Flashcards in Ch. 106 First Aid Deck (34)
How do u use Calcium Hypochlorite?
-Add Calcium Hypochlorite from one ampule in half full canteen cup and stir w/stick until power is dissolved
-Leave 1 inch of airspace or more
-Than fill cap half full of solution and add the water
-Place cap on canteen,shake well
-Loosen cap/tip canteen for leakage around threads
-Tighten cap,wait 30 mins before using for cooking/drinking
How do Boiling water for drinking?
-Used when purification compounds are unavailable
-Disadvantages: fuel to boil water
-takes awhile to boil than cool
-needs protection against recontamination
-Must be boiled for at least 15 sec for safe drinking
What is the size of a Cat Hole?
-1ft wide x 1ft deep
-Used on the march