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Health and Safety Planning Guide for Planners, Safety Officers, and Supervisors for Protecting Responders Following a Nuclear Detonation

To provide planners and responders a better understanding for addressing the unique risks encountered in the post-IND environment, DHS and our interagency partners developed the “Health and Safety Planning Guide for Planners, Safety Officers, and Supervisors for Protecting Responders Following a Nuclear Detonation” and accompanying quick reference guide.

Guidance on Making Changes to Emergency Plans for Nuclear Power Reactors

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.219, “Guidance on Making Changes to Emergency Plans for Nuclear Power Reactors.” This guidance has been updated to clarify how the guidance applies to emergency plan changes at facilities that have certified permanent cessation of operations.

Prioritization of Laboratory Samples following a Radiological Event: Considerations

After a radiological event, many questions may need to be answered to help health officials mitigate a public health crisis, such as: Where did the fallout spread? Did it impact crops, livestock, or water supplies? Who was exposed, to what, and how much? …

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Health and Safety Planning Guide for Planners, Safety Officers, and Supervisors for Protecting Responders Following a Nuclear Detonation

Response in the aftermath of a nuclear detonation will be extremely challenging. The risk of radiation exposure requires additional protections and actions by first responders and other individuals conducting response and rescue operations. To provide planners and responders a better ...

CDC Community Reception Center Tool Kit and CTOS Training Opportunities

The September 2016 National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) Quarterly Call provided an overview of CDC’s Community Reception Center (CRC) Tool Kit, as well as training opportunities offered by the Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training (CTOS). NARR September 2016 Quarterly Call ...

Patient Movement Following a Mass Casualty Radiological Event

Webinar: Patient Movement Following a Radiological Mass Casualty Incident This one-hour webinar on patient movement following a radiological mass casualty incident was held on September 12 and was sponsored by the Radiation Injury Treatment Network and the Association of State and ...

Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit

Although many jurisdictions have general purpose sheltering plans for natural disasters and other non-radiation related emergencies, these plans are not sufficient for those displaces by a radiological incident. In response to this national gap for radiation preparedness, the National Association ...

Concepts for Volunteers of the Connecticut Radiation Professional Volunteer Program (CT-RPVP)

The State of Connecticut Radiation Professional Volunteer Program (CT-RPVP) brings together a group of radiation professional volunteers from across Connecticut that is specially trained to assist local communities and the state conduct population monitoring in response to a large-scale radiological incident. ...

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