April 16, 2018
Strategic Action - Provide procedures and training for incidents declared as radiation emergencies, including authorisation for using informed volunteers
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February 26, 2018
Tactical Action - Employ the principles of time, distance and shielding
Strategic Action - Provide procedures and support arrangements regarding the hazards that may be encountered and actions ...
Tactical Action - Monitor radiation dose rates periodically and keep individual accumulated dose records of everyone who has entered the risk area
Strategic Action - Provide equipment to actively measure the dose rate from any potential radiation source. See A foundation ...
Control measure - Manage the radiation dose received by firefighters
New guidance approved for publication December 2017 NIF
Tactical Action - Ascertain if the packaging or shielding for the radiation source has been damaged
Strategic Action - Ensure the dose limits and all other regulations are adhered to in all operational guidance
Strategic Action - Make arrangements with relevant organisations to ensure specialist advice is available from the ...
Tactical Action - Where it is necessary to commit personnel to the hazard area, keep the number of personnel to a minimum
Tactical Action - Keep exposure to ionising radiation ‘as low as reasonably practicable’ (ALARP) in all cases
Strategic Action - Consider adopting a dose constraint below the legal dose limits
Tactical Action - Establish, record, communicate and continually monitor the level of background radiation
Strategic Action - Provide procedures and training for incidents declared as ‘radiation emergencies’, including authorisation for using informed volunteers
Tactical Action - Determine whether or not the fire and rescue service are required to enter the radiation hazard zone