Protective Action Questions & Answers for Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies: A companion document to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Protective Action Guide (PAG) Manual

  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Date Posted: 04 December 2017
  • Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

The questions and answers in this document are intended to help emergency planners prepare public communications prior to and during a radiological emergency. This document is designed to be worked into emergency response plans and standard operating procedures.

Based on the safety measures int he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Protective Action Guide (PAG) Manual, this document is applicable to all types of radiological emergencies that may necessitate the implementation of a protective action. It complements the planning considerations presented in the PAG Manual and Federal Emergency Management Agency’s incident-specific messaging documents Improvised Nuclear Device Response and Recovery: Communicating in the Immediate Aftermath and Communicating During and After a Nuclear Power Plant Incident.

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