March 15, 2011, 8pm

Transtion of National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS) documents below. All released today, March 15. Translated at 8pm by volunteer translators, each section later verified by a second translator, accurate to the source material on the NIRS website at that time.

http://www.nirs.go.jp/index.shtml



Advisory 1

2011, March 15

[For more information about exposure to radiation]

8:30-17:15

090-5582-3521

090-4836-9386

[Due to the small number of phone lines, please understand that the lines may be very busy.]


Advisory 2  

Original here: http://www.nirs.go.jp/information/info.php?130

General Decontamination Procedure (If water is unavailable)

Those concerned about possible exposure to radiation from the the Tokyo Electric Power Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident should follow the steps below.

Even in cases of contamination, you can remove radioactive material using the following methods. After removed, there is no risk of the further spread of contamination.

  1. Remove your clothes and shoes and place them in a plastic bag.
  2. Wipe yourself down with cloth or a wet tissue (afterwards place the cloth or wipe in the plastic bag and throw the bag and its contents away).

National Institute of Radiological Sciences


Advisory 3

original here: http://www.nirs.go.jp/information/info.php?129

General Decontamination Procedure (When water is available)

Those concerned about possible exposure to radiation from the the Tokyo Electric Power Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear accident should follow the steps below.

Even in the case of contamination, you can remove a great deal of radioactive materials with the following methods.

  1. Remove your shoes and clothes and place them in a plastic bag.
  2. Wipe yourself down with cloth or a wet tissue (afterwards place the cloth or wipe in the plastic bag and throw the bag and contents away).

Follow the procedure below if shower is available

  1. Wash your hair with shampoo.
  2. Wash your face. (with soap or body wash)
  3. Wash your body. Including the inside of your ears and under your fingernails (with soap or body wash)
  4. Wash the clothes in the laundry or if you are still concerned, dispose of the clothes.

National Institute of Radiological Sciences


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