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