Wear a protective mask to avoid breathing contaminated
Brush the dust off the load-carrying equipment and mask carrier.
exposed areas of the skin with soap and water. If soap and water are not
available, use M258A1 Towelettes.
Attention should be paid to hair and
MOPP Gear Exchange.
Personnel contaminated by a wet radiological contaminant must complete a
MOPP Gear Exchange as soon as possible. Brushing or shaking will not remove
warm, soapy water to wipe your mask, hood, helmet and other personal
If warm, soapy water is unavailable, use rags of damp paper
towels. Ensure the contamination is not spread to clean areas.
MOPP Gear Exchange is accomplished as follows:
Remove gross contamination from individual gear (weapon, helmet, load-
carrying equipment, and mask carrier). Brush or wipe dust or radiological
contamination from individual gear. Wash equipment with warm, soapy water,
Remove gross contamination from the mask and hood using the buddy system.
The hood is decontaminated and rolled up and away from the back of the head.
Remove contaminated overgarment and lay jacket with black side up to step on
after removing boots.
Remove Boots and Gloves.
of contamination. Step on the jacket as each boot is removed, then remove
Put on Overgarment.
The new overgarment restores protection.
Remove the overgarment from the
package without touching the outside of the package.
Put on the trousers
and jacket. Close zippers and fasten ties.