Can the consequences of Radiological Accident be influenced by human behavior?
The preparedness, response and relief are the tools for minimizing of the Radiological Accident consequences. The primary goals of preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiological emergency are: To ensure that, for reasonably foreseeable incidents, radiation risks would be minor; For any incidents that do occur, to take practical measures to mitigate any consequences for human life and health and the environment. The licensee, the employer, the regulatory body and appropriate branches of government have to establish, in advance, arrangements for preparedness and response for a nuclear or radiation emergency at the scene, at local, regional and national levels and, where so agreed between States, at the international level. Relief is usually a gradual process. Safety is a primary issue, as are mental and physical well-being. Many lessons have been learned from Chernobyl experience in the field of post-crisis administration and rehabilitation. Social-economical recovery is the mos