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vehicles are not to exceed the posted speed limit and are to be driven in a
courteous and careful manner.
requirements of Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations shall be met when
transporting radioactive material to and from the work site. These requirements
are detailed in job procedure section of this manual. Employees are liable for
the fines that are levied against them due to negligence and disregard for
shall be reported to your supervisor immediately. Detailed course of action is
documented in the emergency procedure section of this manual covering accidents
involving radioactive material. Any
accident involving personal injury or property damage, while at the work site,
must be reported to the customer immediately to facilitate proper procedures
5. All employees
are required to abide by regulations set out by Occupational Health and Safety
and/or the customer while on the work site.
No exceptions will be tolerated.
Employee will ensure work area is kept clean and
maintain good house-keeping practices. All
refuse must return with you.
Fire Prevention regulations must be observed.
Ensure fire extinguisher is readily available and in good working order.
Employees are required to smoke in designated areas
only while on the job site.
Vehicles are to be properly maintained and any
deficiency is to be reported immediately to supervisor.
Exaust systems are to be checked regularly and replaced when necessary.
Protective devices and personal protective equipment
shall be worn as per regulatory requirements and company requirements.
R.A. Tracer will provide the applicable equipment.
Hard hats, coveralls and safety footwear are mandatory on all job sites
and non-compliance will not be tolerated.
involving radioactive material must be reported to local authorities and the
A.E.C.B. Upon return to base a report must be submitted to your supervisor.
This report will include all details of the incident including times,
nature of the accident, location and names of individuals involved.
This report will also include suggestions of how this accident could have
transporting radioactive materials must be equipped with proper radiation survey
instruments without exception. These
instruments must be in good working order and capable of measuring dose rates
and contamination levels.
are required to wear TLD plaques while working with radioactive material to
facilitate the monitoring of radiation doses.
will ensure that radioactive material is not left unattended when not in locked
storage. Vehicles and storage boxes
must remain locked when not in use.
10. All employees
are required to handle radioactive material in a manner, which will ensure
minimal exposure to personnel. Employees
should apply the principles of time, distance and shielding. The following practices are necessary:
Carry out work with radioactive material as quickly as
possible without jeopardizing safety.
Keep as much distance between radioactive material and
personnel as possible.
Keep radioactive material in lead storage container as
long as possible.
required to monitor lease and equipment for the presence of radioactive
contamination upon completion of the injection.
All abnormal readings must be reported to either the frac engineer and/or
customer. Flushing with liquids will usually eliminate high readings.
12. Any spills of
radioactive material is to be cleaned up immediately by removing the top 2.5 cm
of soil thirty (30) cm in all directions from the spill.
The soil that is removed must be placed in double garbage bags and
returned to the shop for decay process to take effect.
Once soil is removed the area must be monitored for contamination to ensure it has been completely