Lessons learned in responding to and recovering from a fire incident

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A review is presented of the response by emergency personnel, including radiation safety staff, to a fire incident in an academic radiation facility. The handling of the incident during the incident itself as well as during post-fire cleanup and recovery efforts are described. The preparation of a variety of written notification reports and the physical and procedural corrective actions taken as a result of the fire are also discussed. ©2006Health Physics Society.

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Health Physics

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