Chapter 6. Radiological Incidents Management and Planning

  1. Larry A. Burchfield President Chief Executive Officer

Published Online: 16 JUN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch6

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response

How to Cite

Burchfield, L. A. (2009) Radiological Incidents Management and Planning, in Radiation Safety: Protection and Management for Homeland Security and Emergency Response, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470495780.ch6

Author Information

  1. Radiochemistry Society, Richland, Washington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUN 2009
  2. Published Print: 8 JUN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471793335

Online ISBN: 9780470495780

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Keywords:

  • radiological incidents and management and planning;
  • CERF, Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and high-yield Explosives (CBRNE) Enhanced Response Force Package;
  • response infrastructure readying

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Threat Assessment

  • Medical Stockpiling

  • Medical Development

  • Readying the Response Infrastructure

  • Evaluating the Medical Countermeasure Enterprise

  • The Good News: Areas of Improvement

  • Protective Action Guidelines

  • The Role of the Military in a Radiological Emergency