephone Number
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What is the purpose of a bursting disc
Ans: Prevents excess pressure build up within the system
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During transport, if the materials inside the tank start to heat up, what actions must the driver carry out
Ans: Stop, carry out remedial action to reduce temperature, if persists contact Emergency services
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What is the purpose of excess flow valves
Ans: Automatically closes if flow rate becomes excessive, prevents filling and discharging quickly, and escape of product
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Why must the driver check all hoses and pipe connections prior to loading and unloading
Ans: To ensure they are serviceable and they don’t leak when in use
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Where would the driver find details of the tanks MAWP
Ans: On the Tank Data Plate
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Where is the Data Plate for a tank or tank container fitted
Ans: To the tank/tank container in a conspicuous place readily accessible for inspection
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After discharge, what procedure must be carried out on all hoses
Ans: Drained and Capped, stowed away safely
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Why must ullage space be left in a tank or tank container
Ans: It allows for product expansion
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. Why are tanks and tank containers that transport refrigerated loads insulated
It helps maintain a low temperature
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After a high / low-pressure discharge, how is the pressure within the tank relieved
Ans: By opening the receiving tank valve after delivery as finished
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What may happen if an inert gas or air is not allowed to enter a tank during gravity or pump discharge
Ans: An Implosion
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When subsidiary hazard placards are required, where must they be displayed
Ans: Directly Adjacent the primary Placard
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What is the correct sequence for opening and closing a safe bolt and why is it fitted to a tank hatch
Ans: Fit First when closing, Last when Opening, fitted to prevent access whilst pressurised
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Before filling or discharging a tank, what procedure must be carried out
Ans: Identify correct product Tank, prevent accidental movement, ensure sufficient ullage space in receiving tank and provide a sample if required
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