Health and Safety Planning Guide for Planners, Safety Officers, and Supervisors for Protecting Responders Following a Nuclear Detonation
  • Item type: Federal Guidance , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Date posted: 23 January 2017

Response in the aftermath of a nuclear detonation will be extremely challenging. The risk of radiation exposure requires additional protections and actions by first responders and other individuals conducting response and rescue operations. To provide planners and responders a better ... Read More

CDC Community Reception Center Tool Kit and CTOS Training Opportunities
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness
  • Date posted: 24 October 2016

The September 2016 National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR) Quarterly Call provided an overview of CDC’s Community Reception Center (CRC) Tool Kit, as well as training opportunities offered by the Center for Radiological/Nuclear Training (CTOS). NARR September 2016 Quarterly Call ... Read More

Patient Movement Following a Mass Casualty Radiological Event
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: Not Specified
  • Date posted: 16 September 2016

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 ... Read More

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

Concepts for Volunteers of the Connecticut Radiation Professional Volunteer Program (CT-RPVP)
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Test
  • Date posted: 08 August 2016

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. ... Read More

Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Training for First Responders
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Not Specified
  • Date posted: 08 August 2016

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 ... 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

Guidance on Making Changes to Emergency Plans for Nuclear Power Reactors
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  • Date posted: 08 August 2016

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 ... Read More

Dispelling Myths about Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
  • Date posted: 27 June 2016

This document presents nine common misconceptions about radiological emergency planning for a nuclear power plant in the United States and the truths about these myths. Read More

Power Reactor Decommissioning
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

This webinar provides an overview of decommissioning and the emergency preparedness related regulations associated with decommissioning. Mr. Bruce Watson, Chief of the Reactor Decommissioning Branch at the NRC and Mr. Robert Kahler, Branch Chief of the Emergency Preparedness Inspection and ... Read More