Minimum Measures for Level B Decontamination
Deposit equipment used on-site (tools, sampling devices and containers,
monitoring instruments, radios, clipboards, etc.) on plastic drop cloths.
During hot weather operations, cool-down station may be set up within this
Outer Garment, Boots,
Scrub outer boots, outer gloves, and chemical-resistant splash suit with decon
and Gloves Wash and
solution or detergent water. Rinse off using copious amounts of water.
Outer Boot and Glove
Remove outer boots and gloves. Deposit in container with plastic liner.
If worker leaves exclusion zone to change air tank, this is the last step in the
decontamination procedure. Worker's air tank is exchanged, new outer gloves
and boot covers are donned, joints are taped, and worker returns to duty.
Boot, Gloves, and
Boots, chemical-resistant splash suit, and inner gloves are removed and
deposited in separate containers lined with plastic.
SCBA backpack and facepiece are removed. Avoid touching face with finger.
SCBA is deposited on plastic sheets.
Hands and face are thoroughly washed. Shower as soon as possible.