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2012-08-03 23:01:22

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital will host its annual Pediatric Disaster Preparedness Exercise on Saturday, August 4, 2012 from 9 until 11 am at the hospital. Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital is one of the only hospitals in the area to conduct a pediatric disaster drill using staff members´ children to help make the experience as realistic as possible for the emergency care givers conducting the exercise. Barrington, IL (PRWEB) August 04, 2012 Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital will host...

2012-06-14 23:00:13

DD&R 2012 to Feature Sharing of Best Practices and Optimal Management Techniques LaGrange Park, IL (PRWEB) June 14, 2012 The American Nuclear Society (ANS) Annual Conference, to be held June 24-28 in Chicago, IL, will feature an embedded topical meeting on Decommissioning, Decontamination and Reutilization (DD&R 2012), ANS President Eric Loewen, PhD, announced today. “DD&R 2012 is the premiere forum to discuss the social, regulatory, scientific, and technical aspects of...

2012-06-04 23:01:28

Lake and Cook county first responders and authorities joined Army Reserve units to conduct Exercise Red Dragon 2012, a chemical, nuclear response exercise. Lake Forest, IL (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 More than 200 people representing businesses in Lake and Cook counties, along with public partners representing federal, state and local jurisdictions, participated in a full-scale disaster exercise at Grainger in Lake Forest on Saturday, June 2. Complementing the exercise, experts from public and...

2012-01-17 14:30:00

DQE is launching a new Hospital Decontamination Drill and Patient Evacuation Drill program that provides hospital leadership and personnel with the opportunity to practice and test their emergency operation skills. Fishers, IN (PRWEB) January 17, 2012 DQE's new Hospital Decontamination Drill and Patient Evacuation Drill programs offer hospitals the opportunity to practice their emergency preparedness skills. Exercises are the primary tool for assessing preparedness and identifying areas for...

2011-09-07 19:00:00

DQE's 'Whatâs Nextâ“ž¢ Sustainment' Program supports emergency preparedness coordinators and their staff to maintain their preparedness levels throughout the year. Fishers, IN (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Once the training for hospital decontamination or hospital evacuation is over, sometimes itâs difficult to determine the next steps to maintain your level of preparedness. Thatâs why DQE has developed the...

2011-08-12 06:50:00

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an original article coauthored by John M. Boyce, MD; Nancy L. Havill, MT; and Brent A. Moore, PhD, "Terminal Decontamination of Patient Rooms Using an Automated Mobile UV Light Unit" (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, August 2011), the research team from the Hospital of Saint Raphael and the Yale University School of Medicine ". . . demonstrated that an automated, portable UV light device significantly reduced aerobic colony counts...

2011-08-03 11:13:00

HONOLULU, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBI Polymers Inc., the U.S.-based innovator of DeconGel® nuclear decontaminant, announced today the collaborative effort to remediate radiation from the campus of the Asahimachi Baptist Church and Little Lamb Kindergarten in Fukushima, Japan, in a project CBI Polymers calls "Restore Playtime." To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/cellular-bioengineering/46957/...

2011-07-28 00:01:01

New Mobile Contamination Characterization Center provides superior population monitoring for radiological emergency response. Springfield, MA (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Local and regional governments are increasingly interested in developing processes to care for citizens in the event that a natural disaster affecting a nuclear facility or a nuclear terrorist situation should occur. In response to the need for preplanned facilities to provide effective population monitoring and radiological...


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