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PROTECT YOURSELF USING YOUR ASSIGNED PROTECTIVE MASK SAMPLE PRESENTATION – SLIDES MISSING PRESENTERS 93 RD FMCO 138 TH CHEM CO February 2013
Conditions: You are given your assigned protective mask with hood and carrier, a canteen with an M 1 canteen cap, an M 291 skin decontamination kit, an M 295 decontamination kit, M 8 detector paper, and applicable technical manuals (TMs). You find yourself in one of the following situations:
6 Point Elastic Head Harness o cut, torn, frayed o missing buckles or tabs o deteriorated/stretched o no secure hold M 40 Series Field Protective Mask Binocular Rigid Eye Lenses o broken o cracked o scratched o discolored Drink Tube Quick Disconnect o clogging o leaking Silicone Rubber Facepiece o cut or torn o deteriorated Side Voicemitter o loose lock ring o missing gasket o reversed voicemitter (four bees faced outward) Outlet Valve and o damaged o dirty o missing Outlet Valve Seat o corroded o damaged o dirty Front Voicemitter o loose retainer Filtered Canister and Port o damaged canister o loose canister o inlet valve body improperly installed/missing Internal Drink Tube o coupling sheared off o drinking tube missing
Performance Steps 1. Don the mask as quickly as possible. a. Stop breathing and close your eyes. b. Remove your helmet. (1) If you have the M 17 -, M 24 -, M 25 -, M 40 -, M 43 -, or M 45 -series protective mask, put your helmet between your legs (above your knees) or hold your rifle between your legs and place your helmet on the muzzle. If you drop your helmet, continue to mask. (2) If you have the M 42 -series protective mask, remove your helmet and place it in a convenient location. Avoid placing it on a contaminated surface if possible.
CONTAMINATION = DEATH KNOWLEDGE = LIFE
Drink water while wearing the mask.
Drink water while wearing the WARNING: Do not connect the quick-disconnect coupling half to your canteen mask. until all surfaces are free of contamination. Chemical contamination could enter your mouth, resulting in you becoming a casualty. Do not break the mask seal while drinking from the canteen. Press in on the top of the outlet valve cover until the internal drink tube can be grasped between your teeth. � Steady the mask assembly, and pull the quick-disconnect coupling out of the outlet valve cover. � Flip open the cover on the M 1 canteen cap. � Push the quick-disconnect coupling into the canteen cap so that the pin enters the quick-disconnect coupling. �
Drink water while wearing the mask WARNING: If resistance is not felt, your drinking system is leaking. Do not cont. drink. Replace your canteen. If resistance is still not felt, notify your NBC noncommissioned officer (NCO). Blow to create positive pressure. You should feel some resistance. Raise the canteen upside down, and drink if the system does not leak. Note. Do not tilt your head back while drinking.
KNOWLEDGE CHECK 1. What terms are used to ‘put on’ and ‘take off’ your mask? 2. How long do you have to ‘put on’, clear, and check your mask in the event of an incident? 3. How many voicemitters does the M-40 series field protective mask have and where are they located? 4. How would you know if your mask is airtight? 5. How do you report discrepancies when doing PMCS on your mask? 6. You should assist your fellow Soldier if necessary to ‘put on’ their mask first then ‘put on’ your mask. 7. How would you visually alert someone that their gas mask is required? 8. How would you visually alert someone if you are having problems?
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