Loading and Storing Acids

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Haz-Mat Test: Loading and Storing Acids

Q.: Which of the following statements, concerning loading of specific hazmat, is true?

A.: Do not load nitric acid above any other product. Cyanides or cyanide mixtures may not be loaded or stored with acids. Load storage batteries so their liquid will not spill. Keep them right side up.

Explanation: Depending on your employer or client, you may not encounter acids, cyanides, or batteries for shipment. However, you must know the proper procedures in securing all hazmat loads for testing purposes.