Hazardous Material Decontamination Platform

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Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane), has designed, patented, and deployed a Hazardous Materials Decontamination Platform to elevate a responder above possible chemical runoff during decontamination operations. The platform is a portable, re-usable, elevated platform providing a large, non-slip, grated surface on which an individual wearing a fully-encapsulated, hazardous materials suit may stand, and turn, to ensure thorough on-site decontamination.

Advantages:
- Increased stability and safety
- Enhanced durability
- Expedited decontamination process
- Enhanded portability
- Easy to store and deploy

Potential Applications:
- First Responders
- Fire Departments
- Law Enforcement
- Military
- Haz-Mat Teams
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Utility Patent
United States
6,895,871
May 24, 2005
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