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Radon in Natural Gas

Radon in Natural Gas

Jan. 19, 2016


A significant component of terrestrial sources of radiation is radon gas. Radon can be of concern in natural gas production because it will flow with the natural gas and potentially expose both workers in gas production facilities, and individuals in homes that use natural gas for heating and cooking. 

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Our 2016 NORM/TENORM Calendar

Jan. 11, 2016


This year will be a busy one for Dade Moeller, with several NORM/TENORM events on tap. From workshops, training classes, and even an Industry Day, here is a list of our NORM/TENORM calendar for 2016...

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Industrial Ergonomics

Ergonomics: More Than Just Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Dec. 16, 2015


Ergonomics. When you hear that term, do you automatically think about office ergonomics and carpal tunnel syndrome? If you do, you are not alone. However, ergonomics, or fitting the job to the person rather than the person to the job, is much broader than that. There are no regulations other than a general duty to provide a safe and healthy workplace to encourage businesses to pay attention to ergonomics. But there is a process you can follow . . .

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"Ho Ho Ho" or "Oh No"?

Dec. 11, 2015


Along with the holidays can come unwelcome guests – stress and depression. Here are some tips from the Mayo Clinic for dealing with the stress so that you can face the season with more of the “Ho Ho Ho” spirit.

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Field Inspection

Planning Your 2016 Radiation Safety Program Audit?

Dec. 9, 2015


We have been performing compliance audits for more than 15 years for a wide variety of clients. We follow the outlines provided by NRC in NUREG-1556, Consolidated Guidance About Materials Licenses, although we also can investigate other program elements based on client input or initial findings. Our clients receive a comprehensive report that includes a list of any compliance violations and recommendations for improvement. 

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Update on DOE's Implementation of Emergency Preparedness and Response Improvements

Dec. 3, 2015


Determining Program Conditions Across the DOE Complex

In order to meet its January 11, 2016, commitment to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) for determining the condition of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) emergency management programs, all DOE Field Offices were directed to provide information on the status of open emergency management program findings and deficiencies. Pertinent information for each site was to be reported electronically to a central issue tracker site by November 6, 2015 ...


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