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What Do Oil & Gas Workers in the Field Need to Know About NORM/TENORM?

Dec. 9, 2014


The hazards caused by radioactivity associated with NORM/TENORM pose unique worker and environmental protection challenges.

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Dr. Alan Fellman presented "What Do Workers in the Field Need to Know about NORM/TENORM?" at the 2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference in Houston, Texas. The session provided information on the controls necessary to detect and safely handle the NORM/TENORM produced in the oil and gas industry. Approximately 45 health and safety managers ...


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NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste

Sept. 15, 2014


Dade Moeller NORM Services

On August 27, Senior Health Physicist William "Bill" E. Kennedy, Jr., presented a technical paper titled "NORM/TENORM in Oil and Gas Production Waste: What Does It Mean, and What Do We Do?" at the 2014 Wyoming Solid Waste and Recycling Association Annual Conference in Casper, Wyoming.


NORM = Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material

TENORM = Technologically-Enhanced NORM


Approximately 60 of the 80 total conference-goers attended Bill's presentation, which provided an overview of NORM waste produced by the petroleum industry, the potential ...


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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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59th Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society

July 8, 2014


Fourteen of our health physicists will convene at the convention center in Baltimore, Md., from July 13–17 to share technical expertise and promote the future of radiation safety at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society.

Dade Moeller experts will present five technical sessions, four employees will serve in leadership positions, and the company will jointly sponsor the welcome reception. Additionally, the Society will honor the company’s namesake and leader in the field of health physics ...


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Health Physics Society Annual Meeting: Advancing the Field of Radiation Safety

July 8, 2013


Thirteen of our health physicists have convened at the Monona Terrace Convention Center in Madison, Wis., this week to share technical expertise and promote the future of radiation science at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Health Physics Society.

Our experts contributed to five technical sessions, one employee will be honored as a new Fellow of the Society, and four employees will serve as leaders of board and committee meetings. Additionally, the Society will honor our namesake and leader in ...


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Supporting Our Local Heroes

March 8, 2013


We were very pleased to participate in yesterday's Real Heroes Breakfast, an annual fundraiser for the Benton-Franklin Chapter of the American Red Cross.

This year, we sponsored two tables at the breakfast -- one table hosted by each of our two employees who are on the Red Cross Board of Directors, HR Department Manager Roshelle Pavlin and Accounting Specialist Amber Dosch.

Approximately 660 people attended, and the event brought in about $54,200!

For the second time this year, Dade ...


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STEM Career Guest Speaker Susan Winslow

Oct. 29, 2012


On October 24, 2012, our awesome Vice President of Western Operations, Susan Winslow, volunteered to spend the morning with 10th graders at Delta High School as the STEM Career Guest Speaker of the week. A senior health physicist at Dade Moeller, Susan shared with the students her career "story" -- how she decided to study Health Physics, what her degree entailed, and what she thinks is "cool" about her career. She also talked about how she started her career working in ...


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Description and Requirements of Radiation Therapy Accreditation Programs

Oct. 13, 2012


Below are the slides from a presentation that Senior Medical Physicist Mehdy Jabir was invited to give at a meeting of Region 2 of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists (AAMD) in Houston, Texas, on September 14, 2012.

The title of Mehdy's presentation is "Description and Requirements of Radiation Therapy Accreditation Programs: The Role of the Dosimetrist."

DID YOU KNOW...? Dade Moeller is a corporate member of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists.

Mehdy Jabir has more than 30 ...


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SLIDES: Preparing for a Massachusetts Radiation Program Inspection

Aug. 13, 2012


Here are the slides from Ed Maher's presentation to the Massachusetts BioTech Council on July 13, 2012. The presentation is titled, "Preparing for a Massachusetts DPH/RCP Radiation Program Inspection."

Edward F. Maher, Sc.D., CHP, is a Senior Health Physicist at Dade Moeller. He has more than 30 years of experience conducting and managing radiological, safety, and environmental protection programs applicable to commercial nuclear entities and Federal agencies such as the U.S. Departments of Energy and Defense ...


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