Dangers from nuclear, biological, and chemical substances
are classified into three stages depending on the potential
danger and the extent of damage.
Exemplary uses depending on type and extent of the
Breakage of a bottle with radioactive fluid in a
hospital laboratory. The fluid must be bound,
fragments must be collected and disposed of.
Decontamination may be required.
Search and tracing job for a searching source for
non-destructive material inspection on a highway.
The source must be found, isolated and put into
Maximum credible accident at a nuclear power
plant (e.g. Fukushima).
Recovery of a dead swan suspected of having
HAZMAT operation in a biological laboratory:
saving contaminated people. Decontamination
is required before they can receive medical
Terrorist warning! Anthrax pathogens have been
planted in a fully packed soccer stadium.
The powder must be investigated. Extensive
measures are required.
An automobile battery is leaking. The acid must
Leaking barrel with a flammable fluid on a truck.
The fluid must be transferred and the barrel
must be recovered.
Release of a poisonous gas from a tanker. The
populace must be warned. The wagon must be
sealed and pumped out.