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The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

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Regulations 7(2), 8(2) and 9(2)

SCHEDULE 7INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN EMERGENCY PLANS

PART IInformation to be included in an operator’s emergency plan

The information referred to in regulation 7(2) is as follows—

(a)the names or positions of persons authorised to set emergency procedures in motion and the person in charge of and co-ordinating the on-site mitigatory action;

(b)the name or position of the person with responsibility for liaison with the local authority responsible for preparing the off-site emergency plan;

(c)for reasonably foreseeable conditions or events which could be significant in bringing about a radiation emergency, a description of the action which should be taken to control the conditions or events and to limit their consequences, including a description of the safety equipment and the resources available;

(d)the arrangements for limiting the risks to persons on the premises including how warnings are to be given and the actions persons are expected to take on receipt of a warning;

(e)the arrangements for providing early warning of the incident to the local authority responsible for setting the off-site emergency plan in motion, the type of information which should be contained in an initial warning and the arrangements for the provision of more detailed information as it becomes available;

(f)the arrangements for providing assistance with off-site mitigatory action; and

(g)the arrangements for emergency exposures including the dose levels which have been determined as appropriate for the purposes of putting into effect the emergency plan.

PART IIInformation to be included in a carrier’s emergency plan

The information referred to in regulation 8(2) is as follows—

(a)the names or positions of persons authorised to set emergency procedures in motion and the person in charge of and co-ordinating the mitigatory action;

(b)for reasonably foreseeable conditions or events which could be significant in bringing about a radiation emergency, a description of the action which should be taken to control the conditions or events and to limit their consequences, including a description of the safety equipment and the resources available;

(c)the arrangements for providing early warning of the incident, the type of information which should be contained in an initial warning and the arrangements for the provision of more detailed information as it becomes available; and

(d)the arrangements for emergency exposures including the dose levels which have been determined as appropriate for the purposes of putting into effect the emergency plan.

PART IIIInformation to be included in an off-site emergency plan

The information referred to in regulation 9(2) is as follows—

(a)the names or positions of persons authorised to set emergency procedures in motion and of persons authorised to take charge of and co-ordinate the off-site mitigatory action;

(b)the arrangements for receiving early warning of incidents, and alert and call-out procedures;

(c)the arrangements for co-ordinating resources necessary to implement the off-site emergency plan;

(d)the arrangements for providing assistance with on-site mitigatory action;

(e)the arrangements for off-site mitigatory action;

(f)the arrangements for providing the public with specific information relating to the emergency and the behaviour which it should adopt; and

(g)the arrangements for emergency exposures including the dose levels which have been determined as appropriate for the purposes of putting into effect the emergency plan.

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