Primary Response Incident Scene Management (PRISM): Volume 1: Strategic Guidance for Mass Casualty Disrobe and Decontamination


Presents a review of best practices, collates available evidence and identifies areas that require further investigation. The document is relevant to senior incident responders (e.g., Incident Commanders) and those responsible for emergency planning and civil contingencies, as it describes the supporting technical information that underpins the rationale for each stage of disrobe and decontamination and highlights potential issues or challenges.

Content Information

Content Author: 
Robert P. Chilcott, Joanne Larner, Hazem Matar
Content Source: 
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Content Type: 
Resource