Radioactive Accidents Manual IAEA-CTIF
Manual for First Responders to a Radiological Emergency
Its aim is to provide practical guidance for those who will respond during the first few hours to aradiological emergency (referred to here as ‘first responders’) and for national officials who would support this early response. It provides guidance in the form of action guides, instructions, and supporting data that can be easily applied by a State to build a basic capability to respond to aradiological emergency. This guidance should beadapted to fit the user State’s organizational arrangements, language, terminology, concept of operation and capabilities.
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