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

Registration Station Sample Job Action Sheet
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

The Community Reception Center (CRC) staff assigned to the Registration station will greet all people coming to the CRC and direct them to the appropriate station.  This document is a Job Action Sheet which describes the duties of staff working at the Registration station. Read More

Wash Station Sample Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

The staff assigned to the Wash station within a Community Reception Center will be tasked with assisting people with decontamination.  This tool provides a sample Job Action Sheet, which provides instructions for facilitating showering, collecting contaminated personal items, and performing ... Read More

Discharge Station Sample Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

Following a radiological emergency, people leaving the community reception center (CRC) may be referred for further care or discharged to their home or other community shelter.  To ensure people leaving the CRC reach their desired destinations, Discharge station staff will provide information ... Read More

First Aid Station Sample Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This set of sample forms includes a Job Action Sheet, which describes the duties of a Community Reception Center staff member assigned to work in the First Aid station.  The staff assigned to the First Aid station will be required to ... Read More

Sorting Station Sample Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This Job Action Sheet describes the duties of a Community Reception Center (CRC) staff member assigned to the sorting station.  This person will escort people who arrive to the CRC to the First Aid station, the Wash station, or the Contamination Screening Express line.  In ... Read More

Exposure and Contamination Detection and Survey Guidance
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: Los Angeles County
  • Date posted: 21 February 2012

This guidance document provides information and explains the difference between exposure and contamination.  It also provides guidance and standing operating guides on how to assess internal contamination, perform radiation surveys for contamination, and the tools necessary to perform the assessments. It is ... Read More

Contamination Station Sample Forms
  • Item type: Planning Templates
  • Source: CDC/Oak Ridge Associated Universities Virtual Community Reception Center
  • Date posted: 13 February 2012

This set of forms contains an executive overview of the contamination station within a Community Reception Center, including information on its function, location, staffing, Personal Protective equipment, and radiation detection devices needed.  In addition to the overview, a Job Action ... Read More

2007 Congressional Hearing on Laboratory Readiness
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories
  • Date posted: 30 January 2012

Held in 2007, this hearing before the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight, of the House Committee on Science and Technology, 110th Congress, entitled “Radiological Response: Assessing Environmental and Clinical Laboratory Capabilities”, presented environmental and laboratory concerns that are still relevant. ... Read More

APHL Radiation 101 for Laboratorians
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Association of Public Health Laboratories
  • Date posted: 03 January 2012

The Association of Public Health Laboratories developed this Radiation 101 course for laboratorians that emphasizes detection. Key focus is on basic information about radiation, the types of monitoring that occur in the United States, and the methods used to detect radioactivity.   Read More