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Radiation Dose Reconstruction

 

2012 Data Search and Capture Efforts for AWE Cases

Listed below are the data search and capture efforts for AWE sites that occurred during 2012. When available, we have included the sites for which information was recovered. The most recent efforts are at the top of the list.

To locate a data search and capture effort, click on one of the months below. A list of efforts that occurred during that month will be displayed.

JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY

JUN      SEP      OCT      NOV      DEC



December Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    Hanford provided three documents on uranium hexafluoride in response to an earlier request.

    The documents apply to the following AWE site:

    Work Site
    Allied Chemical Corp. Plant

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  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    During this effort, 62 search results that Hanford conducted were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Baker Brothers
    Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

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November Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    Thirty documents were retrieved during this data search and capture effort. Search results conducted by Hanford were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Allied Chemical Corp.
    Baker Brothers
    Gruen Watch
    Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

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  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    During this trip, 24 documents were retrieved. The documents were a result of Hanford's search efforts.

    The documents primarily apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co. Most documents relate to Battelle-TBD-6000 Appendix BM - Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Company
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  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    Six documents were retrieved during this data search and capture effort. Search results conducted by Hanford were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Allied Chemical Corp.
    Baker Brothers
    Bethlehem Steel
    Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

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  • Hanford
    Richland, WA


    During this trip, 6 documents were retrieved. The documents were a result of Hanford's search efforts.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Joslyn Manufacturing and Supply Co.

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October Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Document Room
    Rockville, MD


    Various microfiche documents were reviewed and 140 documents were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Latty Avenue Properties Decontamination of Building 2, radiation survey information, site remediation
    Nuclear Metals, Inc. Air sampling procedure, environmental report, exposure incident, ground water analysis, holding basin remediation, inspection report, license amendment information, radiation waste management report

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September Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Document Room
    Rockville, MD


    Reels of microfiche were reviewed and 168 documents were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Nuclear Materials and Equipment Corp. (NUMEC) Radiological survey and assessment, facility inventory status, license material, isotopic analyses
    United Nuclear Corp. Survey for radionuclide concentrations, well samples, property release guidelines exceedance

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June Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    Oak Ridge, TN


    One hundred documents were reviewed and 16 documents were retrieved. All documents are going through a classification review.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Josyln Manufacturing & Supply Co.

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  • Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI)
    Oak Ridge, TN


    Approximately 239 classified documents from OSTI were identified and reviewed. All documents are going through a classification review.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Information Reviewed
    Nuclear Metals Inc. Monthly progress reports, documents pertaining to thorium and irradiated metals transported to the site

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May Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • US Nuclear Regulatory Commission Public Document Room
    Rockville, MD


    Reels of microfiche were reviewed and 146 documents were captured during this effort.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Nuclear Metals Inc. Export licenses to export depleted uranium to various locations, radioactive waste shipments-unusual occurrence report, termination of special nuclear material license #SNM-65, air sampling program, radiological work permit system, report of in-vivo counting, renewal of source material license, calculation of potential airborne releases, minimum requirements for entrance into restricted areas, dose rate evaluations for exposure to copper metal contaminated with depleted uranium, in-vivo uranium lung count results, urinalysis program, request for approval to use the Clive, Utah NORM repository site, 1984 soil monitoring program, environmental summary report, license amendment to allow metal in the form of extruded rod, license amendment to authorize possession of Am241 in analytical samples an license amendment request to allow receipt and shipment of analytical samples of enriched uranium
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April Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Boston Federal Records Center
    Waltham, MA


    During this data capture trip, 83 boxes of information were reviewed and 480 documents were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Nuclear Metals, Inc. Breathing zone air samples at different site locations (1982-83, 1985-88, 1990-92, 94, 96), area operational air samples, exposure information/reports (1951-54, 1956-1959, 1966-68, 1976-77, 80, 1985-88, 1990-91, 99, 2000, 2001), in-vivo counting results 1987, urinalysis results and related information (1955, 57, 58, 70, 71, 78, 1982- 84, 1986-88, 90, 94), personnel exposure information - annual summary forms (1985, 86, 90, 91, 96), radiation incidents, termination exposure summary for employees (folders include exposure information, incidents, etc.), environmental sampling plan, U.S. AEC reports of exposure forms NY-199 annual reports
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  • Massachusetts Department of Health
    Charlestown, MA


    Eight boxes and 4 lateral file cabinets of information were reviewed and 39 documents were retrieved. Salem Laboratory radiological safety and information and radiological characterization survey for Englelhard Corp. was retrieved.

    Additional information was also retrieved for the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Lindsay Light and Chemical Co. Thorium residues in West Chicago
    Metals and Controls Corp. License amendments, remediation plan information, radiological health and safety plan, inspection report, Building 1 radium abatement, environmental report, emergency plan
    Norton Co. Radiological assessment of waste storage areas, survey of soil under sewage lines
    Shpack Landfill Site chronological order of events, remedial investigations, investigation of radioactive material in a private dump, characterization survey
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  • Massachusetts Department of Health
    Charlestown, MA


    Fifteen boxes and 6 feet of loose documents were reviewed and 112 documents were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Nuclear Metals, Inc. License information, holdings basin decommissioning, ambient air sampling plan, Concord air monitoring data, NRC routine inspections, airborne emissions report, soil sample results, release abatement measures, drum burial information, historical summary, radioactive material inventory, site photographs, health and safety plan, site timeline, evaluation of bioassay data, exposure report, auto ignition issues
    Ventron Corp. Radiation dose characterization and risk, engineering evaluation, post remedial action report, health study, fact sheet, review of site characterization report, response to Beverly Citizen newspaper questions, data Gap summary for Building A & A1, license information

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March Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • New York State Archives
    Albany, NY


    During this data capture trip, 32 boxes of information were reviewed and 56 documents were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Bethlehem Steel Inventory of drums shipped, special sampling and analysis of XRO Oxides, disposal of rolling mill oxides stored at Lake Ontario Ordinance Works
    Hooker Electrochemical Slug material shipping directions, reconciliation of material inventory, safety precautions
    Linde Ceramics Plant Memos regarding how to handle spills, special test badges at Linde, uranium transfers, accountability reports, health and safety at site, breath radon results, information on contracts, progress report, data of the Dracco reclamation system, counter-tubes installed, ore processing flowsheets, and discharge of effluent into wells
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  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
    Oak Ridge, TN


    Staff searched the ORNL vault to retrieve external dosimetry information. However, no material was located.

    The trip was conducted to retrieve information on the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Ventron Corporation

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February Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Ohio Department of Health
    Columbus, OH


    Two documents were reviewed and retrieved during this data capture trip. The documents apply to the following AWE work site:

    Work Site
    Information Retrieved
    Battelle Laboratory (King Avenue) 1979 and 2004 Battelle environmental reports

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January Data Search and Capture Efforts
  • Battelle Laboratory (King Avenue)
    Columbus, OH


    During this data capture trip, 12 filing cabinets of information were reviewed and 290 documents were retrieved.

    The documents apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Sites
    Information Retrieved
    Battelle Laboratories (King Avenue) Individual employee monitoring files, where the monitoring was initiated prior to 1956; incident reports
    Battelle Laboratories (West Jefferson)

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  • Ohio Department of Health
    Columbus, OH


    During this data reconnaissance trip, information from various file cabinets was reviewed and finding aids were retrieved. They apply to the following AWE work sites:

    Work Sites
    Battelle Laboratories (King Avenue)
    Battelle Laboratories (West Jefferson)
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Page last updated: February 28, 2013
Page last reviewed: August 10, 2013
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Division of Compensation Analysis and Support