[ RadSafe ] Airborne tritium question

JOHN.RICH at sargentlundy.com JOHN.RICH at sargentlundy.com
Wed Sep 9 14:51:05 CDT 2015

This question came from a client.  Its outside my area so any input would 
be much appreciated. 

The plant currently performs monthly air samples for particulates and 
tritium in their nuclear sample room and near the spent fuel pit . It 
doesn't appear to be in any of the technical guidance documents. (It might 
be a legacy good practice, but that can't be confirmed either).  Since 
reactor water and the spent fuel pit have tritium, there is probably some 
guidance somewhere. So, can anybody lead us to documented requirements for 
routine sampling for particulates and/or tritium in the working areas of a 

Thanks in advance  - -jmr

John Rich
Manager/Consultant 2
Nuclear Power Technologies
Sargent & Lundy
55 East Monroe Street | Chicago, IL 60603
office: 1-312-269-3768 | mobile: 1-561-676-8144
email :john.rich at sargentlundy.com

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