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Concepts or Topics

Armed Forces

Army,National Service,Navy

Communication

Meetings,Plant Visits,Shop Floor

Community

Activities,Calder,Church,Churches Forum,Class,Clubs,Company House,Compulsory Purchase,Falcon,Greengarth,Hostel,Housing,Local Liason Committee,Local Life,Moving House,New Build,SASRA,Schools,Shops,Social Life,Stakeholders,Summergrove,Windscale

Cumbria

Economy,Emergency Planning,Infrastructure,Tourism,West Cumbria

Departments

Advanced Gas Cooled Reactor,AGR,B205,B277,B30,B37,Calder Hall,Canteen,Cooling Towers,Decommisioning,E and I,Golf Ball,Health Physics,Instrumentation,Laboratory,Magnox,Maintenance Team,Medical,Monitoring,MOX,North Group,Nuclear Safety Assessment,PFR,Pile Chimney,Pile Group,Plant,Pond Five,Post Irradiation Examination,Public Relation,Railways,Reactors,Reprocessing,Research and Development,Security,SEP,Separation,Silver Ball,Thorp,Training,Vitrification,Vit Plant,Whole Body Monitoring,Windscale

Education

College,Day Release,Further Education,In House Training,Junior,Night School,Primary,Qualifications,School,Secondary,Training,University

Environment

Air,Beach,Clean Up,Covins,Farms,Fish,Milk,Monitor,Mushrooms,Pollution,Rabbits,River,Sea,Seagulls,Sea Discharge,Sheep ,Wild Life,Wind Farms

Equipment

Air Hose,Air Supply,Castle,Crane,Dust Mask,Film Badge,Glovebox,Gloves,Manipulators,Protective,PVC,Respirator,Robot,Windscale Suit

Government

International Government,Local Government,National Government,Political Parties

Health

Body Parts,Cancer,Cluster,Leukaemia,Lymphoma,Monitor,Radiation,Redfern

Health And Safety

Accident,Asbestos,Background Radiation,Barrier,Beep,Beta,Competition Equipment,Contamination,Criticality Monitoring,Death,Dose,Film Badge,Fire,Fire Engine,First Aid,Gamma,Lock Out Box System,Monitoring,Neutron,Nuclear,Permit,Radiation,Rescue,Risk Assessment,Windscale Suit

Incidents

B206 Fire,Beach Incident,Data Falsification,MOX Incident,Thorp Leak,Windscale Fire

Industry

Other Industry

Local Places

Beckermet,Cleator Moor,Drigg,Egremont,Eskdale,Gosforth,Maryport,Mirehouse,Nethertown,Ravenglass,Seascale,St Bees,Thornhill,Whitehaven

Materials

Argon,Caesium,Graphite,Magnesium,Magnox,Oxide,Plutonium,Radon,Uranium,Waste

Nuclear

Beta,Gamma,Radiation

Nuclear Establishments

Aldermaston,Amersham,Calder,Capenhurst,Chapelcross,Dounreay,Dungeness,Hartlepool,Harwell,Heysham,Hinkley Point,Hunterston,Risley,Springfields,Torness,WANO

Opposition

Friends of the Earth,Gate,Greenham Common,Greenpeace,New Build,Protest,Security,Terrorist

Organisations

Agencies,Atomic Energy Authority,BNFL,BNG,British Nuclear Fuels,British Nuclear Group,Euratom,HSE,IAEA,LJIC,Ministry Of Defence,Ministry Of Supply,NDA,Nirex,NMPL,NRPB,Nuclear Decommissioning Authority,Nuclear Management Partners,Nuclear Power Group,Site Police,UKAEA,Ukelele,United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority,URENCO

Personal

Birth,Childhood,Children,Death,Family,Grandchildren,Hobbies,Holidays,Home,Housing,Marriage

Places

Cap De La Hague,Chernobyl,Forsmark,Hiroshima,Japan,Nagasaki,Three Mile Island

Processes

Irradiation

Public Relations

Exhibition,Guides,Media,Site Buses,Speakers,Visitor Centre

Sellafield

Active,Barrier,Changerooms,Controlled Area,Control Room,Decommissioning,Filters,Flasks,Live,Pipes,Plant,Ponds,Reprocessing,Silent Hours,Site,Tanks,Trench Processing,Turbine

Storage

Drigg,Flask,High Level Waste,Low Level Waste,Ponds,Repository,Silo,Tanks,Vitrification

Travel

Bike,Bus,Car,Commuting,Cycle,Motor Bike,Parking,Road,Traffic,Train

Unions

Bargain,Convenor,Dispute,Management,Negotiations,Relations,Shop Steward,Strike

Work

Accountancy,Agency,Annualised Hours,Apprentice,Archivist,Assistant Scientific Officer,Black List,Bonuses,Chargehand,Chauffeur,Chemist,Cleaner,Clerk,Contractors,Cook,Decommisioning,Demolition,Diver,Document Control,Driver,Early Retirement,Electrician,Engineer,Errand Boy,Estimator,Experimental Officer,Fast Forward,Fireman,Fitter,Foreman,Group Project Manager,Head Of Perations,Holidays,Industry,Instrument,Jobs,Liason Officer,Loop Controller,Management,Mate,Mechanic,Mechanical Engineer,Metallurgist,Monitor,Overtime,Pay Grades,Pension,Physicist,Plant Engineer,Police,Process Worker,Project Engineer,Recruitment,Redundancy,Red Inker,Research Engineer,Retirement,Rigger,Salary,Scientific Officer,Scientist,Severance,Shifts,Shift Engineer,Shift Manager,Shop Manager,Site Engineer,Site Movements,Skipper,Steel Erector,Teacher,Team Leader,Tea Break,Technical Assistant,Training,Typist,Voluntary,Wages,Warden,Welder,Work Study