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1. A chemical attack is the 2. Watch for signs such as 3. Many sick or dead birds,
deliberate release of a toxic many people suffering from fish or small animals are
gas, liquid or solid that can watery eyes, twitching, also cause for suspicion.
poison people and the choking, having trouble
environment. breathing or losing
4. If you see signs of a 5. Take immediate action to 6. If the chemical is inside a
chemical attack, quickly try get away from any sign of a building where you are, try
to define the impacted area chemical attack. to get out of the building
or where the chemical is without passing through
coming from, if possible. the contaminated area, if
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SHELTER-IN-PLACE POSSIBLE ESCAPE ROUTE
7. Otherwise, it may be better 8. If you are outside when you 9. Consider if you can get out
to move as far away from see signs of a chemical of the area or if it would be
where you suspect the attack, you must quickly better to go inside a
chemical release is and decide the fastest way to building and follow your
"shelter-in-place." get away from the chemical plan to "shelter-in-place."
10. If your eyes are watering, 11. Wash with soap and water, 12. Seek emergency medical
your skin is stinging, you if possible, but do not attention.
are having trouble scrub the chemical into
breathing or you simply your skin.
think you may have been
exposed to a chemical,
immediately strip and
wash. Look for a hose,
fountain, or any source of