Module 7: Radiological Emergencies
A. Self Introduction
B. Module Overview
This module discusses off-normal and emergency
situations and the appropriate response to each.
Radiological alarms associated with monitoring
equipment will also be discussed.
C. Objectives Review
Monitoring systems are used to warn personnel when off-
normal radiological conditions exist. Radiological
workers must become familiar with these alarms and
know the response to each. These responses will help to
minimize exposure and personal contamination during
II. MODULE OUTLINE
Emergency Alarms and Responses
Equipment that monitors radiation dose rates and
airborne contamination levels is placed throughout DOE
EO1 State the purpose and
radiological facilities. It is essential for radiological
types of emergency alarms.
workers to recognize the equipment and the associated
alarms and know the appropriate response.
Area Radiation Monitors
Types and purpose
Operational check (if appropriate)
(Insert facility-specific information.)
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