Manual of Protective Actions for Nuclear Incidents available in Paperback
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- DIANE Publishing Company
Begins with a general discussion of Protective Action Guides (PAGs) & their use in planning for protective actions to safeguard public health. It then presents PAGs for specific exposure pathways & associated time periods. These PAGs apply to all types of nuclear incidents. This is followed by guidance for the implementation of PAGs that emphasize their application to nuclear power facilities. Finally, appendices provide definitions, background information on health risks, & other information supporting the numerical values of the PAGs. 20 charts & tables.