Pre-Job Thermal Stress Evaluation and Work Control Practices Can Minimize Potential for Radiological Contamination
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL

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Topics:  Work Management/Planning, Radiation Protection

Considering potential heat stress issues, when choosing the correct personal protective equipment for radiological work, is of paramount importance to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination to skin or clothing. Reducing heat strain can reduce the likelihood of sweating through, which can also result in worker radiological contamination.

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