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2002 General Activities on Department of Energy (DOE) Cases

DCAS will reconstruct radiation doses by evaluating all appropriate data relevant to which an individual worker or group of workers have been exposed, particularly when radiation monitoring data are unavailable, incomplete, or of poor quality. The data used for the dose reconstructions will be obtained through requests sent to DOE and data search and capture efforts.

DCAS along with Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU), the contractor hired to support NIOSH's responsibilities under The Act, have been involved in data search and capture efforts. These efforts are being conducted at various DOE sites and federal and private records storage locations throughout the United States to retrieve radiation monitoring data needed to conduct dose reconstructions.

2002 Data Search and Capture

Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN

Work SiteInformation Retrieved (Years)

Chapman Valve

1951

General Electric (Neutron Badges)

1952-1953

Grand Junction Operations Office

1952-1953

Kellex/Pierpont

1953

Lake Ontario Ordnance Works

1953

Lake Ontario Storage Area

1953

Mallinckrodt

1953

Middlesex Sampling Plant

1952-1954

New Brunswick Laboratory

1951

Sam Laboratories, Columbia University

1951; 1955

University of Chicago - Metallurgical Labs

1952

University of Rochester

1954

Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Energy

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and DOE signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Fiscal Year 2010. The MOU describes how the Agencies will work together to carry out their responsibilities under The Act and Executive Order 13179. Part of the agreement covers how HHS and DOE will coordinate data search and capture activities.

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