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Field Sanitation Les

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Health threat individual solier's health, hereditary conditions, exposure to chemicals, or injuries that affect the individual, but not the entire unit
Medical threat potential or continuing enemy actions and environmental situation that could adversely affect the combat effectiveness of friendly forces in a joint operation
DNBI not a battle causulty, but who is lost to their organizationdue to disease or injury, involuntary absence from enemy action or being interned
Risk Management five step process used in identifying and controlling hazards to protect the force and increase chance of mission accomplishment.
Risk Assessment The identification and assessment of hazards, the first two steps in the risk management process
Hazard any actual or potential condition that can cause innury, illness or death of personnel damage to or loss of equipment or property or m9ission degradation
the control of malaria and other artropod borne diseases was behond the capabilities of engineer and medical units, commanders of company size units appointed malaria control details The forerunner of Field Sanitation Team, established during WWII
1956 what was added to the duties of malaria details? animal pests
1958 health problems encountered in the field by the American Task Force in Lebanon focused on the need for a team with what? broader training and knowledge of the relationship of effectivie PMM to individual soldier health and unit mission accomplishment
What detail later became the FST and what was training expanded to? Vector Control Team, to include field water supply, food service sanitation, wasted disposal, and personal hygeine
According to AR 40-5 why is FST important? It is responsible for those preventive medicine measures that affect units as a whole or are beyond the resources of the indiviual soldier
What is the first step in risk assessment? Identifying Occupational and Environmental Health/Endemic Diseases (OEH/ED)
In what context are hazards sought to simplify the risk assessment? the severity and probability of the hazard concerning METT-TC
threat determinted to have the potential to render a f ield unit combat or mission ineffective it is classified as a what? medical threat
In order to properly equip an FST what regulations contain equip lists? AR-40-5, 4-25.12 and reg 700-2 for FORSCOM
What is the water inspection role of the field sanitation team? Inspection of water containers/units's water supply to eliminate waterborne diseases as hepatitis, typhoid, and amoebic dysentery, and chlorine levels
what is the direct Unit field food sanitation operations role of the FST? For health, morale of the unit, and ultimately having a direct bearing on the success of a mission condition of food transport, storage, preparation, and service is maintained.
Field Waste disposal operations as a role for the FST is what? prevent the spread of disease, prevent environment favoring pests, flies, rats, assisting the commander in selection/construction of proper waste disposal devices, PMM against heat, cold, arthropod borne illness, diarrhea, noise, toxic threats
Created by: redhawk101