January 10, 2019

Emergency Preparedness radiation event exercise set for Jan. 15

A radiation event exercise will be held on Jan. 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment (CELA).

The exercise has 2 objectives:

  • Measuring the Vanderbilt Environmental Health and Safety (VEHS) division’s ability to respond to a radiation contamination event
  • Exercising the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) administrative team’s response and management of the radiation contamination event

Approximately 11 Vanderbilt departments along with outside agencies will be involved in the exercise.