Radiation Injury Fact Sheets
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

These two Centers for Disease Control and Prevention fact sheet provide detailed information for physicians regarding the radiation injuries, specifically Acute Radiation Syndrome and cutaneous radiation injuries. Read More

Los Angeles County Multi-Agency Radiological Response Plan – Volume 2 Extended Plan- Monitoring People for Contamination at Public Reception Centers- Playbook 9
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This playbook provides an example of how Los Angeles County will operate a community reception center.  The playbook includes instructions on how to provide medical treatment for individuals, evaluate contamination levels, provide decontamination, recommend ways to minimize future health consequences, ... Read More

A Plan for Incorporating Local Volunteer Radiation Professional into Existing Health Volunteer Programs to Assist in Population Monitoring
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This CRCPD report details a project to assess the feasibility of incorporating radiation professionals into existing volunteer registries and programs (e.g., the Medical Reserve Corps). The report presents state examples of initiatives that raise awareness of the benefits of using ... Read More

Handbook for Responding to a Radiological Dispersal Device: First Responder’s Guide- The First 12 Hours
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This handbook was created by CRCPD as a training and reference tool for state and local responders and officials in the event of a radiological incident. The handbook provides information such as flow charts of suggested response activities, guidance for ... Read More

Instructions for the Public Waiting for Decontamination
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Part of the Los Angeles County Mutli-Agency Radiological Response Plan, this public information sheet provides instructions and information for the public who are waiting to undergo the decontamination process and a description of the activities which will occur inside the Community ... Read More

Community Reception Center Training Module
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Part of the Los Angeles County Multi-Agency Radiological Response Plan, this flow diagram details the step-by-step process of directing the public through a Community Reception Center (CRC).  The training includes descriptions of the seven different stations within a CRC including initial sorting, ... Read More

Guidance on Developing Effective Radiological Risk Communication Messages
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: US Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This US Nuclear Regulatory Commission guidance for nuclear power plant licensees and local responders contains principles, strategies, and tools for producing messages before, during, and after a radiological emergency.  Over 400 questions that the public and media may ask during ... Read More

Guidelines for Handling Decedents Contaminated with Radioactive Materials
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

These guidelines were developed by CDC for medical examiners, coroners, and morticians to deal with loose surface contamination, internal contamination, or shrapnel on or in decedents’ bodies. The guidelines are applicable for all types of radiation exposure, including the exposure ... Read More

Radiation Tables
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Part of the Los Angeles County Multi-Agency Radiological Response Plan, this set of tables present radiation response information in an easy to read graphic format, including responder, property, and victim contamination release levels; radionuclides of concern; staffing requirements for Community Reception Centers; ... Read More

Radiation Tracking and Epidemiology Form
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: New York Department of Health
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Developed by the New York Department of Health, this form will help Community Reception Center staff collect demographic and epidemiological information from highly contaminated individuals. Read More