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Dose-reduction techniques for high-dose worker groups in nuclear power plants

T. A. Khan

Dose-reduction techniques for high-dose worker groups in nuclear power plants

by T. A. Khan

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Published by Division of Regulatory Applications, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear industry -- Employees -- Health and hygiene.,
  • Radiation -- Dosage.

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    Other titlesDose reduction techniques for high-dose worker groups in nuclear power plants.
    Statementprepared by T.A. Khan, J.W. Baum, B.J. Dionne.
    ContributionsBaum, J. W. 1931-, Dionne, B. J., U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. Division of Regulatory Applications., Brookhaven National Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18033217M

    account to the best of the capability of current evaluation techniques. In the evaluation of nuclear power plant operation, several types of releases are considered by the NRC staff. The risks to the public resulting from operating nuclear power plants are addressed in current NRC practice as follows.   The memo provides a clarification of the Technical Specifications (TS's) concerning working hours for nuclear power plant staffs, including HP's. Individual staff members should not work more than 16 straight hours, more than 16 hours in a hour period, more than 24 hours in a hour period, or more than 72 hours in a 7-day period.

      Nuclear Power Risk Management: 4 Important Processes. Safety and risk are top priorities for the nuclear industry. In addition to the technical details, nuclear power risk management relies on a number of basic processes. While these steps are presented in order, keep in mind that they may occur simultaneously. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's compilation of nuclear power plant worker doses at U.S. reactors shows the average annual collective dose per plant is 97 person-rem, the lowest ever, and.

    Japanese nuclear power plants. In general, the safety measures being deployed at existing Japanese plants will also be incorporated into plants constructed outside Japan. One such overseas project is the Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant Project in the Republic of Lithuania. Following on from the November completion of Hitachi’s purchase.   Nuclear (Atomic) Power Plant Advantages of Nuclear power plant: Space required is less when compared with other power plants. Nuclear power plant is the only source which can meet the increasing demand of electricity at a reasonable cost. A nuclear power plant uses much less fuel than a fossil-fuel plant. 1 metric tonne of uranium fuel = 3.


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Baum J. and Matthews G. () Compendium of Cost-Effectiveness Evaluation of Modifications for Dose Reduction at Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Regulatory Commission Report NUREG/CR Bennett M.

() Transforming Dose Management Techniques through Technology. Nuclear Ene 2, Cited by: 8. Abstract. This report prepared under the auspices of Scientific Commit a scientific program area committee of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) concerned with operational radiation safety, provides practical recommendations on the use of personal monitors to estimate effective dose equivalent (H{sub E}) and effective dose (E) for occupationally-exposed.

Book. Jan ; D. Kaurin. Baum Dose-reduction techniques for high-dose worker groups in nuclear power plants with information and data which will be useful for occupational. Dionne's 17 research works with 3 citations and 56 reads, including: Occupational dose reduction at Department of Energy contractor facilities: Bibliography of selected readings in radiation.

A chemicals company there called Synthos has begun the process to commission a small nuclear power plant from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy. The plant Author: Ellen R. Wald. INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY, Construction Technologies for Nuclear Power Plants, Nuclear Energy Series No.

NP-T, IAEA, Vienna (). This publication serves as a guide to the tools and steps that support plans for constructing nuclear power plants. In the Tokai No. 2 power plant of the Japan Atomic Power Company, about 80% of the annual dose equivalent is received during periodic maintenance outages.

A project group for dose reduction was organized at the company`s headquarters in ; inthey. Nuclear reactor - Nuclear reactor - Growth of nuclear programs: Of the prototype commercial nuclear power plants that were built in the United States during the late s and early s, the most successful types used the light-water reactor system, either PWR or BWR.

From the mids, larger units were ordered in the expectation of an ever-increasing commercial utilization of nuclear. References 1 Six Steps to Successful Dose Reduction Strategy M.

Bennett Third International Workshop on Implementation of ALARA at Nuclear Power Plants May 2 Application of a computer code DOMAIN for dose management and ALARP in decommissioning M. Bennett Nuclear Decom '92 Conference - Decommissioning of Radioactive Facilities.

undertakings for the radiological protection of workers at nuclear power plants (see Appendix 1). The objective of ISOE is to improve the management of occupational exposures at nuclear power plants by exchanging broad and regularly updated information, data and experience on methods to optimise occupational radiation protection.

A tsunami sent the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan into meltdown in Pripyat in Ukraine became a ghost town after the reactor in the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded in safety precautions for nuclear power plants, need to panic.

Knowledge is power:What is Hanford. Inthe nuclear waste, employees in the area were immediately asked to take precautions. techniques that operating organization and NPP managers can use to succeed in this environment. Of particular note is ongoing OECD/NEA work to describe the environment for nuclear power in competitive electricity markets.

The main objective of the OECD/NEA study is to review the impacts of increasing market competition on the nuclear power. Dose limits for workers at a nuclear site are set by the regulatory authorities and are generally in the form of occupational dose limits.

In the USA, reactors are licensed under the provisions of 10 CFR P and Section provides the training and qualification requirements of nuclear power plant personnel.

The AERB Annual Report of published at () indicates that in no radiation worker in any nuclear power plant exceeded the dose limits prescribed by AERB. - Development of IAEA safety standards and guides on occupational exposure control - The development of radiological protection standards for occupational exposure - From a regulatory to a cultural approach in the field of radiological protection - A fresh look at understanding the extent and scope of radiation and contamination problems in various nuclear fuel cycle facilities - The EDF ALARA.

Safety of Nuclear Power Reactors. The risks from western nuclear power plants, in terms of the consequences of an accident or terrorist attack, are minimal compared with other commonly accepted risks.

Nuclear power plants are very robust. News and information on nuclear power, nuclear energy, nuclear energy for sustainable development, uranium mining, uranium enrichment, nuclear. Current state of nuclear power generation in the U.S. Currently in the U.S.

there are 65 nuclear power plants operating nuclear reactors (see Figure ). The last reactor to come into service was the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) Watts Bar 1 in There is currently one nuclear reactor under construction that is projected to come.

Get this from a library. Data base on dose reduction research projects for nuclear power plants. [Tasneem A Khan; J W Baum; U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.

Division of Regulatory Applications.; Brookhaven National Laboratory.]. Safety is also important for the workers of nuclear power plants. Radiation doses are controlled via the following procedures, The handling of equipment via remote in the core of the reactor Physical shielding Limit on the time a worker spends in areas with significant radiation levels Monitoring of individual doses and of the work environment.

required of nuclear power plant personnel anywhere are common, since there can be no compromise for the safe and reliable operation of a nuclear power plant. Thus, each country's nuclear power training programme has to attain the same level.

One primary skill, particularly in the future, will be adaptability, that is, the ability to cope with.A nuclear power plant uses the heat that a nuclear reactor produces to turn water into steam, which then drives turbine generators that generate electricity. U.S. nuclear power plants use two types of nuclear reactors.

Nuclear power plants in the United States have either a boiling-water reactor or a pressurized-water reactor.An Overview of Nuclear Power Plants. Nuclear power is an efficient and volatile method of creating electricity using controlled nuclear fission, or, less commonly, nuclear fusion.

Most nuclear power plants create energy by submerging uranium molecules in water and then inducing fission in the molecules. This process heats the water, which is transformed into pressurized steam that turns a.