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General Instructions for Recovery of Radioactive Contaminated Equipment

Description: Abstract: This document outlines the essentials of the planning and action necessary for the recovery of radioactive contaminated equipment following a radiological disaster. It lists the records which should be collected before a disaster and discusses the training of personnel for recovery teams. Radiation doses, radiation indicators, and protective clothing are all treated in a general fashion. Procedures are given for the actual recovery of equipment, with emphasis on personnel safety. Decontamination techniques and materials are then discussed. Graphs and simple calculations are presented for determining safe work limits and radiation doses under varied conditions. A list of typical sources for radiological supplies and a brief bibliography are also included.
Date: 1959?
Creator: Sandia Corporation
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Application of Plastic Bags and Sheeting for Operation and Maintenance Across a Contamination Barrier

Description: The following document describes the usage of Vinylite or plastic sheeting for operation and maintenance across a contamination barrier, presenting ecological advantages, photos of special equipment and techniques used during procedure, and the purpose of eliminating open air transfer in contaminated area.
Date: 1952
Creator: Moulthrop, H. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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