3:40 pm - 4:10 pm
Radiation Basics and Emergency Preparedness
Ontario Power Generation
This presentation provides background on forms of radiations atoms, alpha, beta, gamma, neutron, and tritium radiations. It also discusses types of penetration for each type of radiation, and internal/external exposure pathways to human.
It further discusses multiple barriers that are designed to prevent radioactive release. It will further discuss worst case scenario for a severely damaged nuclear facility, and subsequence emergency actions (including Potassium Iodide Pills).