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ID
0-508-1180
Name
Personal Radiation Detector
Status
Published
Version
1.2
Updated
11/19/2019 1:27:16 PM
Original Release
05/09/2017
Last Major Release
11/19/2019
Description
An alarming Personal Radiation Detector (PRD) worn on the body to detect photons and, in some cases, neutrons.
Resource Category
Prevention
Primary Core Capability
Screening, Search, and Detection
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Equipment
Overall Function
This equipment detects the presence of radiation in a limited area in the vicinity of the equipment operator
Composition and Ordering Specifications
1. The Agency Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) and requestor should address the following prior to deployment: a. Logistics support, such as transportation and personnel b. Type of incident and event c. Spare batteries and battery recharging d. Additional features, such as dose rate capable, low profile mode, ruggedized, and network capable e. Global Positioning System 2. The requestor can request this resource with or without the personnel component of a National Incident Management System (NIMS) Type 2 Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection (PRND) Screener 3. If the requestor orders this resource without personnel, the AHJ should have a NIMS Type 2 PRND Screener or provide face-to-face training specific to the mission, without lag time between training and mission deployment
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Components
Component Notes  
RADIATION DETECTION EQUIPMENT PER RESOURCENot Specified
Component Types
Type Attribute
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: Neutron
Type 2Gamma
742
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
American National Standards Institute/Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (ANSI/IEEE) N42.32-2006 American National Standard Performance Criteria for Alarming Personal Radiation Detectors for Homeland Security, February 2007
ANSI/IEEE N42.48-2008 American National Standard Performance Requirements for Spectroscopic Personal Radiation Detectors (SPRDs) for Homeland Security, May 2008