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Subcommittee on Consequence Assessment and Protective Actions (SCAPA )

SCAPA

The Subcommittee on Consequence Assessment and Protective Actions (SCAPA) provides the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) / National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) and its contractors with technical information and recommendations for emergency preparedness to assist in safeguarding the health and safety of workers and the public. SCAPA deals with both radiological and nonradiological materials. SCAPA working groups are providing guidance to DOE/NNSA and contractors on:

One aspect of SCAPA’s mission is to promote consistency in emergency preparedness and emergency response to releases of hazardous materials throughout the DOE/NNSA system. To accomplish this, SCAPA provides a forum for information sharing. SCAPA actively works with other governmental agencies and industry with the intent of promoting coordination between agencies.

Click here for SCAPA contact information.