thorough decontamination

Related to thorough decontamination: operational decontamination

thorough decontamination

Decontamination carried out by a unit, with or without external support, to reduce contamination on personnel, equipment, materiel, and/or working areas equal to natural background or to the lowest possible levels, to permit the partial or total removal of individual protective equipment and to maintain operations with minimum degradation. This may include terrain decontamination beyond the scope of operational decontamination. See also immediate decontamination; operational decontamination.
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Army CBRN forces conduct thorough decontamination without augmentation from the contaminated unit.
It is rated IP65 resistant to water and dust ingress, and has a smooth finish for thorough decontamination.
The LVwuDekonEinr serves the thorough decontamination / disinfection NBC warfare agents wounded and contaminated wounded.
Verdeco uses PET-M, combined with a thorough decontamination process, to make high-quality recycled PET approved for food contact by the U.
Prime Minister Naoto Kan told a news conference Saturday that the government ''would like to implement thorough decontamination, while conducting firm monitoring'' of the situation.
A hotspot for the potential cross contamination of flocks, the crates already undergo a thorough decontamination process between uses.
The pre-9/11 focus on responding to and remediating hazardous material spills demonstrated a capable and thorough decontamination process.
There were insufficient curtains within the organisation to do this effectively and consistently, meaning that thorough decontamination did not occur.
Although they usually try to disguise their occupational odors, sometimes people just don't have enough time to do a thorough decontamination.
D, T) The Joint Experimentation and Analysis Division, USACBRNS, conducted a tactical decontamination line of effort in April 2016, and results were used to create a 14-step procedure for maneuver forces to conduct extended immediate decontamination in lieu of operational or thorough decontamination.
This ensures thorough decontamination by reducing contamination to levels as low as reasonably achievable.