Flashcards in MP 204.01b Hazardous Materials Decontamination Deck (12)
The purpose of the decontamination procedure is to assure what?
That harmful or dangerous residues are confined within the Hot Zone.
Who is responsible for assuring that a Decontamination Sector is implemented at incidents which involve a potential contamination problem?
The Decontamination Sector will be made up of personnel from what team?
Haz Mat Team
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
Where should the Decontamination area be established?
Within the Hot Zone perimeter adjacent to the entrance/exit.
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.
The rescue should be brought to what zone perimeter for loading?
True or False? Transporting of Level 1 patients should not be delayed for complete decontamination.
What will not be used for transporting any contaminating patients?
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.
What should be completed when exposed to a hazardous material?
An Exposure Form.