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radiation accident

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚ak·sə·dənt]
(nucleonics)
Any accident resulting in the spread of radioactive materials or in the exposure of individuals to radiation.
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Experience from previous radiation accidents tells us that among the population from affected regions, the negative effects on psychic health by far exceed the immediate health effects.
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BARDA is seeking additional proposals for products that potentially could treat or illness and injury from acute radiation syndrome, as well as improved diagnostic tools to measure the radiation dose a person has absorbed after a nuclear denotation or radiation accident.
BARDA is seeking additional proposals for products that potentially could treat illness and injury from acute radiation syndrome, as well as improved diagnostic tools to measure the radiation dose a person has absorbed after a nuclear denotation or radiation accident.
Prior Information Notice without call for competition: Provision of Upgrading emergency preparedness to ensure emergency response in the early and middle stages of a radiation accident nuclear facilities.
A manager at the scene of the radiation accident told police he forgot about the dangers posed by a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, the sources said.
This 17-month grant will fund the assessment of both drug candidates in animal models designed to reflect pulmonary injury resulting from, for example, a terrorist incident involving a radiation-dispersal device ("dirty bomb") or nuclear device or in a radiation accident such as at Chernobyl.
Japanese utilities have boosted fuel imports for thermal power generation, as all the nation's 50 workable nuclear reactors are currently offline in the wake of the radiation accident in March 2011 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, which was triggered by the massive earthquake and tsunami.