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Personnel Protection Considerations
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When encountering an unknown material or entering an area where the exposure of the product is unknown, firefighters or first responders should use a NIOSH-certified Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) with a “Level A” protection (CDC, 2107b). Level A protection is recommended and should be used until air monitoring readings can confirm a specific material and concentrations of the substance (CDC,2017b). The following is common terminology for establishing distinct working zones and the appropriate personnel…...
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Zoned Approach Swift Water Rescue Program
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Cold Zone: This is the area for personnel trained at the awareness level. These people may not approach the warm zone and definitely not the the hot zone. Personnel in this area must appreciate the dangers of other zones but have not undergone the rigorous training to operate in those zones. Example of people that may be in the cold zone would be having Mercy Flights stage in the area. Please note that if people are in the cold zone…...
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How a Frenchman Got the Virus
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The book begins with a French Man, nicknamed Charles Monet, visiting the Kitum Cave*. A few days after, he begins to suffer from symptoms such as vomiting, red eye, and back pain. He is later taken to the Nairobi Hospital*. There, he goes into a coma and dies. Shem Musoke was infected by exposure to Charles’ blood and vomit. Musoke developed symptoms from the filovirus* and survived. This particular filovirus was found to be the Marburg virus*. Dr. Nancy Jaax…...
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How a Frenchman Got the Virus
...Yet Nancy Jaax didn’t check her suit completely when dealing with Ebola. EBOV is a very rapid and hazardous agent that the human population should be alert about. “A hot virus from the rain forest lives within a twenty-four-hour plane flight from...
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