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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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"The 1976 Hanford Americium Accident, Then and Now"

Aug. 20, 2014

2014 Health Physics Society Lecture

At the 59th Health Physics Society Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Md., Dade Moeller Senior Health Physicist Eugene ("Gene") Carbaugh presented a Continuing Education Lecture titled "The 1976 Hanford Americium Accident -- Then and Now."

The slides from Gene's Health Physics Society lecture (July 14, 2014) are available at this link: "The 1976 Hanford Americium Accident Then and Now" (40 page PDF, 1 MB).

2014 REAC/TS Presentation

On August 21, 2014, Gene has been invited ...

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Gene Carbaugh Chairs DOELAP Oversight Board

Dec. 4, 2013

Senior Health Physicist Eugene (Gene) H. Carbaugh has been elected to a three-year term as Chairman of the U.S. Department of Energy Laboratory Accreditation Program (DOELAP) Radiobioassay Oversight Board. Gene has served as a member of the Oversight Board for 12 years.

Radiobioassay is the measurement of radioactivity in the human body.

DOELAP administers accreditation of DOE sites for direct radiobioassay measurements, such as whole body counts and lung counts, and indirect measurements, such as radiochemical analysis of urine ...

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