Decontamination of Materials book

Category:  Civil Defence

Decontamination of Materials book

Before the outbreak of war, poison gas attacks were expected to be a major threat to the civilian population. This book provides advice on dealing with various forms of contamination that might arise as a result of an air raid. Subjects covered include:

  • How contamination arises
  • General principles of decontamination
  • Duties of decontamination services
  • Decontamination of roads and open surfaces
  • Decontaminaiton of buildings and contents
  • Decontamination of vehicles
  • Decontamination problems in factories

Exhibit data

Date:

1938

Approx. size:

11 x 16 cm
(4¼ x 6¼ in)