Accession Number : ADA102107
Title : Symposium on Toxic Substance Control: Decontamination, April 22 - 24, 1980, Columbus, Ohio.
Descriptive Note : Special Publication.
Corporate Author : BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS OH
Report Date : Jun 1981
Pagination or Media Count : 142
Abstract : On 22-24 April 1980, Chemical Systems Laboratory sponsored a symposium on decontamination at Columbus, Ohio. This report is the official proceedings of that meeting. A keynote address was given by BG Gerald Watson, Deputy Commander for Training at the US Army Military Police and Chemical Schools/Training Center and Ft McClellan, Ft McClellan, Alabama. Papers were presented on methods of detection, laser destruction of materials, new methods of chemical decontamination of the agents, compatibility of materials with agents and decontaminants, biological decontamination, liquid blasting, water-jets as methods for physical decontamination, and surface active displacement solutions. Summaries of one day workshop sessions on the subjects of chemical methods of toxic substance decontamination, physical methods of toxic substance removal, contamination monitoring, personnel decontamination, and contamination avoidance for the future were also presented. (Author)
Descriptors : *DECONTAMINATION , *CHEMICAL CONTAMINATION , *BIOLOGICAL CONTAMINATION , *BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AGENTS , *CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS , CONTROL , SYMPOSIA , MONITORING , MATERIALS , TOXICITY , MILITARY VEHICLES , COMPATIBILITY , LASERS , PROTECTION , TOXIC AGENTS , DECONTAMINATION EQUIPMENT , SURFACE ACTIVE SUBSTANCES , THERAPY , PERSONNEL , BIOLOGICAL DETECTION , WASTE DISPOSAL , DETOXIFICATION , CHEMICAL AGENT DETECTORS , CHEMICAL AGENT SIMULANTS , DECONTAMINATION MATERIALS , TOXIC AGENT ALARMS , DECONTAMINATION KITS
Subject Categories : Chemical, Biological and Radiological Warfare
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE