Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Planning Templates
  • Source: Not Specified
  • Date posted: 22 August 2016

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 ... Read More

Radiation Response Volunteer Corps (RRVC) and Population Monitoring Tool Kit
  • Item type: Planning Templates , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Not Specified
  • Date posted: 08 August 2016

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 ... Read More

Communication Radiation Risks
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Planning Templates
  • Source: United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Date posted: 29 February 2012

This Environmental Protection Agency tool is a resource for communicating with the public and the media during a radiological crisis.  It provides communications techniques and advice based upon risk and crisis communication strategies.  In addition, it provides sample messages for use ... Read More

Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: National Council on Radiation Protection
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This set of public information statement templates can be used following the explosion of a radiological dispersal device or an improvised nuclear device.  Different templates have been developed for use immediately following the incident, after a few hours when more information ... Read More

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Messaging Templates
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , Planning Templates
  • Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

These public information templates were designed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to be used to provide health and safety information in the first hours following a nuclear weapon or a dirty bomb explosion. Read More

Creative Brief for Terrorist Events Involving Radioactive Materials
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: Disaster and Emergency Communication Research Unit at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This creative brief was developed by the Disaster and Emergency Communication Research Unit at the University of Alabama at Birmingham to guide public health communicators in developing future messages, by presenting both the protective actions people can take following a radiation emergency and ... Read More

Los Angeles County Pre-Scripted Public Messages
  • Item type: Planning Templates , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health has developed a set of pre-scripted messages in the event an explosive radiological dispersal device. 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

Bioassay and Lab Prioritization Criteria
  • Item type: Planning Templates , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: New York State Department of Health
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Developed by the New York Department of Health, this guidance will assist Community Reception Center staff in making recommendations on which individuals should provide a urine sample which will be tested for internal contamination. Read More

Los Angeles County Contamination Survey Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates , 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, these forms may be used to document contamination survey results of both individuals and property at the Community Reception Center. Read More