What to do in a nuclear emergency short film 5

What to do in a nuclear emergency short film 5

“Public response should be ‘shelter and shower’. Sheltering (particularly at home) is prudent early in a radiologic event, because families congregate at home and showers, clean clothing, food, and water are available. Sheltering also provides authorities time to assess the situation more completely. Evacuation might be indicated later for people in some locations, depending on the specific situation and the extended dose estimates. In other locations, remaining sheltered may result in lower radiation exposure.” (Flynn & Goans, 2006) Call 1 800-Be-Ready for instructions. Unless told otherwise by current government or media announcements do the following: If you are outside – cover your mouth and nose with a wet cloth and dust off any radioactive particles. Upon entering a shelter – clean and cover any open wounds first to prevent cross contamination. Shower and change into clean clothes in the foyer area if possible. Put the dirty clothes in a plastic bag. In general shower and shelter until you hear otherwise. You should also wear a dust mask, cover your skin as well as possible (with clean fabric), and consider protecting your eyes from particles in the air. Please see text and disclaimer at
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