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Who is responsible for assuring that the decontamination sector is implemented?

Command

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The Decon Sector is responsible for determining the most appropriate Decon procedures in managing the decon process. This should be done in conjunction with advice from the _________.

Poison control center

2

The Decon sector officer must assume that all personnel and equipment preparing to leave the hot zone are contaminated. What three courses of action are available?

Confirm not contaminated

Decontaminate

Retain package items for removal, for disposable or decon at a different location

3

In all cases the primary objective must be to avoid _______ beyond the hot zone.

Contaminating anyone or anything

4

When transporting contaminated patients, what are some steps to lessen the exposure to rescuers?

Draping exposed surfaces with sheets

Wrap patients to lessen off-gassing

Where SCBA en-route

5

When trying to quickly treat and decon level 1 patient that are contaminated, bring the rescue to the ______ zone.

Warm

6

If it is necessary to transport contaminated patients to medical facilities, the receiving hospital must be notified in advanced of the_________, in order to make necessary preparations.

Nature of contamination

7

Who will determine when it is appropriate to release custody of PPE, personal effects and equipment after consulting appropriate medical personnel?

Decon sector officer

8

What should personal complete after a Decon incident?

Exposure form

9

What is the purpose of the decontamination procedure?

Assure that any potentially harmful or dangerous residue, on persons, equipment or apparatus, are confined within the hot zone

10

The decontamination sector officer must assume that all personnel and equipment preparing to leave the hot zone are what?

Contaminated

11

Where should the decontamination area be established?

Within the hot zone perimeter adjacent to lobby control

12

Personnel, equipment, and apparatus shall not be permitted to leave the hot zone without approval from whom?

Decon sector officer

13

The decontamination area should provide a Corridor leading in which direction?

Away from the source of contamination toward the exit

14

Who will be responsible for supervising proper removal of items when removing them in the hot zone?

Hazard sector officer

Decon sector officer

15

Patients in need of medical treatment should be treated in what manner?

Remove from the source of contamination ASAP but remain in hot zone

16

True or false: transporting level 1 patients should not be delayed for complete decontamination.

True

17

Rescue and treatment personnel may still have to wear what while en-route to hospital?

Protective garments

SCBA

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True or False: helicopters can be used to transport contaminated patients.

False, they will not be used due to offgassing effects on pilot and flight crew

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