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Publications

A listing of publications referenced or available on this SCAPA site.

SCAPA Annual Reports are posted on the SCAPA SharePoint Site.

Alternative Guideline Limits for Chemicals Without ERPGs (pdf)

By Craig, D.K., Davis J.S., DeVore, R., Hansen, D.J., Petrocchi, A.J., Powell, T.J., American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 56:919-925 (1995). This AIHA journal article provides information on TEELs before they were officially named “TEELs.”

Derivation of Temporary Emergency Exposure Limits (TEELs) (pdf)

From the Journal of Applied Toxicology 20. 11-20 (2000). Provides updated information on how TEELs are derived.

Management of Terrorist Events Involving Radioactive Material

Published by the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) in Report No. 138. This report provides a consensus of existing and proposed recommendations from federal agencies and is a guide for planning radiation-related events.

Methodology for Deriving Temporary Emergency Exposure Limits (TEELs) (pdf)

By Craig, D.K. and C.R. Lux. 1998. WSRC-TR-98-00080. Westinghouse Savannah River Company. This 41-page document provides a detailed discussion on the TEEL methodology.

TEELs Methods and Practice Handbook (pdf)

(DOE-HDBK-1046-2008. August 2008) presents the framework used to develop PAC/TEELs, the methodology followed, and sample derivations.

No ERPG? Use a TEEL! (pdf)

(From DOE Emergency Manager, Oct. 1998). This article provides an explanation on how ERPGs and TEELs are used in DOE Emergency Planning.

OFCM Directory of Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion Consequence Assessment Models

Published by the Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research (OFCM) with the assistance of SCAPA members (FC-I3-1999).

Recommended Default Methodology for Analysis of Airborne Exposures to Mixtures of Chemicals in Emergencies (pdf)

Provides information on how Health Code Numbers (HCNs) work in the mixture methodology.

U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook (2008)

Developed for use by firefighters, police, and other emergency services personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a transportation incident involving a hazardous material.