By John R. Cashman
"Whether terrorist act or chemical spill, neighborhood responders frequently succeed in the scene first. Emergency reaction to Chemical and organic brokers offers a transparent, concise course of action for responding to those incidents and serves as a coaching handbook for emergency responders."--BOOK JACKET. content material: Ch. 1. Terrorists on U.S. Soil -- Ch. 2. Chemical brokers -- Ch. three. organic brokers and pollution -- Ch. four. average Operations of harmful fabric reaction groups (HMRTs) -- Ch. five. Federal companies and reaction groups -- Ch. 6. neighborhood Haz Mat reaction groups -- Ch. 7. kingdom and nearby Haz Mat reaction groups -- Ch. eight. and advertisement reaction groups -- Ch. nine. city seek and Rescue groups and a Mass Casualty Incident in Washington -- Ch. 10. contemporary U.S. Incidents related to Chemical brokers, organic fabrics, or Terrorist activities -- Ch. eleven. learn assets and assets -- App. I. fabric defense info Sheet for Mustard gasoline (HD) -- App. II. chosen legislation regarding Terrorism -- App. III. pattern Jurisdiction Emergency Operations Plan -- App. IV. certificates of teaching -- scientific administration of organic Casualties. summary: "Whether terrorist act or chemical spill, neighborhood responders frequently succeed in the scene first. Emergency reaction to Chemical and organic brokers presents a transparent, concise course of action for responding to those incidents and serves as a coaching handbook for emergency responders."--BOOK JACKET
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Decontamination: Bleach, fire, DS2, caustic soda, M258A1, M280, soap and water Detection in the field: Draeger Organic Arsenic Compounds and Arsine, M18A2, M256, M256A1, M8 and M9 paper Carcinogen: Suspected carcinogen Use: Moderately delayed-action casualty agent CAS registry number: 541-25-3 RTECS number: CH2975000 LCt50: (inhalation, man) 1200 to 1500 mg-min/m3 (skin vapor exposure, man) 100,000 mg-min/m3 WARNING: Do not breathe fumes. Avoid skin contact. Contact with liquid or vapor can be fatal.
If necessary for enclosed areas, use HTH, STB, household bleach, caustic soda, DS2, or soap and ©2000 CRC Press LLC water. (Decon liquid agent on skin with M258A1, M258, or M259 skin decon kit. ) Detection in the field: Draeger Organic Arsenic Compounds and Arsine, M18A2 Carcinogen: Unknown Use: Delayed-action casualty agent CAS registry number: 598-14-1 RTECS number: CH3500000 LCt50: (percutaneous) 3000 to 5000 mg-min/m3, depending on the period of exposure WARNING: Do not breathe fumes. Avoid skin contact.
The concealed needle and speed of injection render it a quick, easy, and convenient application for self or buddy use. To activate, remove the safety cap ©2000 CRC Press LLC found on the end of the unit, place the front end of the unit against the victim’s outer thigh and push firmly. The pressure releases a spring which drives a concealed needle into the muscular tissue of the outer thigh. The auto-injector can be administered on bare skin, but it can also penetrate through heavy clothing. When using the MARK I kit, the AtroPen would be administered first followed by the ComboPen.