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HAZMAT ERP ADD2 - CHEMICAL ATTACK UNDERGROUND TRANSIT

Nerve agents (tabun/sarin/VX) will have this smell?

Fruit

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Nerve agents (tabun/sarin/VX) will give off these signs of exposure:

- respiratory distress

- convulsions

- SLUDGEM
Salivation
Lacrimation
Urination
Defecation
GI Distress
Emesis (vomiting)
Muscle Twitching/Miosis ( contraction of pupils)

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Blister agents (mustards/lewisite) smell like?

Garlic
Geraniums

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Blister agents (mustards/lewisite) will give off these signs of exposure?

Mustards - signs and symptoms do not appear for several hours, skin blistering

Lewisite. - signs/symptoms appear immediately, severe irritation to eyes, skin, airways and tissue necrosis

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Blood agents (hydrogen cyanide/cyanogen chloride) smell like?

Burnt almonds

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Outward signs that someone is suffering from blood agent (hydrogen cyanide/cyanogen chloride) chemical attack are?

Victims gasping for air

Convulsions

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Choking agents (chlorine/ammonia) smell like?

Chlorine or grass

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Outward signs of exposure to Choking agents (chlorine/ammonia) are?

Victims gasping for air

Eye irritation

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What is top priority before establishing command posts or staging areas in a chemical attack underground?

Protection from a secondary device

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Characteristics of the exclusion zone (hot zone):

Hot zone

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Characteristics of contamination reduction zone: (warm zone)

- safe refuge area (SRA) - evaluate the need for decontamination of those exiting the exclusion zone

- decontamination areas

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Characteristics of support zone(cold zone):

- incident command post

- staging area

- casualty collection points

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The incident command post should be located in the ______________ outside the subway entrance, away from _____________ and ____________ of the incident

The incident command post should be located in the SUPPORT ZONE outside the subway entrance, away VENTILATION GRATINGS and UPWIND of the incident.

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TRUE/FALSE

Members are NOT to enter a subway where visible persons are unresponsive.

TRUE

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: PROTECTIVE MEASURES

TRUE/FALSE

Avoid contact with suspected agent.

TRUE

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: PROTECTIVE MEASURES

TRUE/FALSE

If dispersal device is still operational, the first arriving units shall attempt to stop device then head immediately to gross decontamination.

FALSE

If dispersal device is still operational, the first arriving units shall make attempt NO to stop device then head immediately RETREAT and proceed directly to gross decontamination

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: PROTECTIVE MEASURES

TRUE/FALSE

Members operating in bunker gear should not proceed in the exclusion zone (hot zone) any further than the farthest live victim.

TRUE

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: PROTECTIVE MEASURES

TRUE/FALSE

The Chaeuffer monitors on-air time of members in order to ensure decontamination is completed before air supply is depleted.

FALSE

The OFFICER monitors on-air time of members in order to ensure decontamination is completed before air supply is depleted.

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

The first arriving ladder will split up into two teams, ____________ and ___________.

Team 1 - evacuation and hazard assessment team

Team 2 - back-up team

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

If members of the first arriving ladder evacuation and hazard assessment team (team 1) come across visible persons who are unresponsive, what should they do?

- transmit such information to incident commander (members have come across an area with no responsive victims - indicating life threat)

- retreat immediately to be decontaminated

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

What is the PPE of team 1, evacuation and hazard assessment team?

SCBA and face piece

Cover all exposed skin (hood on ear flaps down)

Don medical examination gloves under firefighting gloves

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

The hazard assessment teams (team 1)duties include:

- make rapid assessment of the area

- identify the source and nature of the problem

- relay hazard assessment to the incident commander

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

The first arriving ladders tactical operations include:

- direct victims to SRA (safe refuge area)

- facilitate victim evacuation by removal of barriers

- mark route with search rope for cpc/rescue teams

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

The back up teams duties include:

- backup team for team 1

- establish communications relay to incident commander

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING LADDER

The first arriving ladder Chaueffer is responsible for:

- apparatus placement

- assist in the communications relay

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: SECOND ARRIVING LADDER

The second arriving ladder's technical operations include:

- limit site access remaining outside the exclusion zone
- establish contamination reduction zone using barrier tape and utility rope
- direct ambulatory victims from SRA to decontamination area
- bring stokes/sked with utility rope to drag non-ambulatory victims to decontamination area

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: SECOND ARRIVING LADDER

The second arriving ladder is split up into two teams:

Team 1 - evacuation to gross decontamination team

Team 2 - site access control team

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: SECOND ARRIVING LADDER

The second due ladder's team 1 evacuation to gross decontamination team is responsible for:

- direct ambulatory victims from SRA to the gross decontamination area

- assist non-ambulatory victims to gross decontamination area via stokes/SKED

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: SECOND ARRIVING LADDER

The second arriving ladder, Team 2 - the site access control team is responsible for:

- define initial exclusion zone with RED BARRIER TAPE

- establish contamination reduction zone

- establish contamination reduction corridor

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: SECOND ARRIVING LADDER

The second arriving ladder Chaueffer is responsible for:

- position apparatus for site access control

- assist team 1 and team 2 as necessary

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: FIRST ARRIVING ENGINE

The first responding engine is responsible for?

- stage apparatus and equipment upwind
- locate and connect to a working hydrant
- donn PPE
- provide emergency gross decon of ambulatory victims
- direct decontaminated people to causality collection points
- provides estimate of number of victims to incident commander
- inform 2nd arriving ladder and incident commander if victims collapse on their way to gross decontamination area

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FIRST ARRIVING UNITS: SECOND AND THIRD ARRIVING ENGINES

What are the duties of the second, third and possibly fourth arriving engines?

- May operate independently at their own station
- ensure decontamination is available at these locations
- perform Cfrd as needed

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