Emergency Kits, Chemical/Biological Agent Protection
Definition : Emergency kits that include garments and accessories that facilitate personal protection, orientation, signaling, and communication in the event of a real or potential chemical, biological, or radioactive particle environmental contamination. These kits typically include appropriate garments to cover the whole body including the feet, devices to protect the face and respiratory tract (e.g., masks or hoods with appropriate filters), means for orientation (e.g., compass, flashlights), signaling (e.g., whistles, lights), and communication (e.g., radio receivers, speakers). Chemical/biological agent emergency kits are provided for long term storage (e.g., 10 years) in a ready to use condition in health care facilities and at home; they are intended for emergency teams, rescuers, and/or the general population..
Entry Terms : "Biological Agent Protection Kits" , "Chemical Agent Emergency Protection Kits"
UMDC code : 20723