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types of damage caused by hazardous materials :

TRACEM

thermal

radiological

asphyxiation

chemical

etiological

mechanical

2

blue placard:

health

3

red placard:

fire

4

yellow placard:

reactivity

5

white placard:

symbols that indicated additional info

6

first responder awareness level responsibilities at a hazardous materials incident acronym RAIN:

Recognize that a hazardous materials incident has occurred

Avoid contact with the hazardous substance

Isolate the area

Notify the appropriate authorities or response agencies

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nine step hazmat decon setup procedure:

tool drop area

decon wash pool/rinse pool/shower

scba removal or replacement

ppe removal

personal clothing removal

personal hygiene and shower

clean clothes

rehab and ems evaluation

documentation

8

alpha rays can be stopped by _____

beta rays can be stopped by _____

gamma rays can be stopped by ______

clothing

aluminum or like materials

lead shielding

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pt care hazmat priorities

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2

3

personal safety

pt care

decon

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