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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

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Radiological health advisory board meeting

Radiological Health Advisory Board Meeting

May 9, 2007


Radiological health advisory board meeting

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

Updates

  • New Equipment Purchases

  • Training

  • X-ray

  • Radon

  • Emergency Response


Radiological health advisory board meeting

Equipment Purchases

  • 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)


Radiological health advisory board meeting

Non NRC Staff Training


X ray

X-ray

  • Hard copies of new forms available.

  • Will make forms available in pdf. format for downloading on web page.


Radon

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

Emergency Preparedness

  • BWXT Alert declaration June 8, 2007- Fire in super compactor

  • Surry Plume Phase Exercise June 26, 2007- CST participating

  • North Anna Ingestion Phase Exercise July 2008- 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

Emergency PreparednessOperational Issues

  • Alarming Detectors- law enforcement, Homeland Security

  • Municipal Waste Facilities

  • Scrap Metal Facilities


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