What About Bob Essay

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RADIATION STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDIRES 1. Purpose: This establishes 4-31 IN Radiation Protection Program (RPP) standards (ionizing and non-ionizing), policies, and responsibilities. 2. Scope: This supplement applies to all organizations assigned or attached to 4-31 IN. 3. Objective: To properly control procurement, accumulation, use, storage, safe handling, transportation, transfer, and disposal of radioactive material. 4. General: The terms shall, will, or must indicate mandatory requirements. The terms may or should are advisory. All major actions will be coordinated through the Ionizing Radiation Control Committee (IRCC) Chairman or the Installation Radiation Protection Officer (IRPO). A copy of AR 385-24 and FORSCOM Regulation 385-1, Chapter 8 (Radiation Safety) needs to be maintained. Many devices that contain radioactive material present a potential hazard to personnel. The Radiological Protection Program is designed to control the use, storage, and handling of radioactive material and ionizing radiation producing devices in order to minimize exposure of personnel (See Section 9 for non-ionizing radiation). Electromagnetic or special radiation capable of producing ions, directly or indirectly in its passage through matter. (i.g. Alpha, Beta, Gamma). 2 BCT Radiation Protection Officer is responsible for the Radiation Protection Program (RPP). 5. References: AR 385-9 AR 385-10 AR 385-24 FM 3-5 FM 5–19 FORSCOM Regulation 385-1 DA Pam 40–18 DA Pam 385-24 DA Pam 385–30 TB 43-0137 TB Med 524 6. Glossary: AEHA: Army Environmental Hygiene Agency ALARA: As Low As Reasonably Achievable BDERPO: Brigade Radiation Protection Officer BNRPO: Battalion Radiation Protection Officer CIP: Command Inspection Program IAW: In Accordance With IRCC: Ionizing Radiation Control Committee IRPO:

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