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[A605.1 Explosion Incidents]

A relatively new dimension in making explosive devices and bombs is the threat of coupling a conventional explosive with radioactive material thus creating a :

Dirty bomb

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The _______ from an explosion can contaminate a large area depending on the power of the blast and the type of radioactive source attached to the bomb:


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The primary health hazard of radiation is through:

Internal contamination, usually inhalation

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All reports of an explosion should be considered an intentional criminal act involving a:

Dirty bomb

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First arriving companies should approach from _______ and ________ being cognitive of ________ ________ and the possibility of _________ ___________:

-Upwind and Uphill

-Secondary devices

-Radiation exposure

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The initial exclusion zone should be established:

Outside of the fallout area or debris field. If there is a large dust cloud outside of the fallout area, it should be established outside of the dust cloud

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Do the _______ _______ for the _______ ________ in the ________ ________ of time with the ________ _______ to personnel:

-Most good

-Most people

-Shortest amount

-Least risk

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This may be the most appropriate initial tactic:

Hasty rescue with full PPE and SCBA

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Have personnel don SCBA and full PPE prior to:

Exiting the apparatus

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If fires are present, adopt _________ firefighting postures outside of the _______ ________:


-Exclusion zone

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What is the best protection from radiation?




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Personnel should remain outside of the exclusion zone until:

Arrival of SpecOps and monitoring determines safety

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Who will be responsible for monitoring and detecting if any radioactive material have been coupled with an explosive device?

Spec Ops

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What should personnel that were involved in hasty rescue go through after the operation (2)?

1. Decon

2. medical examination

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Initial monitoring by Spec Ops will focus on detection of _______ materials followed or concurrent with ________ _________ detection:


-Chemical agent

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Radiological monitoring should be initiated on the approach from _______ ___ ______ utilizing an instrument for _____-_____ radiation detection and utilized in conjunction with a ____-_____ instrument upon exiting the apparatus:

-Inside the cab



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Exclusion zone limits should be established at a dose rate reading of:

2 millirem per hour

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Spec Ops personnel approaching the blast area for detection/monitoring operations will be utilizing:

Personal dosimeters

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Positive readings for the presence of radiation will require:

Outside resources to help mitigate the incident

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Who will be responsible for the management of patient and technical decon areas?

Spec Ops

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Command should consider limiting the use of what inside the exclusion zone?

Electronic communications equipment

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What radioactive particles do our PPE provide protection from?

Alpha and Beta, not gamma

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What type of decon should be established for personnel?

Technical decon

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