The DOE Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has issued the following Emergency Management Update relating to the release of Revision 24 of the Protective Action Criteria Database. Using the Emergency Management Issues Special Interest Group (EMI SIG) Listserv, OEM periodically sends updates related to emergency management topics of interest.
Previous issues of updates are available on the EMI SIG website and on the Subcommittee on Consequence Assessment and Protective Action (SCAPA) page. Usually, in cases where the subject requires more than one page of discussion, the update includes a summary discussion and links are provided for more detail.
Release of Revision 24 of the Protective Action Criteria (PAC) Database
Revision 24 to the PAC Database has been released. The database documents PAC values in use in DOE/NNSA emergency management and safety analysis programs. Rev. 24 of the database is the most up-to-date listing of PAC values. Specifically, the changes to the database documented in Rev. 24 include:
Rev. 24 can now be found on the SCAPA web site at http://orise.orau.gov/emi/scapa/, on the searchable database at http://www.atlintl.com/DOE/teels/teel/search.html, or on the Department of Energy, Chemical Safety Program, Chemical Safety web page at http://www.hss.energy.gov/HealthSafety/WSHP/chem_safety/teel.html.