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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

WHICH PUMP CONSIST OF TWO INTERMESHING GEARS REVOLVING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS?

ROTARY GEAR PUMP

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Who is Chempack an initiative of?

It is an initiative of DHS & CDC

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

When can the Chempack be opened?

In response to a actual nerve agent event or a situation thatis beyond the medical and pharmaceutical capabilities of what is kept on hand within DC fire & EMS units

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:


What form are nerve agents in?



Liquid & Vapor


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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Where are the 5 chempack containers located in DC?

DC fire, Howard University Hospital, George Washington University Hospital, Georgetown University Hospital and Dept of Health

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:


How many people will each container treat?



All treat 1000 except DC fires which will treat 454


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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

What is form of the treatment packs?

DC fire : 85% auto injectors & 15% bulk treatment supplies the other 4 have 85% bulk treatment supplies and 15 auto injectors

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Are chempacks used in small scale events?

No large deliberate or accidenal events

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Where is the DC fire chempack located?

1380 V St NE (property)

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

What is the financial commitment of DC once the chempack is opened?

10s of thousands of dollars but safety of public and personnel take priority of cost

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Who initiates movement of chempack?

Incident commander

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

Who does incident commander notify of need for Chempack?

OUC. the FLO will make sure the procedures of notification and deployment are carried out.ouc/flo will dispatch appropriate units to property, notify property and homeland security eoc and initiate a group 1 page

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

How is chempack deployed during normal business hours?

during normal business hours an available ems unit or supervisor will transport chempack to scene. property will ID and get signature from member transporting. member will report to medical branch director at scene for deployments

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

How is chempack deployed after normal business hours?

Ouc will dispatch closest truck and Ems unit to property to gain entry and transport chempack to scene

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From the EMS Ops Bulletins:

How is chempack deployed during special events and times of elevated threat levels?

personnel/ appropriate vehicle may be deployed to standby at property during elevated DHS levels or when the dept has received information that indicate higher level of readiness