Reference Documents Related to PACs and TEELs
The following are useful documents related to Temporary Emergency Exposure Limits (TEELs).
DOE-HDBK-1046-2008, August 2008. This document presents the framework used to develop PAC/TEELs Revisions 24-27, the methodology followed, and sample derivations.
DOE-HDBK-1046-2015 Draft. This draft document presents the framework used to develop PAC/TEELs Revision 28, the methodology followed, and sample derivations.
By Craig, D.K., Davis J.S., DeVore, R., Hansen, D.J., Petrocchi, A.J., Powell, T.J., American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 56:919-925 (1995). This AIHA journal article provides information on TEELs before they were officially named “TEELs.”
From the Journal of Applied Toxicology 20. 11-20 (2000). Provides updated information on how TEELs are derived.
By Craig, D.K. and C.R. Lux. 1998. WSRC-TR-98-00080. Westinghouse Savannah River Company. This 41-page document provides a detailed discussion on the TEEL methodology.
No ERPG? Use a TEEL! (pdf)
(From DOE Emergency Manager, Oct. 1998). This article provides an explanation on how ERPGs and TEELs are used in DOE Emergency Planning.