HAZMAT and Decontamination Rosenbauer
3 golden rules
The larger the distance from the
contaminant, the shorter the time of
stay in the danger zone and the better
the shielding (protective clothing)
against the respective substances, the
smaller is the harmful effect.
Cordon off and secure
4. Stabilize the situation: Collect Seal Pump
Collect: e.g. by placing collecting trays, providing a
catch basin
Seal: e.g. by inflating pneumatic leak-sealing bags or
hammering a sealing wedge into a tear or puncture
Pump: e.g. by pumping out of the defective tank or
container and pumping into another container
Stabilize the situation