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Radiological program assessment services

Minimizing the risk of human exposure to hazardous levels of radioactive materials requires designing a comprehensive safety program that ensures appropriate measures are taken to protect workers and the public. As a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) institute, the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) understands the importance of having an effective safety program in place to assure stakeholders and regulators that your radiological control program is technically sound.

ORISE provides audit and assessment services that are designed to confirm your facility has an adequate program in place to safely facilitate radiological work and meet applicable state and/or federal regulatory compliance. ORISE offers complete assessment services of procedures and technical documents, as well as comprehensive recommendations for improvement.

ORISE focuses its radiological audit and assessment services in these key areas:

  • Nondestructive assay (NDA)
  • Radiological control programs
  • Environmental monitoring programs
  • Operational environments
  • Decontamination and decommissioning projects
  • Compliance assessments
  • Radiological release programs

ORISE is actively involved in auditing radiological control and environmental compliance programs at multiple sites across the country for DOE’s Consolidated Audit Program (DOECAP) and Office of Environmental Management (DOE EM).

In providing support to DOE, ORISE’s DOECAP-qualified auditors coordinate and conduct radiological control audits of treatment, storage and disposal facilities and other sites as requested.

Radiological facility