L.P. Book HAZMAT / Lesson Plan #6 HAZMAT Decontamination Procedures

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Lesson Plan #6 Hazmat Decontamination Procedures


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  • 1. 
          Types of contamination are
    • A. 

      Simple & complex

    • B. 

      Emergency & regular

    • C. 

      Gross & secondary

    • D. 

      Elementary & secondary

  • 2. 
          Purpose of emergency decontamination is
    • A. 

      To be able to get done quicker

    • B. 

      Immediately remove contaminates that pose an immediate threat to life

    • C. 

      To be able to use red lights and sirens while decontamination procedures are being done

    • D. 

      Remove contaminates in a slow methodical procedure using multiple washing and rinsing stations

  • 3. 
          Emergency decontamination location considerations include all except
    • A. 

      Weather, wind direction, slope of ground

    • B. 

      Surface material & porosity

    • C. 

      Time, distance, & shielding

    • D. 

      Locations of drains, sewers, & watercourses

  • 4. 
          Decontamination officer
    • A. 

      Sets up the entire decontamination station

    • B. 

      Is the first person allowed to be decontaminated

    • C. 

      Free lances the decontamination set-up

    • D. 

      Responsible for ensuring decon is set-up and performed properly

  • 5. 
          The decontamination zone is set-up
    • A. 

      Setup in the warm zone

    • B. 

      Uphill from the incident

    • C. 

      Upwind from the incident

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
          Protective clothing for personnel performing decontamination should be
    • A. 

      The same level of PPE will be worn if the first decon station is manned

    • B. 

      Structural turnout gear with SCBA is sufficient

    • C. 

      Only Supplied Air Respirators are allowed for use by the decon station personnel

    • D. 

      Decon suits are cooler and lighter than the entry teams gear

  • 7. 
          When treating a contaminated patient, care must be taken into consideration when
    • A. 

      Using O2 (you must be aware of Chemical compatibility)

    • B. 

      Until you determine what health plan the patient has

    • C. 

      Waiting for Life Flight

    • D. 

      Heading to re-hab

  • 8. 
          Contaminated patient care must
    • A. 

      Include dressing the patient in a hospital gown

    • B. 

      Be treated for narcolepsy prior to transport

    • C. 

      Be decontaminated properly prior to transport

    • D. 

      Both a & b

  • 9. 
         Brief ambulance personnel of
    • A. 

      Patient information

    • B. 

      Hazardous Chemical (Give MSDS)

    • C. 

      Signs & symptoms

    • D. 

      All of the above