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Document ID (ISN)57191
CIS number 91-2031
ISBN(s) 0-929600-20-7
Year 1991
Convention or series no. NCRP Report No.111
Title Developing radiation emergency plans for academic, medical or industrial facilities
Bibliographic information National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA, Aug. 1991. viii, 129p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: USD 18.00.
Abstract Contents of this guidance note: preparing a radiation emergency plan (plan development, management support and functions of individuals); preparing emergency plan implementing procedures (emergency facilities, supplies and equipment, personnel, maintaining emergency preparedness); classification of radiation emergencies (sources of radiation, associated hazards, emergency classification system); practical considerations in handling an emergency (personnel notification, emergency response, recovery and restoration); implementation and evaluation of the plan. Appendices provide sample plans for an industrial research facility and a medical facility along with emergency classification examples.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radiation protection; health services; emergency organization; educational institutions; USA
Descriptors (secondary) safety and health personnel; programme evaluation; dose equivalent; information of personnel; glossary; role of management; classification systems
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Health care services
Teaching and educational institutions