Module 9: Radioactive Contamination Control
Inspect protective clothing for rips, tears, or holes
prior to use. If you find damaged protective
clothing, discard properly.
Supplemental and multiple dosimeters should be
worn as prescribed by the Radiological Control
After donning protective clothing, proceed directly
from the dress-out area to the work area.
Avoid getting coveralls wet. Wet coveralls provide
a means for contamination to reach the
Contact Radiological Control personnel if clothing
becomes ripped, wet, or otherwise compromised.
Respiratory protection equipment
This is used to prevent the inhalation of radioactive
materials. This training course DOES NOT qualify a
worker to wear respiratory protection equipment.
EO6 Identify the purpose
Contamination Monitoring Equipment
and use of personnel
Contamination monitoring equipment is used to
detect radioactive contamination on personnel and
Types and uses
Modify with site specific
Hand Held Contamination Monitor:
procedures as necessary.
Verify instrument is in service, set to proper scale,
and has functioning audio equipment.
Note background count rate at frisking station.
Frisk hands before picking up the probe.