Retrospective beryllium exposure assessment at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology site

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Since the 1960`s, beryllium machining was performed to make nuclear weapon components at the Department of Energy (DOE) Rocky Flats Plant. Beryllium exposure was assessed via fixed airhead (FAH) sampling in which the filter cassette was affixed to the machine, generally within a few feet of the worker`s breathing zone. Approximately 500,000 FAH samples were collected for beryllium over three decades. From 1984 to 1987, personal breathing zone (PBZ) samples were also collected as part of the evaluation of a new high velocity/low volume local exhaust ventilation (HV/LV LEV) system. The purpose of this study was to determine how the ... continued below

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Barnard, A.E.; Torma-Krajewski, J. & Viet, S.M. May 1, 1997.

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Since the 1960`s, beryllium machining was performed to make nuclear weapon components at the Department of Energy (DOE) Rocky Flats Plant. Beryllium exposure was assessed via fixed airhead (FAH) sampling in which the filter cassette was affixed to the machine, generally within a few feet of the worker`s breathing zone. Approximately 500,000 FAH samples were collected for beryllium over three decades. From 1984 to 1987, personal breathing zone (PBZ) samples were also collected as part of the evaluation of a new high velocity/low volume local exhaust ventilation (HV/LV LEV) system. The purpose of this study was to determine how the two types of sampling data could be used for an exposure assessment in the beryllium shop.

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INIS; OSTI as DE97052364

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  • Other: DE97052364
  • Report No.: ORISE--97052364
  • Grant Number: AC05-76OR00033
  • DOI: 10.2172/477715 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 477715
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674918

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Barnard, A.E.; Torma-Krajewski, J. & Viet, S.M. Retrospective beryllium exposure assessment at the Rocky Flats Environmental Technology site, report, May 1, 1997; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674918/: accessed November 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.