The First Responder's Pocket Guide to Radiation Incidents

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ISBN: 9780965151689

$14.95

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At last, emergency responders have a resource that pulls the most critical information about handling radiation incidents into a pocket-size field guide. Incidents involving life-threatening levels of radiation are rare. Yet many people are disproportionately afraid of radiation incidents because they've received so little training. This book covers most of More »

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ISBN: 9780965151689

At last, emergency responders have a resource that pulls the most critical information about handling radiation incidents into a pocket-size field guide. Incidents involving life-threatening levels of radiation are rare. Yet many people are disproportionately afraid of radiation incidents because they've received so little training. This book covers most of what first responders need to know while waiting for assistance from subject matter experts. The information is organized into ten chapters:

Introduction to Radiation
Exposure Limits and Units of Measure
Labels, Placards, and Packages
Health Effects of Radiation Exposure
Decontamination and Patient Care
Time, Distance, and Shielding
Introduction to Radiation Monitoring
Radiation and Terrorism
Nuclear Power Plant Accidents
Radiation Incident Management

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