Presentation on theme: "Radiological Health Advisory Board Meeting May 9, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
Radiological Health Advisory Board Meeting May 9, 2007
Agenda Welcome and staff introduction – Carl Armstrong Program updates & plans –Radiological Health – Les Foldesi –NRC Agreement State – Mike Welling Opportunity for Public Comment Lunch Featured Speaker – Al Strash, Ph.D., Medical Physicist CJW at Johnston Willis Campus Tour of gamma knife for Board members and VDH staff only
Updates New Equipment Purchases Training X-ray Radon Emergency Response
Mobile lab: CDC grant of $550,000 received to replace mobile radiation lab with incident command vehicle. Expected lab delivery October 2007 TLD reader software X-ray inspection equipment (3 ion chambers) Equipment Purchases
EmployeeEventDestinationFromTo ParisGamma SpectroscopyOak Ridge, TN04/09/0704/13/07 Gonsoulin deKrafft Radiological Emergency Preparedness Conference Newport Beach, CA04/30/0705/04/07 Foldesi Welling 39th National Conference on Radiation Control Spokane, WA05/20/0705/24/07 Staff (7) Thermoluminescent Dosimetry (TLD) On Site DeKrafft 17th National Radon Meeting (EPA) Kansas City, MO09/17/0709/20/07 Foldesi Welling OAS meetingOklahoma City, OK09/24/0709/27/07 Non NRC Staff Training
X-ray Hard copies of new forms available. Will make forms available in pdf. format for downloading on web page.
Radon Letters to localities supporting adoption of State Building Code Annex for radon mitigation systems. Identified problem with builders installing pre-construction radon mitigation systems not according to established protocol. Require radon proficiency for homebuilders installing radon mitigation system? Is there need for regulations?
Emergency Preparedness BWXT Alert declaration June 8, Fire in super compactor Surry Plume Phase Exercise June 26, CST participating North Anna Ingestion Phase Exercise July Invite DOE EPA Guidance- Protective Action Recommendation Guides- draft in June for public comment. Mobile Incident Command Vehicle delivery in October 2007 CDC photo shoot for training materials
Emergency Preparedness Operational Issues Alarming Detectors- law enforcement, Homeland Security Municipal Waste Facilities Scrap Metal Facilities