Handheld radiation survey meters are portable instruments that measure the activity or the exposure rate from radioactive material. Responders use these devices where radioactivity is suspected to be present in order to locate or assess the intensity of the radioactivity.
Please contact NUSTL@hq.dhs.gov regarding access to the following additional documents: Focus Group Report, Market Survey Report (2010), and Assessment Report on Handheld Radiation Survey Meters.
Find this project in the FEMA Authorized Equipment List and InterAgency Board Interactive Standardized Equipment List.
AEL Category, Title, Number, and Project:
AEL Category: 07. Detection
AEL Title: Meter, Survey, Handheld
AEL Number: 07RD-01-HHSM
SAVER Project: Handheld Radiation Survey Meters