decontamination station

decontamination station

A building or location suitably equipped and organized where personnel and materiel are cleansed of chemical, biological, or radiological contaminants.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Caption: Albanian soldiers process a casualty through the decontamination station.
Under previous agreements with the EPA, Battery Recycling improved existing employee changing areas, installed a decontamination station for vehicles entering and leaving facility processing areas, and trained employees to ensure that "clean" and "dirty" lockers and changing areas are kept separate and used in a way that minimizes contamination between the areas.
It has a deckhouse designed to contain the pilothouse, a multi-purpose cabin which contains an emergency command center, an emergency medical treatment center, a decontamination station, and fire-fighting equipment storage.
On 11 June 2008 the German Bundeswehr formally accepted delivery of the first two Tep 90 (Truppenentstrahlungs-, Entgiftungs-, Entseuchungsplatzes; Joint Service Decontamination Station) decontamination systems from Kfircher Futuretech.
While Title 10 forces are prevented from performing law enforcement duties in accordance with the Posse Comitatus Act, the planning and operation of a mass decontamination station must address the need for crowd control and coordination for support from civilian law enforcement.
Decontamination teams are tasked to travel to the site of a chemical/biological attack and set up a decontamination station. Contaminated patients are brought to the station, cleaned, stabilized, triaged, and then evacuated.
A decontamination station set up immediately outside each work area consisted of a boot wash, boot rinse, respirator wash, respirator rinse, tyvek and glove drop station, and a hand and face wash station.
The HRP initially established an emergency personnel decontamination station alongside the hasty ROK decontamination station.
The platoon leader simultaneously orchestrated the setup of the personnel decontamination station, the suiting of the initial-entry party (IEP), and the preparation of the rescue team.

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