Use Personal Dosimeters

  • Both first responders and first receivers may need to wear personal dosimeters while responding to a radiation incident.
  • There are many kinds of personal dosimeters.
  • The tasks being performed and the nature of the incident will determine
    • Whether dosimeters need to be worn
    • The kind of dosimeter needed
    • How they should be worn and used
  • Radiation safety personnel usually track the readings registered by the devices.
  • See REMM information on personal dosimeters