The standards, policies, and detailed instructions relating to radiation protection for the N.S. Savannah are presented in a health physics manual. Operational procedures to be carried out by health physics personnel aboard are included, along with the evaluation of procedures and techniques originally recommended by Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Areas of concern include: maximum permissible exposures and concentrations; control areas; contamination control and decontamination; radiation work permits; equipment and clothing; personnel monitoring; routine, special and environmental surveys; fixed radiation monitoring system; source storage and handling; waste management; shipments and receipts; records, logs, and reports; measurement and calibration equipment; casualty procedures; training programs; health physics equipment and storage areas.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number STS-5-Rev-1.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Export Isbrandtsen Lines


    Babcock and Wilcox Company

    N.S. Savannah Technical Staff
    Galveston, TX  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1965-7-15

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: 85 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026882
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: STS-5
  • Contract Numbers: MA-3393
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 14 1973 12:00AM