Video: Screening People for External Contamination: How to Use Hand-held Radiation Survey Equipment
An 18 minute skills training video that demonstrates how to screen people for external contamination using a hand held Geiger Mueller Detector. The program is designed for individuals assigned to conduct mass screening for contamination from radioactive materials following a large scale incident. The program may be used as pre-incident training or intra-incident just in time training. Supplementary training material on utilization of ion chambers and alpha scintillation detectors is provided. A downloadable graphic illustration of the procedure for performing a radiological survey (G-M Detectors Job Aid) is also provided.
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- Screening People for External Contamination: How to Use Hand-held Radiation Survey Equipment
- Alpha Scintillation
- Ionization chamber
- Exposure and Radiation Contamination
G-M Detectors Job AidG-M Detectors Job Aid
Download graphic illustration of the procedure for performing a survey.
- Page last reviewed: October 16, 2013
- Page last updated: October 13, 2014
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