An article understanding different decontamination types.
24-page PDF document. "This Transporation Emergency Preparedness Program Model Procedure provides guidance for performing decontamination of emergency responders exiting the "hot zone" at either a transporation incident involving only radioactive materials or a transportation incident involving multiple hazardous materials, including radioactive material."
19-slide PPT presentation. Presentation tackles 5 separate types of decontamination, performing decontamination of a victim, setting up mas decon corrider, decontamination area, etc.
8-page PDF document about procedures to control mass casualty contamination incidents.
An article that discusses each type of decontamination
Although instinct says "hurry up and get in there," it is necessary for a decon operation to be set up and functional before anyone or anything enters the area.
Article which briefly discusses decontamination, secondary contamination, and types of contamination.
Video length: 2 min 13 secs. Decontamination Procedures HAZWOPER Video and DVD assists facilities in complying with the employee training requirements of OSHA's HAZWOPER regulation (29 CFR 1910.120), and instructs employees on how to remove contaminants that accumulate on clothing and equipment. Hazardous materials and waste are part of many work situations, and can be found on many types of job sites.
Video length: 1 min 5 secs. THVFD Firefighter demonstrate decontamination procedures during a recent hazmat technician refresher course. Formal decon is being demonstrated.
An article that discusses the overview of decontamination.