2016 Fire / Police Survey Questions






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1. What are the possible signs of a release?
A) Oily Sheen on the surface of water
B) Water bubbling or being blown into the air
C) Low-lying, dense, white vapor cloud
D) An area of dead or discolored vegetation in a green area
E) Dirt blowing from a hole
F) A hissing or whistling sound
G) A roaring like a jet engine
H) Aromatic odor, like petroleum liquids
I) An odor like rotten eggs or a burnt match
J) All of the above

2. What information can be found on all pipeline warning markers by your response personnel in the field?
A) Operators name
B) Emergency contact number
C) Type of product
D) The words warning, danger or caution
E) All of the above

3. Emergency Responders should not operate pipeline valves.

4. What are the steps to take in a pipeline emergency?
A) Approach from the upwind direction
B) Park your vehicle at a safe distance
C) Evacuate people to upwind location
D) Take steps to prevent ignition sources
E) All of the above

5. How many miles of natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines
are in the United States?

A) 200,000
B) 500,000
C) 1 million
D) 2.2 million
E) 5 million

6. Prior to this conference, when was the last time you had a direct contact with a pipeline operator?
A) Less than 3 months ago
B) Between 3-11 months ago
C) Between 12-23 months ago
D) More than 2 years ago
E) At last year's FDIC conference
F) Never

7. Have you ever received pipeline emergency response training?
Yes No

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