Radiological Training for Tritium Facilities
Personal Protective Equipment
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Air Supplied Suits
Because of the absorption through
the skin associated with the use of
respirators and other breathing
apparatus, air-supplied plastic suits
that completely enclose the body are
widely used by facilities that handle
large quantities of tritium.
Discuss site specific
Protective clothing (PC), or anti-
contamination clothing (anti-Cs), is
used to minimize the spread of
contamination from contaminated
to clean areas.
In many operations, the hands and
Insert site specific information
forearms of workers are vulnerable
concerning selection of PCS.
to contact with tritium surface
Even with a plastic or
contamination. The proper
water-proof PC suit, a stay
selection of gloves and glove
time may be assigned due to
materials is important. In many
the ability of tritium to
instances a plastic/water proof suit
permeate through plastic.
MONITORING FOR TRITIUM - How do I know if
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tritium is present?