Radiation Emergency Center / Regional Center of Radiation Protection (RSZ)

Program and services

  • Coordination and information center for occupational radiation accidents
  • Diagnosis and treatment of patients with contamination or incorporation with radioactive material
  • Medical measures
    • Initial care, first aid
    • In- and out-patient care
    • Surgery and intensive care (in cooperation with respective clinical departments)
    • Decontamination and decorporation therapy
    • X-Ray, scintigraphy
  • Physical measures
    • Contamination and incorporation measurement (whole body counter)
    • Spectroscopy
    • Dose assessment

Cooperating institutions

  • Institute for Radiation Protection (IfS) of the Workers’ Compensation Board of Energy, Textile, Electrical and Media Products Sectors (BGETEM)
  • Trauma Hospital of the Workers’ Compensation Board Ludwigshafen
  • Regional Center of Radiation Protection
    • Asklepios-Clinic St. Georg Hamburg
    • Medical University Hanover
    • Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
    • University Hospitals of Saarland
    • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    • Municipal Hospital Munich GmbH
    • University Hospital Greifswald
    • Charité – University Hospital Berlin
    • Carl Gustav Carus at the TU Dresden
    • Helmholtz Centre Munich, Institute for Radiation Protection



Prof. Dr. Andreas Buck


Dr. Rita Schneider


+49 931 201-44800



Regional Center of Radiation Protection (RSZ) | Oberdürrbacher Str. 6 | Building A4 | 97080 Würzburg | Germany