[ RadSafe ] Panel wants tighter radiation security

BLHamrick at aol.com BLHamrick at aol.com
Thu Oct 18 23:02:43 CDT 2007

These irradiators are subject to the "Increased Controls," which were  issued 
by both the US NRC and the Agreement States in their respective areas of  
jurisdiction between September and December 2005.  I am not aware of any  
contacts the DSB made with the NRC, the NAS, or the Agreement States in  developing 
their report.
Barbara L. Hamrick
In a message dated 10/18/2007 9:35:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time,  
don.mercado at lmco.com writes:

Don't  these irradiators come under the new "sources of concern"  control
requirements that the Department of Homeland Security/NRC have  issued?
I've talked to our CA inspectors and they've spent considerable  time
over the last year auditing possessors of large sources making sure  the
additional security requirements are in place. That includes  hospitals.
In light of the increased security requirements, why does this  panel
think they need to be replaced? Is this panel even aware of these  new


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