Medical Examiner/Coroner Guide for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Body/Human Remains Information

The Transportation Emergency Preparedness Program has several Model Procedures available for emergency response agencies. The Model Procedures are designed to help remedy procedural weaknesses that the agency has identified by conducting the TEPP Model Needs Assessment.

The purpose of Medical Examiner/Coroner Guide for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Body/Human Remains is to identify precautions and provide guidance to Medical Examiners/Coroners on the handling of a body or human remains that are potentially contaminated with radioactive material.

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