On the Cover: Linda Vickers is flying N75704 solo in Class C airspace over the Pantex Plant. Pantex Plant is the U.S. nuclear weapons facility. It is Prohibited Airspace (P-47) from surface to 1200 ft AGL. See article by Linda Vickers on page S42 for more information.

Operational Radiation Safety

CONTENTS - Vol. 108, No. 2, February 2015


ORS Interview With Kendall Berry
René Michel

Operational Topics

Efficacy of Common Decontamination Methods for Cleaning Contaminated Wounds
Daniel Mannis and Alexander Brandl

Radon Mitigation in Cold Climates at Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg
Mathieu Brossard, Céline Brazeau Ottawa, Renato Falcomer, and Jeff Whyte

Reactor Health Physics Operations at the NIST Center for Neutron Research
Thomas P. Johnston

An Approach to Radiation Safety Department Benchmarking in Academic and Medical Facilities
Richard P. Harvey

An Overview of a Non-Medical X-Ray Safety Program at a Large University
Yi-Hsuan Chung and Netiti Moori

An Update on a Spreadsheet Method for Computing Consequences to the Nearest Maximally Exposed Offsite Individual in Compliance with DOE-STD-3009-94
Linda Vickers