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Working safely with nuclear gauges.

Working safely with nuclear gauges.

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Published by Atomic Energy Control Board in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear counters,
  • Radiation -- Safety measures

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada. Atomic Energy Control Board.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC787.C6 W67 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p. :
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18450186M
    ISBN 100662254732

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Introduction. This booklet is the result of a cooperative effort between the Office of Public Affairs and the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards, both of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). This document was largely adapted from the Atomic Energy Control Board of Canada publication "Working Safely with Nuclear Gauges.".

This. This booklet contains guidelines on the safe handling and use of portable nuclear gauges (gauges), and provides background information about radiation to people working with or near these devices.

It is not a substitute for regulatory requirements nor does it relieve a File Size: 5MB. Working Safely With Nuclear Gauges INFO (E) Revision 2 Published by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission This publication is distributed free of charge upon request.

For additional copies, in English or French, please write or call: Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Slater St. P.O. BoxStation B Ottawa, ON K1P 5S9 CANADA. Working With Nuclear Gauges. This publication contains guidelines on the proper handling and use of fixed and portable nuclear gauges, and provides background information about radiation for people who use and work around this equipment.

It is intended to provide information to gauge licensees for use in their user training programs. A record is kept by Radiation Safety Officer showing where gauges are located at all times.

Every 6 months, a thorough inventory is done (this coincides with leak testing schedule) to check gauges for usage and condition.

SERVICE A. All service to gauges will be done by Troxler Electronics Laboratories or Campbell Pacific Nuclear Corporation. PART 2: REQUIREMENTS FOR USING A NUCLEAR GAUGE. Safe Use of a Gauge. Use the gauge according to the manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations.

Perform routine cleaning and maintenance according to the manufacturer’s instructions and recommendations. The design and operation of a nuclear gauge - the general design and operating principle behind a fixed nuclear gauge Radiation protection strategies - the basic strategies used to control radiation exposure Radiation detection instrumentation - the use and care of survey meters.

Maintenance and repairs of nuclear gauges 7 8. Accidents 7 9. Loss or theft 7 Radiation Safety Officer 7 Further information and advice 8 Appendix A - Radiation signs 9 Appendix B - Handling and transport rules 10 Appendix C - Nuclear moisture/density gauge log book 1 Introduction to Nuclear Moisture Density Gauges How Radiation Makes Them Work Nuclear moisture density gauges have been in use for over thirty years.

They offer the technician a quick and accurate means of determining density and moisture content of soils, asphalt and concrete. They all use essentially the same design and basicFile Size: 4MB. Start studying Nuclear Gauge Safety Certification Course.

Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. nuclear gauges can only be shipped on cargo aircraft. New workers can work with a gauge for 90 days while waiting for a training class. Nuclear gauges are devices that use radioactive sources to measure parameters such as thickness, density, moisture or fill level.

Nuclear gauges normally incorporate a nuclear source, a detec- tor and a gh radiation is being emitted all the time, theshuttercanbeclosedtoshieldtheradiationbeam. Beta radiation is not very Size: 2MB. Risks that may jeopardize the integrity, safety or security of gauges, safe operations or radiation detection instruments have to be duly considered and mitigated.

Each portable gauge must be either under the constant surveillance of a worker, or secured in a transport vehicle or at the storage location. Nucleonic gauges are measuring and analysis instruments exploiting the interaction between ionising radiation and matter. Industry around the world uses this technology to control and improve product quality by optimising processes and saving energy and materials.

working with portable nuclear moisture/density gauges, and the self-employed. It may also be helpful to those managing road-building or repair projects where these gauges may be used. Work including the use, keeping, transportation and disposal of the gauges is subject to the Health and Safety at Work etc Act ; the Ionising Radiations.

A nuclear gauge is a device used in several construction and industrial applications to perform routine measurements quickly. The device consists of a radioactive source and detector(s) to measure the radiation that interacts with the item being measured. When an item is placed between the source and the detector, the difference in radiation picked up by the detector can provide useful.

American Portable Nuclear Gauge Association has worked with your state to gain full acceptance of the Online/Internet Gauge Safety Certification Class and it fully meets the training requirements to become a gauge operator. All APNGA classes integrate regulatory and training materials directly from the NRC, Agreement States and U.S.

D.O.T. How do nuclear density gauges work. In order to arrive at an accurate and precise measurement, nuclear density gauges send electromagnetic waves – typically in the form of gamma radiation – through the liquid or slurry being measured.

Based on the energy readings a gauge detects, it can calculate the precise density of the material. Before operating a nuclear gauge a person must pass a Nuclear Safety course and be issued a thermoluminescent dosimeter (TLD) badge.

The badge measures exposure to radiation and is to be worn whenever operating a nuclear gauge. The TLD is to be stored at least 10 feet from the gauge. Two gauges. The nuclear gauge determines moisture by releasing “fast” neutrons that are slowed down, or thermalized, when they interact with the nucleus of hydrogen, a key ingredient of moisture.

The Helium 3 tubes in the gauge can only detect “slow” neutrons. It. Portable nuclear gauges have sources that emit radiation. Here's what you need to know to work safely with these gauges. #NuclearSafety #WorkSafe #SafetyFirst.

An analysis of fixed nuclear gauges was performed to study the risk to life and property, from facilities where the gauges are used to steel mills where the gauges might be melted. A risk analysis should be of interest to all stakeholders- agencies that promulgate regulations, licensees who must comply with the regulations, and the recycling.

Design of Storage Areas for Troxler Gauges Design Criteria Storage areas must be designed and constructed to meet the following criteria: 1.

Security against unauthorized removal or theft 2. Warning signs must be posted 3. Radiation dose in unrestricted areas must not File Size: 18KB. damaged. The nuclear gauges used by INDOT pose no danger of radiation exposure to the operator when the appropriate safety practices are followed.

Completing a Radiation Safety Course before operating a gauge is a requirement of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). The NRC licenses the possession and use of portable gauges and any other. Nuclear moisture gauges utilise radioactive sources for the determination of the moisture content of soils.

Though the radioactivity of the sources is sufficiently low to present a negligible and acceptable risk to the operators, the gauges are classified as potentially hazardous devices and may only be used, repaired or adjusted by trained and authorised persons.

NUREG/BR Rev 2, Working Safely with Nuclear Gauges (February ). Final Report of the Working Group on Event Reporting (April ). Memo on Final Report (5/17/01). COMEXM Expansion of NRC Statutory Authority over Medical Use of Naturally Occurring and Accelerator-Produced Radioactive Material (NARM).

rather easy,mostly about radiation hazards. Australia it will take days rare that engineer needs is mostly required when you apply for Soil Tester position but even then,actual experience with Nuclear Gauge is more important.

Personally i would not do it,unless its free. What NOT to do with a Troxler nuclear gauge. Don't worry, this is a dummy gauge and there is no source in it. The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) is an independent federal government agency that regulates the use of nuclear energy and material to protect health, safety, security and the environment and to respect Canada&rsquo:s international commitments on the peaceful use of nuclear energy.

Radiation use licence for portable density and moisture gauges Any person who uses radioactive substances in portable density and moisture gauges for geotechnical measurements must hold a use licence issued under the Radiation Safety Act   Safety, Health and Wellbeing Local working rules for radioisotope laboratories.

Our role is to develop and assist in the implementation of the UWA safety, health and wellbeing programs in order to minimise the risk of injury, illness and property damage.

A nuclear gauge (density meter) is a soil testing device which uses 2 different types of radioactive material in testing the moisture of soils and rock and also the density or compaction of such. Because these devices use small amounts of radioactive material, certain laws and standards must be met to ensure the safe operation of such.

Nuclear Gauge Field Technician jobs available on Apply to Field Technician, Test Technician, Technician and more. Nuclear Level Measurement Nuclear (gamma) level measurement technology has been applied effectively for measuring liquids and solids for more than 30 years.

A typical system consists of a gamma ray source, a detector and microprocessor. The radioactive material in portable gauges is in the form of sealed sources, therefore, there is negligible chance of internal exposure or contamination from working with a nuclear gauge.

The primary concern is external exposure. The fundamental principle in radiation protection is that all radiation exposures should be maintained as low as. A nuclear density gauge is a tool used in civil construction and the petroleum industry, as well as for mining and archaeology consists of a radiation source that emits a cloud of particles and a sensor that counts the received particles that are either reflected by the test material or pass through it.

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Nuclear level gauges find their use essentially with highly hazardous, contaminated, corrosive, volatile, and carcinogenic process materials.