[ RadSafe ] Worker Efficiency When Working In a Glovebox
wlipton at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 19 15:42:38 CDT 2008
Regulatory Guide 8.15, "Acceptable Programs For Respiratory Protection (rev. 1)," states:
For ALARA evaluations, a respirator-induced worker
It's not about dose, it's about trust.
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From: "Redmond, Randy (RXQ)" <redmondrr at y12.doe.gov>
To: radsafe at radlab.nl
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2008 9:23:37 AM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Worker Efficiency When Working In a Glovebox
Anyone have a reference(s) for information concerning worker efficiency
when having to perform work using a glove box?
For years I have also assume a 25% decrease in worker efficiency when
using respiratory protection; however, I cannot recall the source of the
B&W Y-12 Radiological Engineering
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inefficiency factor of up to 15% may be used without further
justification. Larger worker inefficiency factors may be used,
but the licensee should have test data to support them.
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