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ERIC Number: ED013911
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961
Pages: 1
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PEACETIME RADIATION HAZARDS IN THE FIRE SERVICE, ORIENTATION UNIT--INSTRUCTOR'S GUIDE.
BERNDT, WILLIAM; AND OTHERS
MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED FOR A 2-SESSION UNIT TO ACQUAINT FIREMEN WITH THE PROBLEMS OF RADIATION HAZARDS AND TO PREPARE THEM FOR MORE SPECIALIZED TRAINING. THE UNIT WAS DEVELOPED JOINTLY BY THE TRADE AND INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION BRANCH OF THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION AND THE OFFICE OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, U.S. ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION. IT INCLUDES LOCATION OF NUCLEAR ENERGY HAZARDS, PROBLEMS OF RADIATION, THE FIRE DEPARTMENT'S RESPONSIBILITY, AND SPECIAL FIREFIGHTING TECHNIQUES. EACH INSTRUCTOR SHOULD HAVE HAD A PRIOR COURSE IN INSTRUCTOR TRAINING, HAVE RECEIVED TRAINING IN RADIATION HAZARDS THROUGH THE INTENSIVE SHORT-TERM INSTRUCTOR COURSE PROVIDED BY THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION, AND BE AN INSTRUCTOR IN BASIC FIRE SERVICE TRAINING. A STUDENT MANUAL, "PEACETIME RADIATION HAZARDS IN THE FIRE SERVICE -- ORIENTATION UNIT," (VT 002 067) AND A SET OF 20 X 28 ILLUSTRATIONS ARE AVAILABLE. A GLOSSARY OF KEY TERMS AND 29 ILLUSTRATIONS ARE GIVEN. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE AS GPO NUMBER FS 5.284--84014 FOR 35 CENTS FROM SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402. (PS)
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Authoring Institution: Atomic Energy Commission, Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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