a. Set up a "Dirty" Ambulance Point. The "dirty" ambulance point should be
established downwind of the triage area in the decontamination station.
b. Set up a "Clean" Ambulance Point. The "clean" ambulance point should be
established upwind of the evacuation holding area and on the clean side of the
SET UP A DIRTY DUMP
a. Establish the Dirty Dump. The contaminated dump should be established
75 to 100 meters downwind of the decontamination station.
b. Mark the Dirty Dump. The dirty dump must be clearly marked with the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) chemical warning markers.
c. Notify Higher Headquarters. The location and the contents of the dirty
dump must be sent to higher headquarters.
1-10. PLACE THE CHEMICAL AGENT ALARMS AND CAMOUFLAGE THE AREA
a. Set up Alarms. Set the alarms upwind of the clean treatment area.
b. Locate the Alarms. If the decontamination station and the clean treatment
areas are not collocated, set alarms upwind of the clean treatment area and between
the two elements.
c. Camouflage All Areas. Camouflage all areas in accordance with tactical
1-11. RELOCATE THE PROTECTIVE SYSTEM
Sometimes the collective protective system may need to relocate for continued
unit medical support. The CPS in use is decontaminated when it is possible. It is then
disassembled and loaded in the carrier trailer. The overhead covers and camouflage
netting are burned or buried if contaminated. Then the contaminated dump is marked.
The CPS and all auxiliary equipment are destroyed if they cannot be relocated from the
NOTE: Establish a dedicated communication ink (telephone or radio) if the
decontamination station and medical treatment facility are not collocated. Establish the
casualty shuttle service between the two elements.