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Radioactive Waste Management
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Radioactive Waste Frequently Asked Questions

I’m already Radioactive Worker II trained; why do I need waste generation training?

Why am I responsible for managing the waste I produce as part of my work?

What are my responsibilities for managing the wastes I produce as part of my work?

Why is waste minimization or elimination important?

What is mixed waste?

How can I minimize or prevent the generation of mixed wastes?

What are typical mixed wastes generated at SLAC?

What other materials could potentially become mixed wastes?

Why are radioactive brass and soldered metals potentially mixed wastes? Aren’t these recycled?

What do I do if I have radioactive brass or soldered metal waste items?

Who can help me with my radioactive and mixed waste questions?


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