Operational response to radiation accident on the example of the republican top-table exercise

Authors

  • Aleksandr F. Khudoleev Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus; ul. Revolyutsionnaya, 5, Minsk, 220030, Belarus

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.33408/2519-237X.2018.2-2.224

Keywords:

operational response, radiation accident, table-top exercise, management decisions, BelNPP

Abstract

Purpose. Problematic issues arising during operational response to radiation accidents are considered on the example of the republican table-top exercise.

Methods. The methods of analysis and planning have been used in the research.

Findings. The recommendations have been given to reduce the number of problems and to consequently increase the effectiveness of the response to radiation accident.

Application field of research. The obtained data can be used in the field of planning of management decisions.

Conclusions. The analysis of problematic issues that arise during the table-top exercise provides an understanding of the need to improve the legislative base, provision of rescuers with necessary equipment, and to develop the skills of persons who make management decisions.

Author Biography

Aleksandr F. Khudoleev, Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus; ul. Revolyutsionnaya, 5, Minsk, 220030, Belarus

First Deputy Minister

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Published

2018-05-01

How to Cite

Khudoleev А. (2018) “Operational response to radiation accident on the example of the republican top-table exercise”, Journal of Civil Protection, 2(2), pp. 224–230. doi: 10.33408/2519-237X.2018.2-2.224.