Generic Risk Assessment 5.5 - Incidents Involving Radiation
- Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
'Generic Risk Assessment 5.5 Incidents Involving Radiation' is part of a new series of Generic Risk Assessments (GRAs) that are the product of a ten year consultation period. The GRAs have been designed to safeguard Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) personnel and members of the public.
Depending on the nature and scale of the operational incident a variety of significant hazards may be present.
The hazards to fire-fighters attending radiation incidents is irradiation or contamination from radioactive materials.
Incidents involving terrorist activity and deliberate release are covers in specific procedures (new Dimensions/Chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear).
As with all GRAs, this assessment provides a starting point for FRS to conduct their own assessments and produce their own Safe Systems of Work within the context of local conditions and existing organisational arrangements.
This GRA is supplied as an A5 bound publication, making it both handy and portable.
The GRAs are also supplied as an A4, loose-leaf publications. A binder pack containing an introduction to the series, foreword by Sir Ken Knight, contents, and dividers is available to order separately. The binder is the ideal solution for storing these loose-leaf GRAs.
Please see below for details of the binder pack and other Generic Risk Assessments in the series.
Significant hazards and risks - including radioactive contamination, sealed and unsealed sources, dose limits and constraints
Key control measures - including training, command and control, protective equipment and decontamination
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