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What does Appendix B pertain to?
Care of contaminated clothing and equipment at medical treatment facilities
Where should the clothing dump site be located?
downwind of the MTF or in a leeward exposed topside position afloat
What are three ways to contain the contaminated items?
1. In plastic bags
2. In closed airtight containers
3. Covered with earth
How far away from the MTF and living quarters should the dump site be?
at least 75yds downwind
The medical officer should notify the proper authority with what specific information?
1. Existence of the dump site
2. exact location and size
3. type of chemical contamination
What MOPP level should personnel be in when handling contaminated items?
MOPP level 4
What is done with contaminated items when operating at sea?
Items are dumped over the side
Complete decontamination of impermeable items can be done by what three methods?
1. Aeration
2. Water immersion
3. Slurry
What two kits can be used to decontaminate your mask?
M291 Skin decontaminating kit
or M258A1 Skin decontaminating kit
When using the M258A1 kit for mask decontamination, in which order are the wipes used?
DECON-2 wipe first then DECON-1 wipe (opposite of order used for decontaminating the skin)
Web and canvas equipment can be decontaminated by what means?
Boiling in water for 1 hour or bleach slurry
How is leather equipment decontaminated?
Initial decontamination using M295 DPIE as rapidly as possible or soak in 122-131F water for 4-6 hours.
How do you decontaminate canvas from litters?
Immerse in boiling water 1 hour. Add 4lbs sodium carbonate to each 10gal of water, if possible.
How do you decontaminate wood from litters?
Apply 30% aqueous slurry of bleach and let react for 12-24 hours.
Hoe do you decontaminate the metal from litters?
Decontaminating solution #2 for 30 minutes
If the litter can not be broken down, how is it decontaminated?
Bleach slurry or flushing with hot soapy waters
If the litter can not be decontaminated...then what?
Apply 5% Cl solution. If not available, use M295 DPIE. *Do not use DS2 on litter, may dissolve fabric.*
What is used to monitor decontaminated items?
CAM (Chemical Agent Monitor)
How do you use the CAM?
Seal items in plastic bag and warm in sun for 30 minutes. Slightly unseal bag and place nozzle of CAM in.
If items are still contaminated, then what?
Bury them. If items are essential, repeat decontamination steps.