Module 4: ALARA Program
Plan and discuss the task thoroughly prior to entering
the area. Use only the number of workers actually
required to do the job.
Have all necessary tools present before entering the
Use mock-ups and practice runs that duplicate work
Take the most direct route to the job site if possible
Never loiter in an area controlled for radiological
Work efficiently and swiftly.
Do the job right the first time.
Perform as much work outside the area as possible.
When practical, remove parts or components to areas
with lower dose rates to perform work.
Do not exceed stay times. In some cases, the
Radiological Control Organization may limit the
amount of time a worker may stay in an area due to
various reasons. This is known as "stay time." If
you have been assigned a stay time, do not exceed
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