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1

HMTUs are assigned a second apparatus designated as their Haz-Mat Tender. All equipment assigned to these tenders for Haz-Mat response shall be carried on this apparatus. What important piece of equipment is carried on the companies first piece?

4.1
HMTUs are assigned a second apparatus designated as their Haz-Mat Tender. All equipment assigned to these tenders for Haz-Mat response shall be carried on this apparatus with the exceptionof the unit's complement of level A chemical protective suits. These suits will be carried on the company's first piece to ensure availability of this equipment at all times.

2

When the unit leaves quarters for training or other non-response activities, what shall accompany the unit to ensure full HMTU capabilities?

4.3
When the unit leaves quarters for training or other non-response activities, the Haz-Mat Tender shall accompany the unit. This ensures the HMTU's full capability to respond to any operation they may be redirected to.

3

If the redirected response (structural fire, etc.) does not call for the use of the tender or the equipment carried on it what shall the members do with the Tender?

4.3
The tender shall be properly locked and secured upon arrival at the scene.

4

If the HMTU is out of quarters without the tender and is assigned a haz-mat response, they are to do what?

4.4
For response from quarters for other then haz-mat incidents, the Haz-Mat Tender shall be left in quarters, available for immediate pick up if needed. If the HMTU is out of quarters without the tender and is assigned a haz-mat response, they are to notify the dispatcher, who will special call the nearest available unit to transport the tender to the
scene.

5

When the HMTU arrives before HMC1, or HMC1 is operating elsewhere, the HMTU will report to who and take what actions?

5.1
When the HMTU arrives before HMC1, or HMC1 is operating elsewhere, the HMTU will report to the Incident Commander and make an assessment of the incident. The HMTU would then advise the
IC of their ability to handle the incident or there need for HMC1 to continue in.the Incident Commander and make an assessment of the incident. The HMTU would then advise the IC of their ability to handle the incident or there need for HMC1 to continue in.

6

At Haz-Mat mass casualty incidents, the HMTUs may be assigned to what duties?

5.2
At Haz-Mat mass casualty incidents, the HMTUs may be assigned to victim removal, first aid, and/or decontamination.

7

Incidents involving an unusually large number of victims, the HMTU's primary emphasis will be on what duty?

5.3
Incidents involving an unusually large number of victims, the HMTU's primary emphasis will be on decontamination.

8

True or False a HMTU is capable of the control and mitigation of an incident?

5.6
A HMTU is capable, within the limitation of their training and equipment, to operate as an independent Haz-Mat Team in the control and mitigation of an incident.

9

Entries into contaminated areas shall be made only when what positions are filled and set up?

6.3
Entries into contaminated areas shall be made only when these positions are filled and a
decontamination station is established. This may necessitate awaiting the arrival of a second HMTU to staff the decontamination station.