These pages provide some information about emergency planning which, I hope, will be of general interest (Your views would be welcome). If you require
assistance setting up, testing, maintaining or justifying emergency arrangements then please contact
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This section of the site contains some nuclear emergency planning content relevant to the UK. The main sections are:
Reasons for emergency plans
This section discusses the moral, legal and commercial reasons for having emergency plans and looks at some of the objectives of plans.
Public dose in an accident
This section looks at how an atmospheric release of radioactivity can affect the public and different routes by which they can be exposed to radiation.
This section looks at how the public exposure to radiation can be reduced by the timely imposition of countermeasures.
This section looks at the decision making process for setting countermeasure advice.
Protecting the public from psychological harm
This section looks at how the stress of being involved in a nuclear accident can be damaging to quality of life and health.
This section reviews the legislation and guidance associated with nuclear emergency planning.
Testing emergency arrangments
This section reviews the testing of emergency arrangements.
Outline of a typical UK nuclear emergency plan
This section Provides an outline of a typical emergency plan for a nuclear licenced site.
Dose rate map of Europe
Links to a real time (or near real time) dose-rate map of Europe
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