Blog

News and ideas from Dade Moeller, an NV5 Company.


Instrument Selection

What Radiation Detection Instrument Do I Choose to Meet My Needs?

Feb. 16, 2016


It is not a simple question or process to go through to determine the type of radiation detection instrument you should choose to meet your specific needs. In fact, this is one of the most-asked questions in our RSO training classes.

To help you out, Judson Kenoyer, CHP, CIH, put together a short paper to describe the step-by-step process. We also created a 1-page infographic that puts the whole process into a visual format.

We hope these two tools are useful to you, and we encourage you to share them with your colleagues and networks.

Read More  

Tagged:

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. 

Read More  

Tagged:

NORM Shale

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...

Read More  

Tagged:

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 . . .

Read More  

Tagged:

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. 

Read More  

Tagged: