Contingency / CBRN

  • Guidance on decontamination of buildings, infrastructure and open environment

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: GOV.UK

      Tags:
    • CBRN
    • Radiological
    • Nuclear
    • Decontamination

    Strategic national guidance issued by the UK Government Decontamination Service, part of Defra. Originally prepared May 2004 and updated 2017. Contains guidance on decontaminating buildings and infrastructure in the event of a release - whether deliberate or accidental - of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) material.

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  • Industrial radiography - managing radiation risks - Ionising Radiation Protection Series No. 1(2018)

    Published: Feb 11, 2019

    Source: HSE

      Tags:
    • Risk
    • radiation
    • Industrial radiogriahy

    This HSE publication on industrial radiography has been out for some time but now updated to be compatible with the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17). Industrial radiography is potentially a high radiation risk undertaking and so requires a consent (unless it takes place in an enclosure where no access is possible). This resource considers enclosure vs open site radiography, risk assessment, planning the radiography, maintenance of radiography equipment, local rules and contingency plans. Of note, the updated resource highlights the new IRR17 regulatory requirement to 'rehearse the operation of the contingency plans periodically'.

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  • National arrangements for incidents involving radioactivity (NAIR): technical handbook

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: NAIR

      Tags:
    • NAIR
    • Incidents
    • Radioactive
    • Transport
    • Radiation Protection Adviser

    NAIR 2002 Handbook (NRPB-W7). This publication is still valid despite its publication date. NAIR provides rapid and widely available assistance to the police and other emergency services where no radiation expert (e.g. Radiation Protection Adviser) is otherwise available. Assistance is provided in 2 stages and is drawn from hospitals, the nuclear industry and government departments.

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  • National arrangements for incidents involving radioactivity (NAIR): user handbook

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: NAIR

      Tags:
    • NAIR
    • Incidents
    • Radioactive
    • Contingecy

    NAIR provides quick and widely available assistance to the police and other emergency services where no radiation expert is otherwise available. Assistance is provided in 2 stages and is drawn from hospitals, the nuclear industry, and government departments. This publication is for emergency services staff who might need to use the service.

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  • RADSAFE

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: RADSAFE

      Tags:
    • radiation
    • Transport
    • Accidents
    • Contingency Planning

    RADSAFE is a consortium of organisations that have come together to offer mutual assistance in the event of a transport accident involving radioactive materials belonging to a RADSAFE member in the UK.

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  • The release of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) substances or material: guidance for local authorities

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: GOV.UK

      Tags:
    • CBRN
    • Radioactive
    • Contingency Planning

    The release of chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear (CBRN) substances or material: guidance for local authorities This guidance is designed to give local authorities the information and advice they need to assist with contingency planning and in their existing roles and responsibilities.

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