Pull the heel down, and then toward you until the boot is removed.
NOTE: Have an assistant wipe down the end of the litter with 5 percent calcium
hypochlorite solution while still holding the casualty's raised foot.
Place the overboots in a contaminated disposal container.
b. Remove the casualty's inner boots. Remove the inner boots by following the
same procedures as for removing the protective overboots.
NOTE: Do not touch the patient's inner clothing or exposed skin when removing the
CUT OFF THE CASUALTY'S BATTLE DRESS UNIFORM
a. Cut off the battle dress uniform (BDU).
(1) Repeat the step in paragraph 3-4 to remove the casualty's personal
effects from the BDU pockets before cutting off the BDU.
Decontaminate your butyl rubber gloves in 5 percent calcium
hypochlorite before you touch the casualty's garment or exposed
Uncross the casualty's arms.
(3) Cut the BDU shirt using the same procedures as for the protective
Recross the casualty's arms over his chest.
Unbuckle or cut the belt material.
b. Cut off the battle dress uniform trousers.
(1) Cut the BDU trousers from the ankle to the waist. Keep the cuts near
the insides of the legs, and along the inseam to the crouch.
(2) Fold the cut BDU trouser halves onto the litter with the contaminated
sides away from the casualty. Make sure the outer sides of the BDUs do not touch the
skin or undergarment.
Roll the inner leg portion between and under the legs.