radiation accident


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radiation accident

Undesired excessive exposure to ionizing radiation.
See also: accident
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It's also a good idea to conduct in-services for hospital staff members who will responsd to a radiation accident.
The educational program gives important tips and how-to instructions about planning for natural disruptions ranging from power outages, droughts, hurricanes, pandemics, radiation accidents, to manmade incidents such as dirty bombs, and other acts of terrorism.
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The potential occurrence of industrial radiation accidents and the threat of terrorist events involving radioactive material mandate the development and implementation of effective treatments of radiation injury.
Gale, widely recognized as the world expert in dealing with radiation accidents, was instrumental in developing the bone marrow transplantation program at the University of California, Los Angeles.
He is also widely recognized as the world expert in dealing with radiation accidents.
The MCW Centre plans to develop therapies for treating victims of radiological terrorism or radiation accidents, with particular focus on protecting the lung, kidney, gut, and brain.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi appointed Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Fereidoun Abbasi as the head of the country's Crisis Management Center for Nuclear and Radiation Accidents.
Firouzabadi approved a proposal made by the head of Iran's Civil Defense Organization, General Gholam Reza Jalali, to appoint Abbasi as the commander of Iran's Nuclear and Radiation Accidents Crisis Management Headquarters.