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

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

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Preparing Scotland Scientific and Technical Advice Cell (STAC): guidance
Table 1. Key agencies that could provide expert advice within a STAC

59 page PDF

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Table 1. Key agencies that could provide expert advice within a STAC

Animal health and welfare Scottish Government - Directorate for Agriculture, Food and Rural Communities - Animal Health and Welfare - Animal Health and Veterinary Labs Agency ( AHVLA) - a Defra agency with a GB remit

Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ( SSPCA)

Local authority - Animal Health and Welfare Officer

Scottish Agricultural Colleges/Veterinary Services
CBRN Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)

Atomic Weapons Establishment ( AWE)
Environmental decontamination Government Decontamination Service ( GDS)

Local authorities specialist contractors
Environmental protection Scottish Environment Protection Agency ( SEPA)

Local authorities - Environmental Health

Scottish Government - Environmental Quality Directorate
Food safety Food Standards Agency ( FSA) - Scotland

Local authorities - Environmental Health
Fisheries Scottish Government - Marine Directorate - Fisheries

Scottish Government - Fisheries Research Services
Health and safety of workers Employer

Health and Safety Executive ( HSE)
Maritime safety and marine environment Maritime and Coastguard Agency ( MCA)
Meteorological and Plume dispersion information Met Office
NHS response Scottish Ambulance Service

Scottish Government - Health Directorates
Public health NHS Board - Director of Public Health

Health Protection Scotland ( HPS)
Public water supply Scottish Water

Scottish Government - Environmental Quality Directorate - Drinking Water Quality
Private water supplies Local authority
Radiological NHS - Radiation Protection Advisers

Health Protection Agency - Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards
HAZMAT Fire and Rescue Service - HAZMAT Officers or Scientific Advisers
Site specific information Site operator
Wildlife and natural environment Scottish Natural Heritage ( SNH - NDPB responsible to Scottish Government)

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds ( RSPB) Scottish Wildlife Trust ( SWT)

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