Flashcards in Field Sanitation Deck (27)
What are the four types of waste
What is the water requirement per person per day in a temperate zone?
A latrine can be no closer than what distance to a what're source
What is potable water
Water that is safe to drink
What are the measurements of a straddle trench
1 foot wide 4 feet long
2 1/2 feet deep
How many gallons of water will a lister bag hold?
How deep is a cat hole
6 to 12 inches
What is a communicable disease
A disease that can be transmitted person to person animal to person and insect to person
What are the five Fs of field sanitation
What is the best protection against disease or biological warfare
Immunization and personal hygiene
What field manual covers unit field sanitation team
What FM covers field hygiene sanitation
What is field sanitation
Measures to create and maintain healthy environmental conditions
What are the 5 communicable disease grouped by the Army?
What is a vector
A living organism that can carry a disease producing virus
What is palatable water
Water that is pleasing to taste but may be unsafe
What are some disease carried by a fly
What 3 rules apply to water discipline in the field
Drink only from approved sources
Do not contaminate your sources
What are the three most common poison plants
Where should the latrine be located in relation to the mess hall
At least 100 meters downstream or down hill
What are some of the disease caused by the mosquito
What are some methods for human waste disposal
Burn out latrine
Bore hole latrine
Urine soak pits
How far should garbage pits be placed away from the mess area.
30 yards and no closer than 100 ft from any water sources
Enough straddle trenches should be dug to accommodate what percentage of the unit at one time?
Water that is not properly treated can spread what diseases?
What are two ways to purify water