Anna Frlan

Contemporary Sculpture Artist

Hot Water & Lye Soap – Eau chaude et savon à la soude

Drop the Needle (2016)
Step 9:  Know How to Get Rid of Radioactive Dust
If you suspect that your clothes have fallout on them, remove your outer clothing before you come inside your home and leave it outside. Don’t shake these clothes inside the house or shelter. You would only scatter the fallout grit and create unnecessary danger to others. If you have water, wash thoroughly, particularly exposed skin and hair. But do not scrub your skin as this might rub in the radioactive particles.

Excerpt from 11 Steps to Survival published by Emergency Planning Canada, 1961