Preparedness

In order to ensure good emergency management the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) continually evaluates the threat level to Norway and it’s interests, and monitors levels of radioactivity in our environment.
  • Taking iodine tablets in the event of a nuclear accident

    Taking iodine tablets in the event of a nuclear accident

    Under 40 years of age, pregnant, breast-feeding or having children at home? If so, we recommend that you store iodine tablets at home. These tablets can provide protection against radioactive iodine in the event of a nuclear accident and should only …

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  • Environmental monitoring

    Environmental monitoring

    Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority (DSA) is responsible for a nationwide network of 33 stations that continuously measure background radiation levels and has also currently five air filter sample stations located at various si…

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  • Nuclear preparedness

    Nuclear preparedness

    Nuclear preparedness in Norway is in large based on the experiences and learning outcomes from the Chernobyl-accident of 1986, regarded as the most significant nuclear accident affecting Norway.

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  • Nuclear preparedness organization in Norway

    Nuclear preparedness organization in Norway

    The Norwegian nuclear preparedness is organized around the Crisis Committee for Nuclear Preparedness. The Crisis Committee consists of representatives from key government offices, who have a special responsibility for a sector in the management of a …

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