Preparedness and response for nuclear and radiological emergencies

April 16 - 20, 2018   Mol (BELGIUM)

Upon completion of this training course, the participant will be able to:

In terms of knowledge

  • Know the theoretical principles of radiation protection and intervention in emergency situations
  • know the state-of-the-art and the main research challenges in the field of nuclear / radiological emergency management
  • Gain insight into the essentials (theoretical and practical) of nuclear and radiological emergency management
  • Understand and apply the basic principles of intervention

In terms of skills

  • Carry out radiological assessments
  • Apply the knowledge related to radiation monitoring, protective actions for human and the environment and communication
  • Deal with the complexity of the situation in terms of its radiological, social and legal dimensions
  • Know and adequately respond to radiological hazards
  • Participate in emergency management exercises
  • Participants will be able to apply state of the art knowledge in decision-making processes related to nuclear and radiological emergencies

In terms of competences

  • Assume a role in an emergency management team
  • Be ready to respond to a nuclear or radiological event