Web Resources for Protection Against Radiation Harm:


    Radiation Harm Mitigation Resources: (mouse over category to expand)       • Administration of Neupogen
      • Administration of Prussian Blue
      • Administration of DTPA
      • Administration of Potassium Iodide
      • Protection through Sheltering
      • Guidance for Protective Actions Against Radiological Terrorist Events
    Organization-Based Resources: (mouse over category to expand)       • Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI): Information including "Terrorism with Ionizing Radiation General Guidance: Pocket Guide".
      • Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA): Information on DTRA activities for threat reduction.
      • Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Potential threats/common sense guidance to prepare for the unexpected.
      • National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL): Info/guidance on respiratory protection & personal protective technologies.
        Part of NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health).
      • U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Information about disasters & emergencies, including bioterrorism & homeland security.
      • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): The EPA’s Building Air Quality: A Guide for Building Owners & Facility Managers can be found here.
        The Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Tools for Schools Kit can be found here. The toolkit provides procedures & checklists for developing a building
        profile & performing preventive maintenance in commercial buildings.
      • U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC): Information such as a one-page fact sheet about dirty bombs, their effects, & protective measures are here.
      • World Health Organization (WHO): Includes information resources on public-health preparedness against deliberate releases of
        biological, chemical or radiological agents.
    Other Resources: (mouse over category to expand)       • Health Physics Society (HPS): Background information on radiation safety issues including guidance for protective actions following a radiological
        terrorism event.
      • Radiological Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS): Information on managing radiation emergencies.
      • University of Montana (UMT): Emergency response information & links compiled by the UMT Environmental Health & Occupational Safety Department.































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