Illinois Fire Service Institute

 

AWR-140 Introduction to Radiological/Nuclear WMD Operations : 0-4 Hours

Student Fee

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Course Description

This class presents a radiological/nuclear WMD overview consisting of ionizing radiation fundamentals, terminology, health effects, and recognition factors.  This information is requisite knowledge for responders performing the interdiction/prevention mission and others who are likely to be the first to arrive at a radiological/nuclear incident.  This fundamental knowledge of ionizing radiation and its effects is vital to responder safety, allowing performance of their mission while keeping the risk as low as reasonably achievable.  


Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course


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urbana Fri, Oct 20 2017 -
Fri, Oct 20 2017

 
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