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FEMA-REP-14

RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

EXERCISE MANUAL

September 1991

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Abbreviations and Acronyms

Regulatory Bases for FEMA's REP Exercise Program

Tasks Associated With FEMA's REP Exercise Process

Task 1: Establish Exercise Date

Task 2: Establish Exercise Objectives and Extent of Play

Task 3: Develop and Review Exercise Scenario

Task 4: Establish Exercise Ground Rules

Task 5: Assign and Confirm Evaluators

Task 6: Arrange Logistics

Task 7: Prepare and Distribute Evaluator Assignment

Task 8: Provide Site-Specific Training to Evaluators

Task 9: Conduct Pre-Exercise Briefing

Task 10: Document Organizational Exercise Performance

Task 11: Conduct Post-Exercise Evaluator/Participant Interview

Task 12: Debrief Exercise Evaluators and Initiate Consultation Process

Task 13: Prepare Written Evaluation

Task 14: Conduct Post-Exercise Participants Briefing

Task 15: Conduct Public Meeting

Task 16: Notify State of Deficiencies

Task 17: Prepare Summary Exercise Report

Task 18: Prepare Exercise Report

Task 19: Evaluate and Report on Remedial Exercise or Drill

Task 20: Track Correction of Areas Requiring Corrective Actions (ARCAs)

Task 21: Track Demonstration of Exercise Objectives

Interpretation of REP Exercise Objectives

Objective 1 (2): Mobilization of Emergency Personnel

Objective 2 (5): Facilities - Equipment, Displays, and Work Environment

Objective 3 (3): Direction and Control

Objective 4 (4): Communications

Objective 5 (6): Emergency Worker Exposure Control

Objective 6 (7): Field Radiological Monitoring - Ambient Radiation Monitoring

Objective 7 (10): Plume Dose Projection

Objective 8 (8,9): Field Radiological Monitoring - Airborne Radioiodine and Particulate Activity Monitoring

Objective 9 (11): Plume Protective Action Decision Making

Objective 10 (12): Alert and Notification

Objective 11 (13): Public Instructions and Emergency Information

Objective 12 (14): Emergency Information - Media

Objective 13 (15): Emergency Information - Rumor Control

Objective 14 (16,17): Implementation of Protective Actions - Use of KI for Emergency Workers, Institutionalized Individuals, and the General Public

Objective 15 (18): Implementation of Protective Actions - Special Populations

Objective 16 (19): Implementation of Protective Actions - Schools

Objective 17 (20): Traffic and Access Control

Objective 18 (21): Reception Center - Monitoring, Decontamination, and Registration

Objective 19 (22): Congregate Care

Objective 20 (23): Medical Services - Transportation

Objective 21 (24): Medical Services - Facilities

Objective 22 (25): Emergency Workers, Equipment, and Vehicles - Monitoring and Decontamination

Objective 23 (26): Supplementary Assistance (Federal/Other)

Objective 24 (27): Post-Emergency Sampling

Objective 25 (28): Laboratory Operations

Objective 26 (29): Ingestion Exposure Pathway - Dose Projection and Protective Action Decision Making

Objective 27 (30): Ingestion Exposure Pathway - Protective Action Implementation

Objective 28 (32): Relocation, Re-Entry, and Return - Decision Making

Objective 29 (33): Relocation, Re-Entry and Return - Implementation

Objective 30 (34): Continuous, 24-Hour Staffing

Objective 31 (35): Offsite Support for the Evacuation of Onsite Personnel

Objective 32 (36): Unannounced Exercise or Drill

Objective 33 (36): Off-Hours Exercise or Drill

Objective 34 (37): Licensee Offsite Response Organizations

(The numbers in parentheses represent objective numbers from the 1988 interim-use EEM

Drills

Glossary

Updated: January 5, 1998
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