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ICRP International

Conference on Recovery After Nuclear Accidents

Radiological Protection Lessons
from Fukushima and Beyond

December 1 - 18, 2020

T. Barr

Updated: Dec 10, 2020

Canada’s Guidance Document on Recovery Following a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency

Tristan Barr (Health Canada, Canada)


In response to the IAEA 2019 Emergency Preparedness Review mission, Canada committed to make plans and arrangements for recovery following a nuclear or radiological emergency. Health Canada, the federal department responsible for nuclear emergency preparedness and response, will publish Guidance on Planning for Recovery following a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency in December 2020. This publication is in partnership with the Canadia