National arrangements for incidents involving radioactivity (NAIR): user handbook

Guidance for police and other organisations about how and when to seek NAIR assistance.


NAIR user handbook (2009 edition)

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NAIR is a set of national arrangements that provide a ‘long-stop’ to other emergency plans.

In an incident, the police check whether there are plans to deal with the event. If no suitable plans exist, or if plans fail, NAIR assistance should be found.

NAIR provides advice and assistance to the police in incidents involving radioactivity where members of the public may require protection.

Published 1 January 2009