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  1. Hazmat Survival Tips: Emergency Response to an Incident Involving Radioactive Materials

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    Mon, 19 Jan 2009

    office for training. For most firefighters, incidents involving radioactive materials are extremely rare. During this event, first-arriving emergency ..... Subjects: hazardous materials response, hazmat incidents involving radioactive materials

  2. RESPONSE TO A MEDICAL EMERGENCY INVOLVING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS

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    Sat, 1 Jul 1995

    MEDICAL EMERGENCY INVOLVING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS BY ANTHONY M. GAGLIERD AND ..... container nearby--that radioactive materials were at the accident site ..... may be contaminated with radioactive materials to the Allegheny General

  1. RADIOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES, STRATEGY, AND RESPONSE: THE MASSACHUSETTS APPROACH

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    Mon, 1 Aug 2005

    safely to accidents/incidents involving radioactive materials as well as for the reality of terrorist ..... radiation. ANATOMY OF A RESPONSE Basic Forms of Radioactive Materials Radioactive materials can be found in two basic forms. In the

  2. NIAID awards $4 million to develop anti-radiation treatments

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    Tue, 26 Sep 2006

    Health (NIH), has issued five awards totaling $4 million to fund the development of products that eliminate radioactive materials from the human body following radiological or nuclear exposure. The awards, which were granted under Project

  3. Responding to a Radiological Dispersal Event

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    Tue, 27 Aug 2013

    the basic fundamentals of radioactive materials and their hazards, the proper ..... radiation or contaminated with radioactive materials . A RDD is a mix of explosives ..... cookers, the actual amount of radioactive materials dispersed by those devices

  4. Highway Hazardous Materials Accident Extrication Issues

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    Wed, 21 Oct 2009

    3. Situations involving radioactive materials are especially problematic ..... Gasoline.” For all except radioactive materials , the proper initial isolation distance ..... systems. SPILLS INVOLVING RADIOACTIVE MATERIALS Hazardous materials transportation

  5. Fire Service Industry News: New Handheld Radiation Detector Offers Enhanced Threat Detection

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    Thu, 24 Jul 2014

    the ability to perform initial identification of radioactive materials found in the field. Thermo Fisher Scientific designed ..... and more. "In security situations involving radioactive materials , quickly and accurately identifying the precise

  6. TECHNOLOGY: Where We Are, Where We Have To Go, What We Must Do To Get There

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    Mon, 1 Sep 2008

    to better track and detect radioactive materials .” 8 As in other areas of ..... primary authority to regulate radioactive materials and sources to identify the ..... with no legitimate need for radioactive materials can purchase them, for determining

  7. Fireground Safety Tips

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    Wed, 16 Apr 2014

    organizations creating additional risk for firefighters now being exposed to materials and gases such as asbestos, radioactive materials , chemicals, and various fumes. These materials are not outwardly harmful when handled in their controlled environment

  8. Radioactive weapons a definite possibility

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    Mon, 1 Mar 1999

    form. Information from the Radioactive Materials Incident Report Database ..... reported involve lost or stolen radioactive materials or devices. A Nuclear Regulatory ..... their generally licensed radioactive materials . There are 45,000 general