Radiological Emergency Preparedness (REP) Training for First Responders
  • Item type: State and Local Response Plans , Webinars and Training
  • Source: Minnesota Homeland Security and Emergency Management
  • 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: Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD)
  • 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 (NRC)
  • Date posted: 08 August 2016

The 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 changes at facilities that ... 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 article explores and debunks 9 myths about planning for and responding to radiological emergencies in the United States. Read More

Power Reactor Decommissioning
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (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

New York State Clinical Data Management System: Use for Medical Countermeasure Response
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

This webinar, presented by the National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, discusses use of the New York State Clinical Data Management System in medical countermeasure response and its applications for use in a community reception center. Read More

Radiation and Public Health Legal Considerations
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) developed the radiation legal preparedness project (RLP) to assess state and local legal authorities related to the response to ... Read More

Radiological Emergency Preparedness and Hostile Action Based Exercises
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: NARR
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

This NARR/ASTHO hosted webinar reviews the REP program and the new Hostile Action Based exercise requirement. Presenters include representatives from the Radiological Emergency Preparedness Branch in the Technological Hazards division of FEMA, the Office of Waste Management and Radiological Protection ... Read More

Communicating with the Public in a Radiation Disaster
  • Item type: Webinars and Training
  • Source: National Alliance for Radiation Readiness (NARR)
  • Date posted: 22 July 2015

The National Alliance for Radiation Readiness, hosted a webinar on Tuesday, July 30, 2013 2:00-3:00 pm EST discussing the ways to communicate with the public during a radiological disaster. Our presenter was Leeanna Allen, MPH, MSCHES a Health Education Specialist ... Read More

Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC)
  • Item type: Federal Guidance
  • Source: National Nuclear Security Administration
  • Date posted: 16 June 2015

For coordinating federal radiological monitoring and assessment efforts in support of state, tribal, and local governments. The Federal Radiological Monitoring and Assessment Center (FRMAC) is a federal asset available on request by the Department of Homeland Security and state and local ... Read More