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Radiological Science and Engineering


Quantitative Evaluation of Contamination Consequences (QECC)

The Quantitative Evaluation of Contamination Consequences (QECC) project relates workplace surface and airborne contamination levels, both radioactive and chemical, to intakes and doses. Objectives of the project are to

  • quantify available information that relates surface and volume contamination of equipment and materials to intakes and therefore, to health risks to workers
  • quantify how well air sampling predicts worker intakes and what factors improve or degrade the usefulness of air sampling to manage worker risks.

The project is building a collection of relevant quantitative information from case histories in the scientific literature, personnel files and incident reports from national and international sources.

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