Procedure Kit/Trays, Emergency, Chemical/Biochemical Agent Protection
Definition : Prepackaged collections of the devices and supplies (either custom or standard) needed for facilitating personal protection, orientation, signaling, and communication in the event of a real or potential chemical, biological, or radioactive particle environmental contamination. Items in these kits usually 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).The kits may be supplied in supporting trays (i.e., procedure trays) consisting of a flat-bottomed receptacle with a border around the periphery supporting all the instruments and supplies needed for the procedure; the trays are usually covered or wrapped. Chemical/biological agent emergency procedure kits and trays are intended for long-term storage (e.g., 10 years) in a ready-to-use condition; they are intended for emergency teams, rescuers, and/or the general population.
Entry Terms : "Biological Agent Protection Kits" , "Chemical Agent Emergency Protection Kits" , "Chemical/Biochemical Agent Protection Emergency Procedure Kit/Trays" , "Emergency Kits, Chemical/Biological Agent Protection" , "Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)" , "Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Packs"
UMDC code : 20723