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Unformatted text preview: Low-level radioactive materials are shipped in less resistant packages and may be dispersed. However, if dispersed, these materials would present only a minimal health risk and would be easily detectable by radiation protection spets. The three steps to be taken before the arrival of trained emergency response personnel at an accident scene are to help injured individuals, to notify the authorities, and to isolate the area. Help for injured individuals should not be delayed out of concern for radiological hazards....
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- Spring '10