Fourth Generation Agents

Emergency Procedures

First Aid Kit

Emergency Procedures

  • It is possible responders may perform lifesaving actions prior to recognizing that a hazard, including an FGA, is present. Responders performing lifesaving actions should wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and minimize the number of personnel entering the potentially contaminated area. Wear eye protection and double layer nitrile gloves. Change your outer layer of gloves as needed using proper donning and doffing procedures.
  • In the case of a mass casualty incident where an FGA is suspected, the incident command shall ensure that the PPE worn is appropriate for the hazards to be encountered.
  • Report any potential exposure and be medically evaluated immediately per your department or agency’s procedures if you are involved in an incident that includes the presence of an FGA. Symptoms may occur up to 3 days post exposure.
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