AW: [ RadSafe ] Cameron's refutation of "Alara Does Work" - Preemployment physicals
crispy_bird at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 30 08:59:59 CDT 2006
I am sure that you "passed" all of the physicals.
However, I know of some who were disqualified.
--- Rainer.Facius at dlr.de wrote:
> Thank you Robert,
> your comment further clarifies the issue and somehow
> corroborates my corresponding comment from my German
> perspective leaving this kind of 'selection bias' a
> rather implausibel explanation.
> Best Regards, Rainer
> Dr. Rainer Facius
> German Aerospace Center
> Institute of Aerospace Medicine
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> 51147 Koeln
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> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl
> [mailto:radsafe-bounces at radlab.nl] Im Auftrag von
> Robert J. Gunter
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. Juni 2006 18:10
> An: radsafe at radlab.nl
> Betreff: RE: [ RadSafe ] Cameron's refutation of
> "Alara Does Work" - Preemployment physicals
> Having been the recipient of many pre-employment
> physicals (civilian rad worker and the Navy version
> of the same), it has not been my experience that a
> doctor has any real say in what someone will be
> doing. This is aside from the obvious case where a
> potential worker cannot function in a work
> environment or otherwise fails the physical.
> The most common failure I have seen is failure to
> qualify to wear a respirator.
> Robert J. Gunter, CHP
> CHP Consultants
> Oak Ridge, TN
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> Fax: (865) 483-7189
> rjgunter at chpconsultants.com
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John Jacobus, MS
Certified Health Physicist
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