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  1. ERP
    Addendum 1 / Chapter 1
  2. Is the manifestation of a Biological agent and chemical attack, immediate?
    Biological incident- NOT IMMEDIATE

    Chemical incident- IMMEDIATE
  3. Are there any devices that can detect the presence of a biological agent instantaneously or in real time?
    NO...none available to department
  4. Which AGENTS will cause victims do exhibit different signs and symptoms?
    BIOLOGICAL AGENTS
  5. Units should be especially cautious when responding to?
    • Subways
    • Hotels and High profile apartment complexes
    • national landmarks
    • bridges and tunnels
    • incident with small explosive device
    • places of public assembly
  6. Who determines if a higher level of PPE is needed at a Biological release (within or near Exclusion zone)?
    HAZ MAT GROUP
  7. At a Biological release, Initial Exclusion Zone should be established?
    AT LEAST 300 FEET IN ALL DIRECTIONS fromt the source or points of release

    --reevaluate exclusion zone periodically--
  8. If release is INDOORS, what procedures should be taken?
    EVACUATE immediate area and seal off area by CLOSING doors and windows

    avoid entry into site for MINIMUM time of 30 minutes to 1 hour
  9. What is the top priority, establishing a command post or protection from secondary devices?
    protection from SECONDARY DEVICES is TOP PRIORITY
  10. Where should the Incident Command Post be located?
    • in the SUPPORT ZONE
    • away from the release
    • upwind of the incident
  11. When will a biological device have a greater impact (time of day)?
    released at DAWN, DUSK OR DURING THE NIGHT

    (sun's uv rays will destroy some biological agents)
  12. How will humidity affect biological agents?
    Higher humidity-facilitates dispersal of liquid

    lower humidity-facilitates dispersal of dried
  13. How should civilians be evacuated?
    • if downwind, evacuate to safer location
    • evacuate away from building exhaust ventilation
  14. What should an Officer do, if he comes across a suspicious object?
    Evacuate immediate area and notify IC
  15. If a building is affected, what should be done?
    shut down HVAC system to limit spread
  16. What methods can be used to isolate the biological hazard??
    • shelter in place or evacuate civilians to a designated area
    • isolate exposed or contaminated victims at a SAFE AREA OF REFUGE
  17. START

    SIMPLE TRIAGE AND RAPID TREATMENT
    • Black tag- deceased
    • red tag-immediate
    • yellow tag-delayed
    • green tag-minor

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