Mixing worker experience levels for work activities provides valuable continuous training opportunities, however additional guidance and oversight during higher risk jobs is key for ensuring the less experienced worker's comprehension of what work is authorized and whose role it is to perform. An inexperienced Health Physics Technician, though fully trained and qualified, became radiologically contaminated while supporting housekeeping activities involving highly contaminated materials. The HPT indicated they understood contamination control from their training and qualifications (barrier use, body position), and would remember and apply this event in future work evolutions.
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