Matom have extensive experience in operational health physics with staff having backgrounds from every facet of the nuclear business sector.
Health Physics Monitors/Surveyors
Level 3 (EDF British Energy System) – City and Guilds Stage 1 in Radiation Safety Practice or NVQ 2. At least 3 year experience as a Monitor in the nuclear industry.
Able to use radiological protection procedures to perform radiological and CO2 surveys in support of maintenance, operations and special projects work. Experienced in C3/C4 working and in R3/R4 radiation fields.
Level 2 (EDF British Energy System) – Normally progressing through City and Guilds Stage 1 in Radiation Safety Practice or NVQ 2.
Able to use radiological protection procedures to perform radiological surveys in lower risk areas (mostly C2)
Health Physics Supervisors (Radiation Protection Supervisors)
Minimum City and Guilds Stage 1 in Radiation Safety Practice with appropriate duration of experience and knowledge in radiological protection.
Experienced in control and supervision of teams of HP Monitors and GDAs, liaising with engineering management, carrying pre-job briefs, tool box talks.
Educated to degree level in a science based subject. Practical experience in radiation protection that includes knowledge of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 and other UK and international legislation and guidance.
Matom monitoring and supervision are supplied into major UK decommissioning projects that include Fuel Cooling Ponds and high active Waste Vault. The experience of supervisors is commonly adopted into the engineering planning for such projects.
Matom routinely work in high contamination environments. Staff are experienced in pressurised suit work for high alpha contamination environments.
- Optioneering studies
- Site Characterisation
- Safety Case input
- Radiological safety control
- Management of on-site teams
- Health physics monitoring
- Waste segregation and packaging