Radiation Safety Program Challenges for IHs

Thursday, May 26 | 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM


Ionizing Radiation, Legal, Regulatory, Guidelines, and Standards

Arranger: J. Lewis, Maryland Dept. of the Environment, Baltimore, MD. Moderator: R. Costello, W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., Elkton, MD. Monitors: J. Lewis, Maryland Dept. of the Environment, Baltimore, MD; M. Carter, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co, Crosby, TX.

Industrial Hygienists will often find themselves dealing with radiation issues. Radiation safety can present unique challenges in terms of regulatory requirements, different hazard recognition & control strategies, and risk parameters. Presenters will highlight some of the radiation safety challenges faced by IHs and suggest practical solutions to those challenges.

Radiation Detection Instrumentation for Use by the Industrial Hygienist J. Kenoyer, Dade Moeller & Associates, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN.

Licensing and Registration of Radiation Source R. Johnson, Radiation Safety Counseling Institute, Rockville, MD.

How to Survive a Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) or State Inspection of Your Materials License R. Reif, Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution, Wood Hole, MA.

Radon Properties and Hazards R. Haaker, AQ Safety, Albuquerque, NM.

Shipping Radioactive Materials—Do It Right the First Time B. Thomas, Integrated Environmental Management, Findlay, OH.