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Generic Procedures for Assessment and Response during a Radiological Emergency


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English IAEA-TECDOC-1162
194 15.00 2000

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This manual provides the tools, generic procedures and data needed for initial response to different types of radiological emergency, including emergencies involving sealed and unsealed radioactive materials and radiation generators, and transport emergencies. It is intended for use by persons or groups who are responding to a radiological emergency. It explains the roles and responsibilities of the members of the generic response organization. The intention is that users of the manual will develop a better understanding of steps to be taken in a radiological emergency, in order to effectively achieve the goals of emergency response.

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