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TENORM-Driven Radiation Safety in the Aftermath of the PADEP NORM Study

April 21, 2015

The recent NORM study published by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) found potential radiological impacts in several phases of Marcellus Shale gas operations. As a result of their findings, organizations involved in several types of activities are going to need to include radiation safety as a part of their occupational EH&S programs.

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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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WEBINAR: Shipping Radioactive Material

June 6, 2014

"DOT, NRC, & IATA Requirements for Shipping Radioactive Material" Online Live course via WebEx, from Dade Moeller Training Academy

Shipping labels for radioactive materialDates

June 18 (Part 1), and June 25 (Part 2), 2014

Course Overview

This course will review packaging and shipping requirements for radioactive material by motor vehicle and by aircraft. The two session format is designed to allow attendees to not be tied up for an entire day for each session. Time for each session will be 1 pm EDT/12 ...

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Dade Moeller's NORM Training

April 30, 2014

Two workers near drilling well

As the U.S. oil and gas industry grows, we are receiving more and more inquiries about our NORM training course.

Our 3-day workshop currently is available at our Dade Moeller Training Academy sites in Gaithersburg, Maryland (DC metro area), and Las Vegas.

NORM / Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials: Natural radioactive elements present in very low concentrations in the earth's crust. They are brought to the surface through human activities such as oil and gas exploration and mining.

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Thomas Edison State College and Dade Moeller Develop Online Radiation Safety Training Course

Feb. 26, 2014

Thomas Edison State College LogoWe are very excited to announce our new partnership with Thomas Edison State College, a national leader in providing collegiate programs for professionals in the nuclear industry.

Through this collaboration, our Radiation Safety Officer classroom-based course is now being offered online to a national audience of adult learners.

More than 2,500 radiation safety officers have taken the Dade Moeller Training Academy Radiation Safety Officer classroom training over the past 23 years.

About the New Online Radiation Safety Officer Course ...

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Matt Smith to Manage Dade Moeller Training Academy

Feb. 3, 2014

We are happy to announce that, effective today, Matthew H. Smith has assumed the position of Manager of the Dade Moeller Training Academy.

Dade Moeller Training Academy specializes in radiation and occupational safety training.

A Senior Health Physicist at Dade Moeller for 12 years, Matt has extensive experience in training federal and private sector professionals on radiation safety and radiological detection topics. He will manage all company-wide training activities, including classroom courses offered at training centers in Gaithersburg, Md., and ...

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Glenda Ackerman Earns Nuclear Materials Management Award

Aug. 22, 2013

Congratulations to Dade Moeller Senior Training Specialist Glenda Ackerman, who received the Edway R. Johnson Meritorious Service Award from the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).

The award acknowledges her accomplishments in the nuclear materials management profession and her contributions to the Institute.

Glenda has 23 years of experience with nuclear materials control and accountability, including performance testing, internal reviews and assessments, and training.

As a Senior Training Specialist with Dade Moeller since 2011, Glenda provides border security training at ...

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