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The purpose of the decontamination procedure is to assure what?

That harmful or dangerous residues are confined within the Hot Zone.

1

Who is responsible for assuring that a Decontamination Sector is implemented at incidents which involve a potential contamination problem?

Command

2

The Decontamination Sector will be made up of personnel from what team?

Haz Mat Team

3

What three courses of action does the Decontamination Sector assume when all personnel leave the Hot Zone?

1. Confirm not contaminated
2. Decontaminate and release
3. Retain & package items for removal from the site for disposal or decontamination at a different location

4

Where should the Decontamination area be established?

Within the Hot Zone perimeter adjacent to the entrance/exit.

5

True or False? Any runoff or residue from decontamination procedures must be contained within the hot zone and retained for proper disposal and not allowed to spread or escape.

True

6

The rescue should be brought to what zone perimeter for loading?

Warm Zone

7

True or False? Transporting of Level 1 patients should not be delayed for complete decontamination.

True

8

What will not be used for transporting any contaminating patients?

Helicopters

9

When transporting contaminated patients to medical facilities, the receiving hospital must be notified of ________ in advance to make necessary preparations?

The nature of the contamination.

10

What should be completed when exposed to a hazardous material?

An Exposure Form.

11

Personal effects will be carefully guarded by _______ personnel until a determination can be made regarding the final disposition?

Decontamination Sector