(d) Step 4.
Dry usable items. Discard into a pile any glove or GVO having punctures,
tears, rips, holes, or other damage. Place usable items on the poncho or
plastic sheet to air dry and weather.
(e) Step 5.
Place the items into plastic trash bags, along with an M256 Detector Ticket.
If the detector ticket shows no contamination, the items can be reissued or
stored for issue later.
remaining, the station attendants can recycle the items or discard them.
If you do not remove overboots, you cannot check for agent on the combat
boots. If overboots are not properly removed, you risk contaminating your
combat boots and spreading contamination to clean areas. If rubber gloves
are not properly removed, you risk contaminating your skin and underclothing
at this and the following stations.
e. Station 5.
decontamination capability, and provides medical aid as required.
The following materials and equipment are needed:
Five packs M8 Detector Paper per one hundred soldiers
One case M258A1/M291 Skin Decontaminating Kits per soldier
Two soldiers are needed to operate this station.
An aidman should be
present to treat any personnel suffering from chemical agent symptoms. If
the aidman is unavailable, a combat lifesaver should be present.
The monitor checks the individuals for contamination. Administer first aid
as required. Liquid agent can be detected with M8 Detector Paper.
quantities of agent vapor can be detected with the CAM. Symptoms of agent
poisoning are the most obvious indication of skin contamination.
step, the medic checks each soldier for symptoms and treats as required.