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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? …

Fukushima Nuclear Reactor Radiation Crisis: A National Review of the U.S. Domestic Public Health and Medical Response

In mid-November 2011, the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) led a review of the U.S. public health and medical response to domestic concerns arising from the 2011 incident at the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Highlights of the group’s discussions included the following key observations …

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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. ...

Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Training for First Responders

The Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) program is an online training program developed by Minnesota’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management, a division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, to ensure that the health and safety of the public is protected in the ...

Radiation Response Volunteer Corps (RRVC) and Population Monitoring Tool Kit

This tool kit helps communities educate their radiation response volunteers with the concept of population monitoring. Information includes orientation, recruitment, modules and courses, resources, templates and forms, and tools. Many of the documents are in editable format for communities to customize, and ...

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