Operational Radiation Safety

Operational Radiation Safety, Vol. 88, No. 5, May 2005
Performance-based inspections of medical programs using radiation sources or radioactive materials are an important aspect of an effective radiation safety audit program. See article by Michel, et al. pages S69-S72.

Contents of Vol. 88, No. 5, May 2005

Current Event — Sean Austin

Ask the Expert — Kelly Classic

At the Virtual Watercooler — Susan T. Masih, Marcum Martz and P. Andrew Karam

RSO Interview — James Graham

Commentary: A Procedure for Doing Radiological Surveys of Shipping Containers — Bob Denn

A Guide to SI Units in Radiation Protection

Risk-Informed, Performance-Based Inspections at Medical Facilities — René Michel, Ninni Jacob, Ken Miller and Michael Zorn

An Algorithm for Pre- and Post- Irradiation Fade in the Thermo 8802 LiF:Mg,Ti Thermoluminescent Dosimeter — Carolyn D. Hill

Medical Radiography at Sea — Andrew Wright

Test of Radiation Detectors used in Homeland Security Applications — L. Pibida, R. Minniti, M. O'Brien and M. Unterweger

High Level Waste Tank Closure Project ALARA Applications at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory — Steven B. Aitken, Richard Butler, Steven W. Buttterworth and Keith D. Quigley

Health Physics Challenges Involved with Opening a "Seventeen-Inch" Concrete Waste Vault — Patrick T. Sullivan and Michelle Pizzulli

Deterministic vs. Probabilistic Analyses to Identify Sensitive Parameters in Dose Assesssment Using RESRAD — Sunita Kamboj, Jing-Jy Cheng and Charley Yu

Design of an Inexpensive, Flexible, Shielded Cave for Environmental Radioactivity Measurements — Steven C. Dewey, Kimberlee J. Kearfott, Connor P. Henley and Sara M. Bernal

The University of Michigan Student Health Physics Society's Radiation and Health Physics World Wide website — Jonathan G. Dreyer, W. Geoffrey West, Eric Wagner and Kimberlee J. Kearfott

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