This category covers nuclear weapons, nuclear devices, fallout, long term effects of nuclear weapons, consequence managment, emergency response, terrorist events, RDDs, etc.
FAQs Developed by the HPS
The following FAQs have been developed by our topic editors for this category:
|Hints for First Responders About Detecting Radiation|
|Is Potassium Iodide a "Magic Bullet" for Radiation Exposure?|
Relevant HPS Web Pages
The following HPS Web pages also address this category:
|GUIDANCE FOR PROTECTIVE ACTIONS FOLLOWING A RADIOLOGICAL TERRORIST EVENT Position Statement of the Health Physics Society|
|KI Fact Sheet|
Questions Answered by HPS Experts
The following health physics questions have been answered by an expert and approved by our editors for inclusion in our "Ask the Experts" feature. Click on the question to see the answer.
Other Useful Websites
The following website may also be useful:
|International Association of Bomb Technologists and Investigators Podcast on Radiation Myths and Misconceptions|