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Standards development

For 30 years, health physicists with the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) have actively participated in the development of industry standards that provide guidance and support to decontamination and decommissioning projects across the United States.

Because of our extensive experience conducting radiological surveys and site characterization, our federal agency customers, such as the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the U.S. Department of Energy, have called upon ORISE for assistance when developing new or revising industry standards.

Some of the standards ORISE has leant its expertise to include:

We also continue to provide support to the NRC and its regulatory guide update program.

Radiological review documents

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