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Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM)

How to Perform a Survey for Radiation Contamination
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How to survey - Front of person How to survey - Back of person

Source of graphic: Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS)

Instructions: Start at the head, continue systematically over the whole body, including the feet and soles. Repeat on other side of the body. Full survey can take many minutes.

References:

DOE

HHS/CDC

FEMA

NRC

NCRP

EPA

CRCPD

IAEA

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