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This 3 day course covers the concepts of radiation protection, radiation detection instruments, radiological monitoring techniques, radiological hazards and protective actions, team building, and basic procedures to support planning and response for emergency and recovery activities in the event of a radiological incident The course covers all types of radiological hazards from fixed facility to transportation to WMD.

Target audience: Local and state emergency responders working with, in or around radiological hazards

Prerequisites: FEMA IS 3: Radiological Emergency Management

MERRTT 8 hrs