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[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

AFD response, approach, and operations at known or suspected radiological incidents shall be consistent with:

-The AFD Hazardous Material Site Operation Manual

-CAPCOG RESET CBRNE Regional Response Guidebook

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Response to a known or suspected accidental release of radiation will be a:

Hazmat Task Force or a Hazardous Materials Alarm

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

The Incident Commander will notify who as soon as possible in teh event of any known or suspected felease of radiological materials?

Texas Bureau of Radiation Control

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Protecting your body from _________ contamination is of the utmost importance:


[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

When approaching, company officers will retrieve the ______ ________ from the apparatus, write down the current ________ _________ dose reading and carry it on their person for the duration of the incident:

-Radiological Pager

-Total Accumulated

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The immediate "Turn back dose rate" during victim rescue is:

200 REM per hour

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

The initial exclusion zone will be established at any point where _______ readings are found:

2 millirem per hour

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Initial exclusion zones at the site of an explosion shall never be set closer than:

The rubble line

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

The RAD pager serves as both a:

Dose rate and Absorbed dose monitoring tool

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Exclusion zones will be re-evaluated and monitored by:

Arriving Spec-Ops personnel

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

The rubble line rule remains in effect at all times regardless of monitor readings for possible:

Dirty bomb elements

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Upon arrival at the scene of reported explosions, Spec-Ops units will always screen for these 3 hazards:

1. Chemical

2. Biological

3. Radiological

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

What is the radiation axiom?




[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Initial actions at a suspected radiological incident should be:


-deny entry

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Any member entering the hot zone must be equipped with at least one:

RAD Pager

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Who is responsible for monitoring and establishing the formal Hot Zone?

Special Operations Group

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

A decon corridor should be set up inside the:

Warm Zone

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

What type of decon must be performed on contaminated personnel and equipment exiting the hot zone?

Technical Decon

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Who is responsible for setting up Technical Decon?

Special Operations Group

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

Maximum dose limits for each responder should be __ REM total per incident except in life saving operations where a ___ REM maximum dose limit should be used:

-5 REM total

-25 REM max

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

What tactical considerations are there for radiological incidents with fire (8)?

1. Initiate normal tactical firefighting operations

2. Full PPE

3. Use monitoring instrumentation

4. Approach from upwind

5. Do not ventilate

6. Minimize water usage

7. Control water run-off

8. Utilize time, distance, shielding

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

What (6) tactical considerations are there for rescue/medical at radiological incidents?

1. Full PPE

2. Use monitoring instrumentation

3. Remove patients quickly

4. Provide treatment to patients

5. Alert hospitals

6. Decon patients prior to transport. (Gross decon)

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When dealing with radiological weapons, if fire is involved, immediately evacuate the area for ___ feet in all directions:

2,000 feet

[A604.1 Radiological Incident]

IF no Rad pager is available and the company performs rescue, the company officer should do this to help with estimating the total dose received by the crew:

Record how much time the company spent in the exclusion zone

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If the crew entered the exclusion zones without a pager and the officer needs help with time the crew spent in the exclusion zones, the officer can reference these to help estimate the time:

On-scene time and radio reports

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