Tactical Simulation – Hazardous Materials Incident
Written by Lt. Brad Dougherty
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Engine 3, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, Medic 3, EMS 1 and Battalion 2 have been alerted to 1178 Pilates Way the downtown YMCA for a hazardous materials response. The caller has reported that there is a strong chemical odor and yellowish haze coming from the custodians supply room in Hallway A, The facility is being evacuated time of alarm is 0552hrs temperature is 65 degrees with a light wind out of the south west and partly cloudy skies. Upon arrival of Engine 3 the facility manager advises that all but one of the occupants are out of the structure and accounted for the missing patrons last known location is not known three staff members and five patrons are complaining of burning eyes and chest pain. The facility manager does provide responders with an MSDS binder for the all of the products stored in the custodians supply room. The officer of Engine 3 observes a haze inside of the structure from A side. Using the information create an incident action plan to mitigate this incident.
MSDS for chemicals found in supply room
MSDS sheets found on the clorox company website
MSDS sheet for window cleaner found on SC Johnson website
ERG found on www.ehso.com
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