|From:||Lenny Siegel <LSiegel@cpeo.org>|
|Date:||Fri, 9 Sep 2011 19:19:31 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: Savannah River Site (SC) worker clothing|
Mystery of SRS worker clothing contamination solved By Rob Pavey Augusta Chornicle (GA) September. 9, 2011Savannah River National Laboratory has solved the mystery behind an unusual August incident in which contamination was detected on the clothing of two workers.
The employees, who had been checking serial numbers on sealed bottles of waste, triggered radiation alarms as they left their work area, according to a declassified report from the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
The waste containers, from the Energy Department’s Hanford Site, were found to be intact and the material on the workers’ clothing – strontium-90 – was determined to have originated at SRS, not Hanford.
... For the entire article, seehttp://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-09-09/mystery-srs- worker-clothing-contamination-solved
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