ABSTRACT

U.S. NRC Fact Sheet: Radiation Source Security and Replacement   [open pdf - 45KB]

This United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) factsheet discusses security of radiation sources and the search for alternative technologies. "Over the past five years, the NRC and state agencies have issued and inspected new requirements that have substantially improved the security of these sources. These requirements include: Access controls, including fingerprinting and background checks for personnel with access to the materials; Detection, assessment and response capabilities; Transportation controls; and Information protection."

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Date:
2009-04
Copyright:
Public Domain
Retrieved From:
United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission: http://www.nrc.gov/
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pdf
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application/pdf
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