Protection Against Chemical Weapons

OPCW taking part in an assistance and protection exercise.

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Facts About Personal Cleaning and Disposal of Contaminated Clothing
Coming in contact with a dangerous chemical may make it necessary for you to remove and dispose of your clothing right away and then wash yourself.
Facts About Evacuation
Some kinds of chemical accidents or attacks, such as a train derailment or a terrorist incident, may make staying dangerous.
Facts About Sheltering in Place
Some kinds of chemical accidents or attacks may make going outdoors dangerous. Leaving the area might take too long or put you in harm’s way
Protection Against Chemical Weapons
Information from an FOA Briefing book on chemical weapons
Types of Chemical Agent
Chemical Agents are commonly divided into several categories: choking, blister, blood, nerve and riot control agents

Disclaimer

The information contained in the attached documents is for information purposes only, and compiled from various sources in order to raise general awareness. Read the disclaimer.