SRS Crews Apply Lessons Learned to Reduce Radiation Exposure Risk

Published in News on 1/7/2019

Workers with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), the site’s management and operations contractor, now wear surgical gloves and sleeves while conducting EM cleanup work inside gloveboxes in the facility, which is housed within Building 235-F. The PuFF Facility has been inactive for more than 25 years. The gloves are used in the medical industry to protect surgeons’ hands from radiation generated by x-ray machines or procedures involving nuclear medicine, while the lead sleeves protect their arms.

Tagged Under: Public Health, Radiation Safety

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SRS Crews Apply Lessons Learned to Reduce Radiation Exposure Risk
December 18, 2018
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