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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(Site Profile/Docket Number 055)
Location: Richland, Washington
Also known as: Battelle (PNL)
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
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 PNNL:
April 22, 2004
Meeting with Paper, Allied-Industrial, Chemical and Energy Workers (PACE) Local #8-0369; Fluor Hanford-Hanford Guards Union Local #21
Note: The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Site Profile was introduced and discussed during the Hanford meeting.
Final Minutes [49 KB (8 pages)]
If the energy employee’s personal radiation information is incomplete, NIOSH will use other sources to estimate the radiation dose. This may involve using technical documents called Site Profiles, Technical Basis Documents, and Technical Information Bulletins.
ORAUT-TKBS-0027: Site Profile for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Rev. 2 [976 KB (57 pages)]
Revised September 12, 2016
Revision Includes: Modifies the scope of the PNNL Site Profile to reflect the decision to make no distinction between PNNL and Hanford until the year 2005. Combines the six technical basis documents into one Site Profile document for the period from 2005 to present. Incorporates formal internal and NIOSH review comments. Constitutes a total rewrite of the document.
The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) 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 have been cleared for distribution.
SC&A Draft: SC&A’s Evaluation of ORAUT-OTIB-0049, Revision 02, “Estimating Doses for Plutonium Strongly Retained in the Lung” [1.3 MB (39 pages)]
Contract No. 75D30119C04183
Document No. SCA-TR-2021-PR049, Revision 0
October 7, 2021
How to Submit Comments
Comments on Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Documents can be submitted to the NIOSH Docket Officer electronically by email at email@example.com 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 (055) on all comments.
At this time, no comments have been submitted on Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) documents.
Revision Includes: Purpose, Scope, and Attributions and Annotations section included. Added references. No further changes occurred as a result of formal internal review. This revision results in no change to the assigned
dose and no PER is required.
- Approved August 5, 2005 [274 KB (27 pages)]
Occupational Medical Dose
Revision Includes: Includes Attributions and Annotations section. Constitutes a total rewrite of the document. No further changes occurred as a result of formal internal or NIOSH review. This revision results in no change
to the assigned dose and no PER is required.
- Approved August 9, 2005 [39 KB (4 pages)]
- Occupational Environmental Dose
Occupational Internal Dose
Revision Includes: Attribution and Annotation section added. Constitutes a total rewrite of the document. No further changes occurred as a result of formal internal review. This revision results in no change to the assigned
dose and no PER is required.
- Approved August 12, 2005 [76 KB (4 pages)]
Occupational External Dose
Occupational External Dose [53 KB (5 pages)]
Revised September 10, 2007
Revision Includes: Initiated to include Attribution and Annotation section. Constitutes a total rewrite of the document. No further changes occurred as a result of formal internal and NIOSH review.
- Approved August 12, 2005 [38 KB (4 pages)]