Chemical Processing Department Monthly Report: July 1957 Page: 94 of 107
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A color cartoon type pamphlet, "Do We Still Need Safety", was procured from the
National Safety Council and distributed to all Department personnel.
Training and Instruction
A third talk was presented on Current Radiation Protection Problems.
Acout 40 hours were spent with AEC Radiological Physics fellows visiting the
Department; tours and talks were given.
Advice and Counsel
202-A - Access and repair of sulfuric acid tank and piping - procedure
222-S - Improve fire protection of building roof - recommended
234-5 Development Lab - Disposal of waste materials - information
222-S and HLO - Temporary installation of 150 pound anhydrous ammonia cylinder
in 222-S - approved
HIO - National Bureau of Standards Handbook 24, "Safe Handling of Radio-isotopes",
review and comment
234-5 Recuplex - Removal of eye protection requirement - approved
276-S - Method of inspection and testing fire detector and fog system - recommended
202-S - Handling and storage of dry chemical drums - fork lift attachment recommended
293-S - Ladder and platform requirements - recommended
P & GM - Request to use metal hard hats - not approved
P & GH - Request to substitute air test for hydrostatic test of jumpers - not approved
Inspection, Investigation and Audit
The Redox audit was completed. Report of the Uranium Reduction follow-up audit
Three delayed injury reports were investigated. Two were reclassified as personal.
The third is pending additional information from supervision.
Potential Overexposure Incident - CPD 57-3
Progress Report - CPD 1957 CY Radiation Protection Goal
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