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Radiation Dose Reconstruction

 

Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
(Site Profile/Docket Number 095)

Location: Palo Alto, California

Site Profile


Site Profile for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
(Revised August 17, 2007)
this document in PDF PDF 983 KB (63 pages)

About this document: New site profile document for Stanford Linear Accelerator Center to provide tables for dose reconstruction. First approved issue. Incorporates internal and NIOSH formal review comments. Responds to several A & A identified issues and completes TLD analysis. This revision results in no change to the assigned dose and no PER is required.

Revision Includes: Initiated to incorporate Attributions and Annotations section and additional references. Incorporates formal internal and NIOSH review comments. Changed Document Owner to William Decker due to a new COB issue explained in Section 7.0.

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Technical Information Bulletins (TIBs)

At the current time, there are no TIBs for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center.

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Discussion Papers

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center discussion papers listed below are working documents prepared by NIOSH or its contractor for use in discussions with the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health or its Working Groups or Subcommittees. Draft, preliminary, interim, and white paper documents are not final NIOSH or Advisory Board (or their technical support and review contractors) positions unless specifically marked as such. These documents represent preliminary positions taken on technical issues prepared by NIOSH or its contractor.

The discussion papers have been reviewed to identify and redact any information that is protected by the Privacy Act 5 USC 552a and has been cleared for distribution.

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Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) and Program Evaluation Plans (PEPs)

NIOSH is committed to applying the best available science in dose reconstructions. In keeping with this commitment, completed cases with probabilities of causation less than 50% are reviewed as relevant new information becomes available. The results of these reviews are described in a Program Evaluation Report (PER). The PER details the effect, if any, of the new information on the completed dose reconstruction. If it appears that the new information may result in an increase in dose for a completed dose reconstruction with a probability of causation of less than 50%, NIOSH is committed to working with the Department of Labor to reopen and rework the dose reconstruction, as appropriate. A Program Evaluation Plan (PEP) describes plans for evaluating specific program details or issues.

At the current time, no PERs or PEPs specific to Stanford Linear Accelerator Center have been developed. However, we have developed PERs and PEPs that pertain to multiple sites. To view all PERs and PEPs that have been developed, please refer to the Program Evaluation Reports (PERs) and Program Evaluation Plans (PEPs) page.

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Worker Outreach Activities

Based on a recommendation from the Advisory Board to provide workers and site experts with opportunities to participate in developing the technical documents used in dose reconstruction, NIOSH established a Worker Outreach Program.

At Worker Outreach Meetings, current and former DOE and AWE employees have opportunities to obtain information about Site Profiles, Technical Basis Documents, and Technical Information Bulletins, and to provide information for consideration and possible use in dose reconstruction. This process is valuable to ensure that the technical documents used in dose reconstruction contain correct and useful information.

Below are the Worker Outreach Activities for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center:

At the current time, worker outreach activities have not been scheduled.

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Comments on Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Documents

How to Submit Comments
Comments on Stanford Linear Accelerator Center documents can be submitted to the NIOSH Docket Officer electronically by e-mail at NIOCINDOCKET@cdc.gov or printed comments can be mailed to NIOSH Docket Office, Robert A. Taft Laboratories, MS-C34, 1090 Tusculum Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226. Please include the Site Profile/Docket Number (095) on all comments.

Comments Received

At this time, no comments have been submitted on the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Site Profile.

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Previous Versions of Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Documents



Site Profile for the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
(Approved October 25, 2006)
this document in PDF PDF 1 MB (63 pages)

About this document: New site profile document for Stanford Linear Accelerator Center to provide tables for dose reconstruction. First approved issue. Incorporates internal and NIOSH formal review comments. Responds to several A & A identified issues and completes TLD analysis. This revision results in no change to the assigned dose and no PER is required.

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Page last reviewed: August 25, 2014
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