Module 10.1: Practical Factors
Take only the necessary tools and equipment into a
Read and comply with all posted instructions.
Perform work safely and efficiently.
Use time, distance, and shielding.
When possible, maximize distance from higher
levels of radiation.
When possible, stay in areas that have lower levels
Use good housekeeping techniques.
Advise Radiological Control personnel of any
EO5 Respond to abnormal
unusual conditions or situations that may alter the
radiological conditions and
status of the job or the work area.
Suggestion: During demonstration, pre-stage
abnormal situations and discuss appropriate
Abnormal situations or conditions may include off-
scale dosimeter, spill of water, shielding that has
slipped, posting that is different from pre-job brief
Take appropriate actions to radiological alarms. Be
familiar with location of area monitors.
Personnel and equipment must be monitored.
Monitor for Contamination
EO6 Monitor for personnel
Immediately upon exiting an RBA that contains a
contamination in accordance
Contamination, High Contamination Area, or
with posted instructions.
Airborne Radioactivity Area, you are required to
(DOE RCS, Appendix 3D.)
monitor for contamination.