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2013-12-02-HERCA/Radiation Protection in Veterinary Applications/ Setting up a new working group on the regulatory framework on veterinary applications. Main results of a questionnaire on national regulatory requirements with regard to veterinary applications.
2013-12-02-HERCA/ Education & Training in Radiation Protection/ Approval of the Conclusions & Recommendations by the HERCA Task force on Education &Training in Radiation Protection (TF E&T-RP)
2013-07-01-HERCA/ Medical Applications/ application of the justification principle/ Survey about the situation in Europe regarding the use of CT[1] on asymptomatic individuals outside screening programs.
2013-07-01-HERCA/ Emergency Preparedness/ Practical proposals for further harmonisation of the reactions in European countries to any distant nuclear or radiological emergency
2012-11-01-Approval of a Guidance document on implementation of a national radiation passbook and its practical use (H10-9.d.2) and a new related version of the dose passbook (H10-9.d.3)
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2011-07-01 - Emergency Preparedness. Practical Guidance – Practicability of Early Protective Actions

At the occasion of the 7th HERCA meeting held in Brussels on 30 June 2011, the HERCA Board of Heads has approved the document on emergency preparedness “Practical Guidance – Practicability of Early Protective Actions”.

The practical guidance cover the definition, the aim and the rationale of three early countermeasures: sheltering, evacuation and thyroid blockade. The guidance covers the planning phase, the intervention and lifting of the protective actions. The limitation and possible complication of the actions are discussed as well as risk/benefit consideration and linked actions. The tasks of the authorities are clearly indicated.


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