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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a102107.pdf


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