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ROYAL AIR FORCE. COMMON CORE AND DEPLOYMENT SKILLS AIDE-MEMOIRE
Should be placed inside a building where possible
Porton Liner (Twin Airlock version)
Contamination Control Area (CCA)
Liquid Hazard Area: An area outside the VHA where personnel can remove and store their equipment: Helmets, Webbing, Respirator, Haversack, Overboots, etc. Transit overboots are donned at this stage.
Vapour Hazard Area: An area immediately downstream from the airflow before the airlock where the final items of IPE are removed. (Note: the respirator is not removed until entering the TFA).
Airlock: An area where the final purging of personnel is carried out, final checks to confirm the absence of contamination before entering the TFA.
Toxic Free Area: An area free from contamination where personnel can work and carry out everyday tasks without the restrictions imposed by full IPE.
Shelter assistants will supervise and guide personnel through the entry/exit procedures.
Unhardened Collective Protection Liners (RAF Pattern and Winterbourne) Ground Forces Entry And Exit Procedures
INWARD OUTSIDE SHELTER
◉ UNLOAD AND PROVE WEAPON
◉ ENTER CCA
INWARD IN LHA - EQUIPMENT STORAGE RACK
◉ DEPOSIT: EQUIPMENT, HELMET, WEBBING AND RESPIRATOR HAVERSACK
◉ RETAIN RESPIRATOR AND NBC GLOVES
◉ DOFF OVERBOOTS AS REQUIRED
INWARD IN LHA - VHA ENTRANCE
◉ ENTER OUTER AIRLOCK AND ZIP DOOR
INWARD IN VHA - STEPOVER LINE
◉ ENTER AIRLOCK AND ZIP DOOR
INWARD IN AIRLOCK