A Critical Component to Maintaining the Operability of the Medical Response System during pandemics.
Report to your hospital/medical center/other. Before entering the facility, in a private shelter/other, remove all clothing and jewelry and place in an ID bag or locker assigned to you.
Dress in your assigned scrubs/other for your shift
Enter the ‘Hot Zone’ for your shift. Work Safely.
Your shift is over – now it’s time to think of your family and your own safety.
Every hospital has – or should have – portable hazmat decon shower systems – have them set up and in use.
Enter Mass Casualty Gross Decon Shower* as set up per hazmat decon protocols – likely located near the emergency room entrance.
In the initial undress area, dispose of dirty clothes/scrubs through the Disposal/HVAC ductwork into an overpack disposal drum.
Enter the Shower area and shower in privacy for modesty/to stay out of the weather and the view of the public or press.
Enter the redress area of the mass casualty decon shower and claim your clothes and belongings – dress and safely go home.
*FSI offers among the largest offering of portable hazmat mass casualty 4 stage decon showers systems inclusive of 1 Line mass casualty DAT2525S, 2 Line DAT3030S and DAT3535S, 3 Line DAT3060S, 4 Line DAt4070S, and 5 Line DAT4099S.
FSI Showers per ANSI #113 Standards offer a fine water drenching mist WITHOUT high pressure force that can push carcinogens further into sensitive or damaged skin.
These are FSI recommendations only – follow all protocols as developed by your department/county/state.