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NBCD

NBCD- NUCLEAR, BIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL DEFENCE AND DAMAGE CONTROL INCLUDING FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE

Raise the alarm

Fight the fire

Raise the alarm

Loud vocal alarm Internal telephone Bell alarmFire alarm

Fight the Fire

NBCD RESPONSIBILITIES

It is the duty of every one on board, by good ships husbandry, knowledge of the ship and the proper appreciation of the NBCD problem, to minimise the risks to a ship at sea and harbour.

LESSON - 1 NBCD [BR-2170 (1)]

AIM OF NBCD (ART-0103)

NBCD measures are required to afford:

a.Protection to personnel from the effects of fire and damage, chemical/biological agents. b.The limitation, control and repair of material damage however caused, in peace and war.

PERSONAL KNOWLEDGE (ART-0104)

The nucleus of the organisation in a small team of officers and men drawn from several departments but, in its broad sense, NBCD concerns the whole ship and every man in it and has definite application to all divisions, departments and quarters. Every member of the Ships Company as a potential link in the organisation, and the action had taken by him, whether routine or emergency. Thus every person on board must have some understanding of:

a.What to do in case of fire, the first aid equipment to use and how to use it.

b.The need for watertight/gastight integrity; the meanings of risk and control markings; the use of location markings.

c.The care and use of personal protection equipment.

d.Elementary first aid.

e.The layout of the ship and the whereabouts of equipment’s for fire fighting and emergency repair.

f.The effects of damage and how they can be minimised.

g.How to pass quick and accurate reports.

NBCD RESPONSIBILITIES

a.NBCD OFFICER - Executive Officer. (Art-1002)

b.ACTION NBCD OFFICER - Engineer Officer. [Art-1006 (b)]

c.NBCD PROTECTION OFFICER - Electrical/Deputy Electrical Officer. (Art-1040)

d.NBCD PROTECTION OFFICER ASSISTANT - Senior electrical sailor in HQ1. (Art-1042)

e.DAMAGE CONTROL OFFICER - Supply Officer. (Art-1028)

f.NBCD INSTRUCTOR - Any suitable senior sailor from the ship [COMBAN/OST-125 (A)/1263 dated 12 Oct 94].

NB:All HODs are to give technical advice to the Command on their own departmental aspects of NBCD. (Art-1005)

NBCD ORGANIZATION (ART-0107)

The NBCD organisation varies with the size and type of ship, although the basic principles are the same.

THE NBCD TEAM (ART-1103)

The NBCD team is made up of the following:

a.Control.
b.Fire & repair.
c.Special parties.

HFEP (HARBOUR FIRE & EMERGENCY PARTY) ORGANIZATION (IN CASE OF FIRE)

1.Control party/team (Art-1104/3123)

a.OOD (Art-3123).
b.Assistant to OOD (CPOOD/POOD) (Art-3132).
c.Incident board operator. (Art-2177).
d.Communication number [Art-1104 (6)].

2.Main Group (Art-3109)

a.Incharge main group. (Art-3110) (POOD for BN concept).
b.Attack party (Art-3111).
c.Attack party BA man [Art-3111 (b)].
d.Support party (Art-3112).

(1)Water wall operator.
(2)Fire fighter.
(3)Team leader.
(4)Hose tender.
(5)BA controller (Art-3113).

3.Specialist Party

a.Containment party (Art-3115)

(1) Incharge
(2) Suitable person

b.Engine room specialist party (Art-3118).
c.Weapon electrical/Electrical specialist party. (Art-3114).
d.BA party (Art-3119)
(1)Incharge
(2)Suitable person
e.Key party (Art-3117).
f.Gangway staff (Art-3121).
g.Communication sailor (Art-3122).

HFEP (HARBOUR FIRE AND EMERGENCY PARTY) ORGANIZATION (IN CASE OF DAMAGE)

1.Control party/team (Art-1104/3123)

a.OOD (Art-3123).
b.Assistant to OOD (CPOOD/POOD) (Art-3132).
c.Incident board operator. (Art-2177).
d.Communication number [Art-1104 (6)].

2.DC Team (Leak...
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