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Daily Quiz (46)


The U.S. Department of Energy issued a mandate to cut emissions from new or newly renovated __ to reduce pollution, improve air quality and adopt energy-efficient equipment.


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it would be starting a $3 billion Clean ___ Program, meant to fund zero-emissions equipment and infrastructure to help improve air quality.


In May, California air regulators voted to ban the use of what in a variety of applications due to high toxicity?


A recent report from the International Energy Agency found that the global energy sector produced nearly ___ million tons of methane emission in 2022, an increase from the year prior.


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the final rule amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for what types of facilities?


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposal to strengthen key national ambient air quality standards for what?


In July, the Canadian government published a renewed agenda that focuses on what types of emissions to improve air quality?


Last month, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the launch of a new program to improve _____ quality in buildings.


What is the OSHA standard dictating requirements for respiratory protection, including guidelines for respirator selection, fit, testing, maintenance, care and more?


True or false: Mathers Ratings are sometimes used to report the opacity of air pollution emissions.


True or false: OSHA issued two new protocols for respirator fit testing in the Fall of 2019.


True or false: With respirator use during abrasive blasting, the approved air hose from the respirator manufacturer must be used.


True or false: The breathing air of a supplied air respirator can be a potential inhalation hazard to abrasive blasters.


True or false: Breathing-grade compressed air (Grade D, as specified by the Compressed Gas Association) must contain at least 25% oxygen by volume.


Opacity observations of air pollution emissions are sometimes reported using what rating system?


True or false: NIOSH is the organization that defines the content of Grade D breathing air, required in CFR 1910.134 for supplied air respirators.


True or false: According to a PaintSquare blogger, respiratory protection plans are usually properly implemented.


True or false: Opacity observations of air pollution emissions are sometimes reported using the Kasmirsky Scale.


True or false: SHAPP is the abbreviation for the emission standard set by the EPA to cover exposure to hazardous air pollutants in steel fabrication and paint shops, among other facilities.


True or false: In abrasive blasting work, 100-micron-sized dust particles are respirable and therefore dangerous to health.


True or false: The banana oil test is recognized as a quantitative fit test of an air-purifying respirator.


Where do many toxic and oxygen-displacing gases accumulate in confined spaces?


True or false: Sick building syndrome is the same as “building-related illness.”


True or false: Accelerated testing of exterior coatings containing nanoparticles, conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has produced data about the release of nanoparticles into the environment that may help in assessing the health and environmental impacts from these releases.


True or false: A study published in The Lancet estimated that 4,600 deaths worldwide were caused by silicosis in 2013.


According to the EPA, what is the diameter of particles that are respirable?


True or false: The new OSHA action level for exposure to crystalline silica has been reduced from 100 micrograms per cubic meter to 25 micrograms per cubic meter, time-weighted average in an 8-hour period.


What is the abbreviation for the emission standard set by EPA to cover exposure to hazardous air pollutants in steel fabrication and paint shops, among other facilities?


True or false: OSHA estimates that its new “Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction” standard will save over 600 lives and prevent 900 new cases of silicosis each year.


Opacity observations of air pollution emissions are sometimes reported using what rating system?


True or false: Architectural floor coatings have a VOC limit of 50 g/l in the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).


True or false: If a coating has 50 grams per liter or less of VOCs, it is said to be HAPS-free.


What is the name of the collection of northeastern states and the District of Columbia working together to reduce ground-level ozone?


What is the abbreviation for the emission standard set by EPA to cover exposure to hazardous air pollutants in steel fabrication and paint shops, among other facilities?


True or False? Threshold Limit Values (TLVs), representing the maximum levels of airborne contaminant that can be inhaled for a working lifetime by almost all workers without injury, are recommended rather than required limits.


True or false: According to OSHA, permissible exposure limits (PELs) and Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) are both required limits on exposure to airborne contaminants.


Which of the following alternatives is an engineering control for an air-contaminant workplace hazard?


True or false: The California Supreme Court recently upheld the South Coast Air Quality Management District’s authority to enact air-quality rules on architectural coatings, even if compliance with the rules requires technology not yet developed.


What organization defines the content of Grade D breathing air, required in CFR 1910.134 for supplied air respirators?


Breathing grade compressed air (Grade D, as specified by the Compressed Gas Association) must contain what percentage of oxygen by volume?


Manufacturers of supplied air respirators must acquire approval for these products from what agency?


Where are you most likely to find oxygen-deficient air?


In abrasive blasting work, how small do dust particles have to be to make them respirable and therefore dangerous to health?


What is the source of the specification for Grade D breathing air?


What is the minimum oxygen content of air suitable for breathing?


Which of the following types of coatings is not subject to a VOC limit of 50 grams per liter under Rule 1113 of the South Coast Air Quality Management District?


 
 
   

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