Publication - Advice and guidance

Preparing Scotland Scientific and Technical Advice Cell (STAC): guidance

Providing public health, environmental, scientific and technical advice to strategic coordinating groups in Scotland.

59 page PDF

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59 page PDF

435.6 kB

Preparing Scotland Scientific and Technical Advice Cell (STAC): guidance

59 page PDF

435.6 kB


AHAC Airborne Hazard Advisory Cell

AHVA Animal Health & Veterinary Laboratories Agency

AWE Atomic Weapons Establishment

CBRN Chemical, Biological, Radiological and/or Nuclear

CBRNE Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives

CHEMET Chemical Meterology

CMO Chief Medical Officer

CPHM Consultant in Public Health Medicine

CRIP Common Recognised Information Picture

CSA Chief Scientific Adviser

CT Counter Terrorism

CVO Chief Veterinary Officer

Defra Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DPH Director of Public Health

DSG (Scottish Government's) Disease Strategy Group

Dstl Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

ECOSA Emergency Coordination of Scientific Advice

FSA Food Standards Agency

GDS Government Decontamination Service

HAG Health Advisory Group

HAZMAT Hazardous materials

HPA Health Protection Agency

HPA CRCE Health Protection Agency Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards

HPS Health Protection Scotland

HSE Health and Safety Executive

JHAC Joint Health Advisory Cell

LDCC Local Disease Control Centre

MCA Maritime and Coastguard Agency

MOU Memorandum of Understanding

NAIR National Arrangements for Incidents Involving Radioactivity

NEG National Experts Group

NEPLG Nuclear Emergency Planning Liaison Group

NDCC National Disease Control Centre

NDPB Non-departmental Public Body

NPIS National Poisons Information Service

PCG Public Communications Group

PICT Pandemic Influenza Coordination Team

PIMT Pandemic Influenza Management Team

PN CBRN C Police National Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centre

REPPIR Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

RSPB Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

SAGE Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies

SCC Strategic Coordination Centre

SCG Strategic Coordinating Group

SEPA Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SGoRR Scottish Government Resilience Room

SGoR Scottish Government Resilience

SNH Scottish Natural Heritage

SSPCA Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

STAC Scientific and Technical Advice Cell

SWT Scottish Wildlife Trust

SWHP Scottish Waterborne Hazard Plan