The Division of Radiological Health is responsible for protecting the public from unnecessary radiation exposure from sources such as industry, research, educational institutions, medical treatment, healing arts, and the environment.
Radiological Health coordinates with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) for drills, training activities, and response to radiological emergencies. The staff participates in graded exercises of the state's emergency response plan for the Grand Gulf Nuclear Station (GGNS), conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency .
Important Opportunity to Dispose of Class A Radioactive Sources: The Source Collection and Threat Reduction (SCATR) Program provides financial support to dispose of stored, unused radioactive sources that pose a threat to public health and safety.
The Division of Radiological Health addresses three main areas:
Radiological monitoring reports for locations in Mississippi.
Mississippi State Department of Health
Division of Radiological Health
3150 Lawson Street
Post Office Box 1700
Jackson, MS 39215-1700
|Find out more||http://www.crcpd.org/page/SCATR|
|Radiological monitoring reports||http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,0,102,63,html|
|Fact Sheet: Tritium Exit Signs||http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,3116,102,pdf/TritiumExitSignFactSheet.pdf|
|Employee Notice 935 (Standards for Protection Against Radiation)||http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,1028,102,pdf/EmployeeRadiationNotice.pdf|
|Radiological Emergency Assistance Poster||http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/30,2312,102,pdf/EmergencyPoster.pdf|
|SCATR: Source Collection and Threat Reduction Program||http://www.crcpd.org/page/SCATR|
|Video: Staying safe from nuclear fallout||https://ed.ted.com/lessons/can-you-survive-nuclear-fallout-brooke-buddemeier-and-jessica-s-wieder|
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