Document Details


Title:
Local and Off-Site Contamination
Author(s):
Subject Terms:
Contamination; Health Physics; Promethium-147; Radiation Safety Program; Technetium-99
Document Location:
DOE INFORMATION CENTER 1 Science.gov Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; Eva Butler; Phone: 865-241-4780; Toll-Free: 800-382-6938, Option 6; FAX: 865-574-3521; Email: doeic@oro.doe.gov
Document Categories:
Health, Safety and Environment\Worker Health and Safety
Document Type:
CORRESPONDENCE, LETTERS, MEMOS
Publication Date:
1963 Aug 01
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
1
Accession Number:
ORF14884
Originating Research Org.:
Union Carbide Nuclear Company
OpenNet Entry Date:
1999 Sep 06
Description/Abstract:
An unusual occurrence is presented where a chemist caused the spread of radioactive contamination to his laboratory, a lunch room, his homw, two automobiles, and baseball equipment. Failure to use gloves and to monitor hands were the causes of the transfer of contamination from the laboratory electroplating experiment to other areas. This document is fro the Laboratory Director's files.


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