California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) 

LEA and Facility Operator Training

Ionizing Radiation

October 2003

Topics of the Workshop

  • Provide introduction to the subject of ionizing radiation for CIWMB and solid waste Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) staff.
  • Review natural and societal sources of radiation.
  • Discuss monitoring devices and practice using equipment.
  • Analyze four case studies of radiological investigations and cleanup projects.
  • Consider site protocols and personal protection.

Dates and Locations

October 21--Long Beach

October 28--San Jose

Presented by

  • California Integrated Waste Management Board, and
  • US EPA Region 9

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