APPENDIX B - EXAMPLE DRILL SCENARIOS
Remote retrieval of a 1000 Curie source from the Storage Canal using Auxiliary
Retrieval Equipment (table-top discussion with walkthrough to follow or in-plant
Drill Number: 01-001
Revision Number: 0
Initial Conditions: The 75 pound encapsulated source is being moved within the storage
canal using the primary crane. For in-plant drills the dummy source should
be suspended from the primary crane.
Pre-drill Notifications: Mark space as notifications are made. Make notifications only for in-
Notify Safeguards and Security and Emergency Operating Center of the drill and not to
respond. Notify Radiation Protection of the commencement of the drill and to supply
personnel as requested.
Safeguards and Security
Emergency Operating Center
Precautions and Limitations: The actual source is not to be used in the drill if run in-plant.
The dummy source is the only source weight authorized to
be used. The primary crane is manually moved out of the
working area or the canal.
The weight of the source is to be verified within the operating limits or
the auxiliary retrieval equipment prior to allowing movement of the
Needed only for in-plant perform. All equipment is to be operated within existing facility
Technical Safety Requirements: Limiting Condition for Operation 3.5.16 of 100 lbs. maximum
to be lifted by the auxiliary retrieval equipment, to prevent
damage to the auxiliary retrieval equipment which might
result in a dropped source and subsequent release of
radioactive material into the canal cooling system.