The Action Level!® Quiz - Volume 14 No 9 - September 2017

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Association between Exposure to o-Chlorobenzylidene Malononitrile (CS Riot Control Agent) and Urinary Metabolite 2-Chlorohippuric Acid in U.S. Army Mask Confidence Training

Maccon A. Buchanan, Joseph J. Hout, William Bragg, Alex Stubner and Mary Brueggemeyer

1. Variation in age, gender, and body mass index (BMI) of the test subjects had a significant impact on chlorohippuric acid (CHA) levels at all time intervals. True or False?

2. What is the primary reason for creatinine correction of biological monitoring results?



A Gap Analysis of the United States Death Care Sector to Determine Training and Education Needs Pertaining to Highly Infectious Disease Mitigation and Management

Aurora B. Le, Lesley Witter, Jocelyn J. Herstein, Katelyn C. Jelden, Elizabeth Beam, Shawn G. Gibbs and John J. Lowe

3. Approximately what percentage of death care sector survey respondents stated that their business had trained employees on how to properly manage the body of a deceased individual with a highly infectious disease?



4. After the 2014 West Africa Ebola Outbreak, peer-reviewed literature and information on best practices centered around how U.S. workers in various industries could mitigate and manage the risks of Ebola virus disease. True or False?

Evaluation of the Well Mixed Room and Near-field Far-field Models in Occupational Settings

Susan F. Arnold, Yuan Shao and Gurumurthy Ramachandran

5. Model inputs for the WMR and NF models were directly measured or estimated from measurements collected in the respective workplaces. What method was most commonly used to measure or estimate the generation rate?



6. Using real-time instruments in this study provided time-varying measurements of airborne contaminants. These data were useful for estimating time-varying generation rates, thus facilitating accurate estimates of short term and peak exposures. True or False?

The Recommended Threshold Limit Values for Heat Exposure Fail to Maintain Body Core Temperature Within Safe Limits in Older Working Adults

Dallon T. Lamarche, Robert D. Meade, Andrew W. D’Souza, Andreas D. Flouris, Stephen G. Hardcastle, Ronald J. Sigal, Pierre Boulay and Glen P. Kenny

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Evaluating Polymer Degradation with Complex Mixtures Using a Simplified Surface Area Method

Kandace M. Steele, Todd Pelham and Robert N. Phalen

9. With the selection of PPE, which type of physical testing can industrial hygienists use to evaluate the chemical-resistant properties of gloves and clothing against complex chemical mixtures?




10. Adequate chemical-resistance data for protective gloves exist for a majority of the chemical products on the market today. True or False?

Lung Function Measures Following Simulated Wildland Firefighter Exposures

Matthew D. Ferguson, Erin O. Semmens, Emily Weiler, Joe Domitrovich, Mary French, Christopher Migliaccio, Charles Palmer, Charles Dumke and Tony Ward

11. If using a spirometer to measure lung function (i.e., FVC, etc.) in wildland firefighters, in what way would lung function likely change following a full summer of firefighting?


12. When working on project fires or prescribed burns, firefighters experience average PM concentrations ranging:



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Nano-metal Oxides: Exposure and Engineering Control Assessment

Alberto Garcia, Adrienne Eastlake, Jennifer L. Topmiller, Christopher Sparks, Kenneth Martinez and Charles L. Geraci

13. Which of the following is a recommended evaluation technique of nanoparticles?




14. In surface sampling, which of the following metals most likely exceeded recommendations?



Impact of Time and Assisted Donning on Respirator Fit

Brian Rembialkowski, Margaret Sietsema and Lisa Brosseau

15. Which of the following best conforms to the major goal for this study?



16. Pass rates were relatively similar comparing two facepieces chosen. True or False?

Center for the Polyurethanes Industry Summary of Unpublished Industrial Hygiene Studies Related to the Evaluation of Emissions of Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation

Richard D. Wood

17. This study demonstrates that catalyst emissions generally are not reduced by using reactive catalysts in SPF formulations. True or False?

18. Mechanical ventilation has an important role in controlling emissions discussed in this work. True or False?



Deadline for answers is October 27, 2017.

Answers will be available online on October 30, 2017.