Flashcards in FTP Hazmat 14 USPS bio detection system ops Deck (7)
Which is not the departments mission for an incident with the USPS biodetection activation?
Initial responding units at a USPS BDS activation will meet at an initial emergency response meeting point. Who determines this location?
B. first officer on scene
D. Individual facility plan
ICP, unified operations & FD staging area post will also be a predetermined location
If a USPS employee refers to the In Plant Refuge we should know they are talking about the:
A. safe refuge area
B. operations post
C. cold zone
D. front entrance
The first arriving units shall report to the initial emergency response meeting point and make contact with who?
C. USPS liaison
Verify activation of BDS alarm.
• Are all employees out of the building or in a Safe Refuge Area (SRA) within the facility?
• Are all employees accounted for?
• Verify number of patients in each Exposure Group.
• Are there any immediate life safety concerns? (e.g., life threatening medical emergency, fire, etc.).
USPS will conduct the primary and secondary searches. FDNY units will enter only for immediate life safety concerns.
USPS will be responsible for accounting for all employees, visitors, and /or customers and are responsible to conduct a primary and secondary search if necessary.
What code is transmitted for a confirmed BDS activation? [sec 6.2}