However, putting water on the liquid brings the liquid to behave aggressively and the mixture of the water and the liquid will explode (“NFPA Labeling Guide”).
The most important step that should be taken before proceeding to the incident is to call the emergency service to reach immediately at the spot. As, the emergency service lacks the suitable equipment to treat such chemical, it is better to contact the company’s emergency team giving then information what type of chemical they should take with them. The second step is to keep an eye on the driver of the tanker. The most significant step is to help the driver to leave the tanker (United States Department of Labor, n.d.). However, as the equipment I have are only bricks, bags of cement and sand and different prices if wood. Before proceeding, I will check that there is no sigh of flame of spark coming out of tanker. The second step it will take is to have a close look the driver and then ensure that the driver is safe. The next step is to reach the driver of the tanker and then making him fairly enough away from the spot of the incident. The next step that should be done is to advice the people not to gather at the spot of accident, as the liquid dripping out of the tanker is flammable and can catch fire easily (United States Department of Labor, n.d).
There is a need to take serious steps to avoid any further accident at the spot. The equipment that I have bought for the backyard project can be utilized making the traffic away from the spot. The blocks and the pieces of the wood and limber can be utilized to on the road to stop the traffic from to the spot of the accident. The concrete blocks and timber pieces can be placed vertically on the road to identify that there is some reason for closing the road. On the other hand, police department should be contacted to take control of the situation and properly close the road (United States Department of Labor, n.d). The more ...Show more