Query from maintenance technician prompts PNNL beryllium survey
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Richland WA), Richland, WA (PNNL)

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Respiratory Protection, Maintenance, Radiation Protection, Wellness

Questions raised by an elevator service technician led to improvements in the PNNL beryllium training program and controls for subcontractor workers, such as enrolling them in the medical surveillance program. Follow-up sampling helped Lab safety staff further locate and post areas to minimize worker exposure.

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