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Radioactive News Newsletter
(Electronic PDF versions of the newsletter for radioactive material licensees in North Dakota)

Information & Publications
(Published by the North Dakota Radiation Control Program)

Information Notices Information Notices and Advisories for Licensees in North Dakota Published by the Radiation Control Program and/or the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
General Record Retention InfoPDF A table describing the retention period for many records relating to radiation safety.  Specific licensees may also have other requirements based on the license type. (PDF)
Who Needs to Wear Monitoring Badges?PDF A document describing the requirements for personal monitoring of radiation workers. (PDF)
Shipping Paper InformationPDF Information Useful When Developing/Updating Shipping Papers and Preparing for Radioactive Material Transportation (PDF)
DOT Rule Changes: More InformationPDF Additional information about the “Transportation Rule Changes” article appearing in the September 1, 2001 (Vol. 3 No. 2) issue of Radioactive News (PDF)
Licensing XRF Devices for Lead-in-Paint AnalysisPDF For people interested in using XRF devices in North Dakota (PDF)
Decayed Waste: Proper Safety ProceduresPDF The purpose of this informational flyer is to reduce the frequency of radiation alarms at medical waste incinerators and autoclaves by educating medical facility personnel of the proper safety procedures. (PDF)
Facility Close-Out, Property Release, License Termination ChecklistPDF Use this checklist to make sure you follow the proper procedure when closing-out a storage or use facility, releasing property and equipment for unrestricted use or preparing for license termination. (PDF)
Sample Postings, Markings, Labels, Etc. Samples of common signs, postings, markings and labels used by radioactive material licensees.
Emergency Response Wallet CardsPDF Print out  wallet cards which list instructions about what to do at the scene of an incident or accident involving radiation. (PDF)
Hospital Preparation for Receiving Contaminated PatientsPDF A summary document for hospitals who may receive patients contaminated with radioactive material following a radiological incident or accident. (PDF)
Division of Emergency Management Workshop BookletPDF Booklet prepared and used during a discussion of North Dakota's Radiation Control Program at a Division of Emergency Management Workshop 01/29/03. (PDF)
Unwanted Sealed Source Round-UpPDF Los Alamos National Laboratory Off-Site Source Recovery Project information for collection of unused/unwanted radioactive sealed sourced. (PDF)
Dosimetry ProvidersPDF List of Personnel Dosimetry Providers Registered in North Dakota (PDF)
Portable Gauge SecurityPDF Information regarding NRC's changes to Security Requirements for Portable Gauges (PDF)
Radiation Detection StandardsPDF

Useful information when faced with procurement decisions related to radiological and nuclear detection equipment (PDF)


Other Helpful Links
(Documents and information published by other entities)

The Radiation Information Network Tons of information sources compiled by Idaho State University
Radiation Fact Sheets Published by the Washington State Dept. of Health Division of Radiation Protection
Troxler Transportation GuidePDF Information applicable during transportation of portable (moisture/density) gauges in the U.S. (PDF)
Troxler Licensing GuidePDF Information for licensing and renewal of portable (moisture/density) gauges in the U.S. (PDF)
Don't be Afraid, Be Ready - Visit WWW.READY.GOV With a little planning and common sense, you can be better prepared for the unexpected - Information from the Department of Homeland Security
National Directory of Brokers and Processors The directory is intended for use by compacts, states, federal agencies, and users of radioactive materials to provide information about companies that package, transport, process, or otherwise manage radioactive material in preparation for ultimate disposal.   Access to the site and listing in the directory are free of charge.


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