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Arrangements for the Termination of a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

General Safety Guide

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English STI/PUB/1796 978-92-0-108017-2
189 20 53.00 2018

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This publication provides guidance and recommendations on arrangements to be made at the preparedness stage, as part of overall emergency preparedness, for the termination of a nuclear or radiological emergency and the subsequent transition from the emergency exposure situation to either a planned exposure situation or an existing exposure situation. It elaborates the prerequisites that need to be fulfilled so that responsible authorities can declare the nuclear or radiological emergency ended, and it gives detailed guidance on adapting and lifting protective actions. This publication, jointly sponsored by international organizations (FAO, IAEA, ICAO, ILO, IMO, INTERPOL, OECD/NEA, UN OCHA, WHO and WMO) is intended to assist Member States in the application of IAEA Safety Standards Series Nos GSR Part 3 and GSR Part 7.

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Keywords

IAEA Safety Standards, Accident Response, Ionizing Radiation, Nuclear Accidents, Emergency Management, Radiological Emergency, Recommendations, Emergency Preparedness and Response, International Organizations, Member States, Radioactive Material, Nuclear Safety, Radiation Safety, Transport, Exposure Situation, Transition, Hazards, Assessment, Protection, Infrastructure, Damage, Public, Termination, Planned Exposure, Existing Exposure, Protection Strategy

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