Personnel protection during a reactor accident

In organizing individual protection and the provision of protective clothing and equipment for accident teams, particular attention must be paid to protection of the respiratory organs. A system of disciplinary barriers, personnel airlocks and gates and transport processing points - with obligatory monitoring of all movements of staff and equipment - is described. (author).

Authors

Koshcheev, V.S.; Korostin, A.S.; Rajkhman, S.P.

Descriptors

chernobylsk-4 reactor; contamination; protective clothing; radiation accidents; radiation monitoring; radiation protection; accidents; clothing; enriched uranium reactors; graphite moderated reactors; lwgr type reactors; monitoring; power reactors; reactors; thermal reactors

Subject Category

Actual Accidents

Source

Report; International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria); Medical aspects of the Chernobyl accident; IAEA-TECDOC--516.; Jul 1988.; 381 p.; p. 145-150.

Place of Publication

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Availability

Available from INIS in electronic form.