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Title: Radiological risk guidelines for nonreactor nuclear facilities at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory

Abstract

Radiological risk evaluation guidelines for the public and workers have been developed at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) based upon the Nuclear Safety Policy of the US Department of Energy (DOE) established in Secretary of Energy Notice SEN-35-91 (DOE 1991). The DOE nuclear safety policy states that the general public be protected-such that no individual bears significant additional risk to health and safety from the operation of a DOE nuclear facility above the risks to which members of the general population are normally exposed. The radiological risk evaluation guidelines developed at PNL are unique in that they are (1) based upon quantitative risk goals and (2) provide a consistent level of risk management. These guidelines are used to evaluate the risk from radiological accidents that may occur during research and development activities at PNL. A safety analyst uses the frequency of the potential accident and the radiological dose to a given receptor to determine if the accident consequences meet the objectives of the Nuclear Safety Policy.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest Lab., Richland, WA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10151246
Report Number(s):
PNL-SA-22421; CONF-940312-60
ON: DE94011682; TRN: 94:012010
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 2. Probabilistic safety assessment and management conference (PSAM),San Diego, CA (United States),20-24 Mar 1994; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
11 NUCLEAR FUEL CYCLE AND FUEL MATERIALS; RADIATION ACCIDENTS; RISK ASSESSMENT; RECOMMENDATIONS; RADIATION PROTECTION; RADIATION DOSES; PUBLIC HEALTH; PROBABILITY; NEOPLASMS; OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE; 054000; 053004; HEALTH AND SAFETY; DESIGN BASIS AND HYPOTHETICAL ACCIDENTS

Citation Formats

Lucas, D.E., and Ikenberry, T.A. Radiological risk guidelines for nonreactor nuclear facilities at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Lucas, D.E., & Ikenberry, T.A. Radiological risk guidelines for nonreactor nuclear facilities at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory. United States.
Lucas, D.E., and Ikenberry, T.A. Tue . "Radiological risk guidelines for nonreactor nuclear facilities at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10151246.
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abstractNote = {Radiological risk evaluation guidelines for the public and workers have been developed at the Pacific Northwest Laboratory (PNL) based upon the Nuclear Safety Policy of the US Department of Energy (DOE) established in Secretary of Energy Notice SEN-35-91 (DOE 1991). The DOE nuclear safety policy states that the general public be protected-such that no individual bears significant additional risk to health and safety from the operation of a DOE nuclear facility above the risks to which members of the general population are normally exposed. The radiological risk evaluation guidelines developed at PNL are unique in that they are (1) based upon quantitative risk goals and (2) provide a consistent level of risk management. These guidelines are used to evaluate the risk from radiological accidents that may occur during research and development activities at PNL. A safety analyst uses the frequency of the potential accident and the radiological dose to a given receptor to determine if the accident consequences meet the objectives of the Nuclear Safety Policy.},
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