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Title: Criticality safety basics, a study guide

Technical Report ·
DOI:· OSTI ID:751136

This document is a self-study and classroom guide, for criticality safety of activities with fissile materials outside nuclear reactors. This guide provides a basic overview of criticality safety and criticality accident prevention methods divided into three parts: theory, application, and history. Except for topic emphasis, theory and history information is general, while application information is specific to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). Information presented here should be useful to personnel who must know criticality safety basics to perform their assignments safely or to design critically safe equipment or operations. However, the guide's primary target audience is fissile material handler candidates.

Research Organization:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Organization:
USDOE Office of Environment, Safety and Health (EH) (US)
DOE Contract Number:
Report Number(s):
INEEL/EXT-98-00895,Rev.1; TRN: US0003050
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Sep 1999
Country of Publication:
United States