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1 A resource to occupational radiation safety professionals within the DOE community.

2  Network of personnel from the DOE complex involved in sharing occupational radiation safety and health information  Sponsored by the DOE Office of Worker Safety and Health Policy (HS-10)  Managed by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education 2

3  Provide resources through a website to improve worker S&H within the DOE complex  Maintain the DOE Technology Supported Learning Index x.htm  Share information through the RP SIG Listserv tool 3

4 Types:  DOE policy & regulations  Guidance, procedures & best practices documents  Training resources  Tools & other resources (databases, FAQs, fact sheets. presentations, publications, and videos )  Upcoming events and other resources Providers:  DOE and other government agencies  DOE contractors  Universities  Private institutions 4

5  Radiological Safety Training for Uranium Facilities Department of Energy  Radiation Safety Training Purdue University  Radiological Worker Training Guide Jefferson Lab  Radiation Safety Training - Professional Training Programs Oak Ridge Associated Universities 5

6  Ionization International Atomic Energy Agency  Radiation Principles Department of Health and Human Services - CDC  Low-Dose Radiation Department of Energy  Understanding Radiation Video Series, Basic radiation concepts explained by REAC/TS staff Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education 6

7  Fact Sheet on Biological Effects of Radiation Nuclear Regulatory Commission  Radiation Fact Sheets Health Physics Society  Fact Sheet on the Guidelines for Limiting Exposure to Time- Varying Electric and Magnetic Fields (1 Hz to 100 kHz) International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection  How are People Protected from Ionizing Radiation? Ohio State University 7

8  Occurrence Reporting and Processing System (ORPS) Provides timely notification of events that could adversely affect: public or DOE worker H&S, the environment, national security, DOE's safeguards and security interests, functioning of DOE facilities, or the Department's reputation  Radiation Exposure Information and Reporting System (REIRS) Database of information on radiation exposure to the workforce at certain NRC licensed facilities  Radiation Exposure Monitoring Systems (REMS) Database of occupational radiation exposures for all monitored DOE employees, contractors, subcontractors and members of the public 8

9 Go to: 9

10 Deborah McFalls Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education Phone: 865/


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