NCRP Report No. 165 Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers
  • Item type: Exercise Documentation , Federal Guidance , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: The National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
  • Date posted: 11 April 2017

This report on Responding to a Radiological or Nuclear Terrorism Incident: A Guide for Decision Makers provides a comprehensive analysis of key decision points and information needed by decision makers at the local, regional, state, tribal and federal levels in ... Read More

Radioactive Sources: Opportunities Exist for Federal Agencies to Strengthen Transportation Security
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

Concerns have been raised that risk-significant sources could be stolen by terrorists and used to create a “dirty bomb.” NRC is responsible for licensing the possession and use of these sources. DOT regulates the transport of such sources, and DHS ... Read More

Community Reception Center (CRC) Drill Toolkit
  • Item type: Planning Templates , State and Local Response Plans
  • Source: CDC
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

This toolkit was created to help communities, agencies, and emergency planners design and implement a Community Reception Center (CRC) Drill. The CRC Drill toolkit provides guidance and templates that any jurisdiction can adapt to exercise the full range of CRC ... Read More

Radiation Emergencies Media Toolkit
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: CDC
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

This online Radiation Emergencies media toolkit provides important content and materials in an easily accessible format to key audiences. Read More

Radiation Emergency Training for Poison Center Staff
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: CDC
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

This training is an informational and educational resource about radiation exposure and illness for poison control staff. The ultimate goal of the training is to prepare poison control staff to react appropriately and share vital information in the event of ... Read More

Radiation Hazard Scale
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: CDC
  • Date posted: 09 April 2017

As an emergency communication tool, the Radiation Hazard Scale provides a frame of reference for relative hazards of radiation, conveying meaning without using radiation measurements or units that are unfamiliar to people.  Read More

Radiation Thermometer
  • Item type: Not Specified
  • Source: CDC
  • Date posted: 08 April 2017

The purpose of the radiation thermometer is to put common radiation doses in perspective. This tool can help people assess their own risk in a radiation emergency. Read More

Communicating in Radiation Emergencies: Myths of Radiation
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: CDC
  • Date posted: 08 April 2017

Communicating in Radiation Emergencies: Myths of Radiation introduces participants to some common myths of radiation and identifies communications strategies to combat these and other myths. The training uses Person-On-The-Street interviews to identify the myths and features a discussion between risk ... Read More

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: NARR
  • 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