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ASTM D5928

Standard Practice for Screening of Waste for Radioactivity

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 September 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Special wastes): 13.030.30
ICS Code (Radiation measurements): 17.240
scope:

This practice covers the screening for α-, β-, and γ radiation above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials.

This practice is intended to be a gross screening method for determining the presence or absence of radioactive materials in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials. It is not intended to replace more sophisticated quantitative analytical techniques, but to provide a method for rapidly screening samples for radioactivity above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, for facilities prohibited from handling radioactive waste.

This practice may not be suitable for applications such as site assessments and remediation activities.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM D5928
September 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Screening of Waste for Radioactivity
This practice covers the screening for α–, β–, and γ radiation above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials. This practice is...
January 15, 2018
Standard Practice for Screening of Waste for Radioactivity
This practice covers the screening for α–, β–, and γ radiation above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials. This practice is...
March 10, 1996
Standard Test Method for Screening of Waste for Radioactivity
This test method covers the screening for a–, b–, and g radiation above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials. This test method is...
March 10, 1996
Standard Test Method for Screening of Waste for Radioactivity
This test method covers the screening for α, β, and γ radiation above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials. This test method is...
January 1, 1996
Standard Test Method for Screening of Waste for Radioactivity
1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the screening for α, β, and γ, radiation above ambient background levels or user-defined criteria, or both, in liquid, sludge, or solid waste materials. 1.2 This...

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