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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Hazardous Waste Management Quiz
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Hazard Waste Management Quiz


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1 The Federal Statute that regulates hazardous waste management is called the Resource Conservation and Recover Act (RCRA).
True
False

2 We should manage hazardous waste to protect:
Ourselves
Co-Worker
Environment
Community

3 A small quantity generator generates the following amount of hazardous waste per month:
Less than 100 KG
100-1000 KG
Greater than 1000 KG

4 Characteristics that make a waste hazardous are:
Ignitable
Reactive
Corrosive
EP Toxic

5 A waste with pH <2 or > 12.5 is:
Ignitable
Reactive
Corrosive
EP Toxic

6 A waste with a flash point below 140 degree F is:
Ignitable
Reactive
Corrosive
EP Toxic

8 A waste which is explosive, gives off toxic fumes, or reacts with water is:
Ignitable
Reactive
Corrosive
EP Toxic

9 At the satellite accumulation area the container of waste must be:
Labeled
Closed
Inspected Weekly
Dated

10 How do we determine if a waste is hazardous?

NOTE When finished, print out a copy and return it to your Safety Officer. Or...

Pick your work location:
New York: Ithaca & Geneva
Maine: Orono, Presque Isle, & Franklin
Pennsylvania: University Park
West Virginia: Beaver
West Virginia: Kearneysville, Leetown

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Last Modified: 2/2/2010
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