[ RadSafe ] Respirators Contaminated at the Y-12 plant

Jeff Terry terryj at iit.edu
Mon Mar 19 11:09:23 CDT 2012

Ouch. Respirators at Y-12 were contaminated with Co-60 which is not used at the Y-12 plant. Contamination was traced back to Feb 09. Co-60 is not used at the Y-12 plant so it raises the specter of cross-contamination from other sites. 



Jeff Terry
Assoc. Professor of Physics
Life Science Bldg Rm 166
Illinois Institute of Technology
3101 S. Dearborn St. 
Chicago IL 60616
terryj at iit.edu

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