Flashcards in TB 56, basic radiation protection principles Deck (13):
every shipment of radioactive material, with the exception of those containing limite quantities or those of low level radiation, bear two identifying warning labels affixed to opposite sides of the outer package. the highest level radiation package would bear a ? label.
a roentgen dose is the amount of radiation the total body is exposed to for? hours.
which type of ionizing radiation particles only presents an internal health hazards
when transporting a pt. suspected of radiological contamination, the hospital shall be alerted ASAP to prepare a radiation emergency area, which will take ? minutes to prepare.
authority over all radiological incidents rest with?
United states government
the primary responsibility of the first emergency medical team on the scene of a radiation accident is to?
determine whether injured victims are present and provide necessary rescue and emergency medical care
exposure control principles are based on consideration of ? radiation protection factors.
when responding to a radiation accident involving personal injury, the emergency responders first priority is?
administer life saving emergency care
there first priority of decon of a pt. is?
the care and isolation of wounds
the most important personnel contamination control measures are?
the use of protective clothing and SCBA
protection action guides for whole body exposure for emergency workers/firefighters is ? R/hr.
when emergency response personnel arrive at the scene of a possible radiation incident, the first step should be to?
visually survey the site for hazardous conditions