Go Bags - Department

Department Go-Bag

A Go-Bag is a collection of items you can use in the event of an evacuation. A Go-Bag should be sturdy, lightweight and portable. A Go-Bag should be easily accessible and ready to go at any time.

 

Instructions:  Use this guide to inventory your existing supplies and order based on the recommended quantity. In the event that an item needs to be ordered or reordered, please do so by ordering via PMM number. Materiel’s Services phone # is 3-1837.

 

Highlighted yellow boxes should be checked yearly due to possible expiration dates. If there are any questions and/or concerns, please contact Emergency Management at [email protected].  

 

Standard Items in Each Department Go-Bag

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Item Name/#

Item

Recommended Quantity

Existing Quantity

Purpose

PMM Number

1. Duct Tape

1

 

Multipurpose tape.

50520

2. Emergency Safety Vest

2

 

To identify a person in charge, most likely the Charge Nurse and assistant to streamline communications and instructions.

50521

3. Face Seal Goggles

2

 

Protection of eyes during a possible hazardous material incident.

50522

4. Flashlight

5

 

Redundant form of lighting in the event of a power outage or the need for lighting. Hand cranked and can be used at all times.

50524

5. Headlamp

2

 

Redundant form of lighting in the event to provide a hands-free environment in order to evacuate or respond during an emergency.

50525

6. Light Sticks

5

 

Redundant form of lighting in the event of a power outage or the need for lighting that lasts up to 12 hours.

50534

7. Mylar Blankets

10

 

In the event of inclement weather a Mylar blanket can keep you and others warm. Mylar blankets are easy to transport and are disposable and one-time use only.

50536

8. Water Purification Tablets

25 tablets

 

In the event that potable water is made available that these water purification tablets are used in order to sanitize any drinking water. Further guidance will be given by the Hospital Command Center.

50539

9. Work Gloves

5 pair

 

To ensure a firm grip on non-porous items in possibly inclement weather (i.e., MedSled) or other events. 

50540

10. Dust Mask

Mask,Dust,Pk50

15

 

To protect staff from any particulate matter that may arise due to an incident/event.

8334

11. Trash Bags

Trash Compactor Bags,Black,50G,Pk50

5 bags

 

To discard any Mylar blankets or any other items from the incident/event.

741

12. Go Bag

2   A Go-Bag is a collection of items you can use in the event of an evacuation 50538

 

 

 

 

 

 

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