MAJOR GOALS OF THE RADIOLOGICIAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE
To protect the public
To protect emergency personnel during response
Assessment of the Hazard
1. Determine if an event may be a potential radiological emergency
Indications of possible radiological emergency (hazard):
Indications of dangerous source
2. In case there are indications of a potential radiological emergency, as soon as possible confer with the radiological assessor through the national EOC and assess information such as the amount of specific radioactive material or unusual readings.
3. Follow Incident Commander's action guide.