2-14. NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL, AND CHEMICAL (NBC) DECONTAMINATION PROCEDURES.
In the event that the Lubrication and Servicing Unit has been subjected to NBC contamination, the following emergency
procedures can be performed until field NBC decon facilities are available
a. Emergency Procedures. If NBC attack is known or suspected, mask at once and continue mission. If
outside, follow decontamination procedures below to avoid taking contamination into controlled area. Do not unmask until
told to do so.
Nuclear Decontamination. Brush fallout from skin, clothing, and equipment with available brushes, rags, or
tree branches Wash skin and have radiation check made as soon as tactical situation permits
Biological Decontamination. Remain masked and continue mission until told to unmask.
Chemical Detection and Decontamination.
Prolonged exposure to decontamination spray can cause injury to personnel. Do
not use decontamination spray on personnel unless it can be washed from
Use M8 paper from the M256 Chemical Agent Detector Kit or M9 paper to determine if liquid agent is
present on the equipment.
If exposure to liquid agent is known or suspected, clean exposed skin, clothing, personal gear, and
equipment, in that order using M258A1 kit. Use the buddy system. Wash exposed skin and
thoroughly decontaminate as soon as tactical situation permits.
If the M8 or M9 paper indicates that liquid chemical agent is present on the equipment, use the NBC-
M11 decon apparatus for decon of equipment.
Reference Material. For further detailed information on NBC decon procedures, refer to the information in
FM 3-3, FM 3-4, and FM 3-5