FUNDAMENTALS OF NBC DECONTAMINATION
Critical Tasks: 031-503-1007
In this lesson, you will learn the definition, origin, forms, and hazards of contamination. The definition
and fundamentals of decontamination to include the reasons, levels, principles, and types are identified.
ability to fight by forcing them into protective clothing or shelters. Before you begin to decontaminate,
you should know something about contamination.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
Identify the fundamental principles of NBC decontamination.
Given information about the forms and hazards of NBC contamination and the
fundamental principles of NBC decontamination with the guidelines set forth in FM
3-3, FM 3-5, and FM 3-100.
To demonstrate competency of the task, you must achieve a minimum of 70% on the
REFERENCES: The material contained in this lesson was derived from the following publications:
FM 3-5, NBC Decontamination;
FM 3-100, NBC Defense, Chemical Warfare, Smoke, and Flame Operations.