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