Robert J Emery

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Risk communication considerations to facilitate the screening of mass populations for potential contamination with radioactive material
    R J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 95:S168-74. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint A radiation protection program prospectus based on the collection of 10 years of key performance indicator data
    Robert J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 85:S89-93. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectively displaying broad scope sub-licensee radioactive material inventory allocations and possession quantities
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 85:S39-41. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint An initial radiation safety needs assessment of Costa Rica: the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society's strategic planning appraisal for participation in the "Radiation Safety Without Borders" initiative
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, Houston 77054, USA
    Health Phys 82:S87-91. 2002
  5. pmc World at work: research and testing laboratories
    R J Emery
    Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, Texas 77225 0186, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:200-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint An analysis of variables influencing the number of radiation overexposure events in Texas from 1970 to 2000
    R J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 89:46-52. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Situational photographic postings for enhancing the proper operation of infrequently utilized x-ray devices
    Robert J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 95:S152-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Surge capacity volunteer perspectives on a field training exercise specifically designed to emphasize likely roles during a disaster response
    R J Emery
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Preparedness, Houston, 77030, USA
    Health Phys 97:S155-60. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the results of regulatory compliance inspections in 1999 by the states of Texas, Maine, and Washington
    B J Brown
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, Texas 77054, USA
    Health Phys 86:308-15. 2004
  10. doi request reprint How the university of Texas system responded to the need for interim storage of low-level radioactive waste materials
    Robert J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77054
    Health Phys 103:S194-8. 2012

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Publications23

  1. doi request reprint Risk communication considerations to facilitate the screening of mass populations for potential contamination with radioactive material
    R J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 95:S168-74. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint A radiation protection program prospectus based on the collection of 10 years of key performance indicator data
    Robert J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 85:S89-93. 2003
    ..The data summary is also proving to be useful in making future projections regarding program needs...
  3. ncbi request reprint Effectively displaying broad scope sub-licensee radioactive material inventory allocations and possession quantities
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 85:S39-41. 2003
    ..In the future, the method is expected to assist the radiation protection program in anticipating when broad license amendments may be needed to accommodate operational changes...
  4. ncbi request reprint An initial radiation safety needs assessment of Costa Rica: the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society's strategic planning appraisal for participation in the "Radiation Safety Without Borders" initiative
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, Houston 77054, USA
    Health Phys 82:S87-91. 2002
    ..The importance of linking this initiative to other existing programs within the country is also discussed...
  5. pmc World at work: research and testing laboratories
    R J Emery
    Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, The University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston, Houston, Texas 77225 0186, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:200-4. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint An analysis of variables influencing the number of radiation overexposure events in Texas from 1970 to 2000
    R J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 89:46-52. 2005
    ..The factors contributing to this phenomenon are described to serve as a model for use in other settings...
  7. doi request reprint Situational photographic postings for enhancing the proper operation of infrequently utilized x-ray devices
    Robert J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 95:S152-5. 2008
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Surge capacity volunteer perspectives on a field training exercise specifically designed to emphasize likely roles during a disaster response
    R J Emery
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, Center for Biosecurity and Public Health Preparedness, Houston, 77030, USA
    Health Phys 97:S155-60. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the results of regulatory compliance inspections in 1999 by the states of Texas, Maine, and Washington
    B J Brown
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, Texas 77054, USA
    Health Phys 86:308-15. 2004
    ..Any reduction in instances of non-compliance would result in the conservation of finite public health resources that might then be directed to other pressing public health matters...
  10. doi request reprint How the university of Texas system responded to the need for interim storage of low-level radioactive waste materials
    Robert J Emery
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77054
    Health Phys 103:S194-8. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint An analysis of 45 years of reported overexposure incidents in Texas, 1956 to 2001
    K Maness
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 86:197-202. 2004
    ..The results of the study can also assist in the training of health care providers, as the recognition of common causes and sources of overexposures and subsequent treatments can be forecasted and summary treatment protocols developed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Radiation safety program outcomes as indicated by regulatory compliance activities from 1988 to 1997 in Texas
    R J Emery
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Environmental Health and Safety, 77054, USA
    Health Phys 78:335-42. 2000
    ..Although this study was limited to a single state, the results can be of benefit to both quality assurance programs and professional health physics training courses by objectively identifying the areas commonly found to be deficient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Estimating the administrative cost of regulatory noncompliance: a pilot method for quantifying the value of prevention
    R J Emery
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Environmental Health and Safety, 77054, USA
    Health Phys 78:S40-7. 2000
    ..The significance of this exercise is that any savings experienced by an agency could enhance permittee compliance without impacting the routine inspection process...
  14. ncbi request reprint Radioactive waste minimization implications of clinically-indicated exsanguination procedures
    R G Costello
    The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Environmental Health and Safety, 77054, USA
    Health Phys 79:291-3. 2000
    ..Health Phys. 79(3):291-293; 2000 Key words: waste, low-level; waste management; radiation protection; blood..
  15. ncbi request reprint Anticipating and addressing workplace static magnetic field effects at levels <0.5 mT
    R J Emery
    University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Environmental Health and Safety, 77054, USA
    Health Phys 79:S72-6. 2000
    ..001 mT. Armed with this information, practicing radiation safety professionals can better anticipate facility incompatibility issues and improve their responses to worker concerns initiated by observed effects on equipment...
  16. ncbi request reprint A security vulnerabilities assessment tool for interim storage facilities of low-level radioactive wastes
    J Bible
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 91:S66-73. 2006
    ..Aspects of the assessment tool can also be applied to other activities involving the protection of sources of radiation as well...
  17. ncbi request reprint An analysis of 20 years of radiation-related health care complaints in Texas for the purposes of quality improvement
    P J Thommen
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Phys 90:S62-6. 2006
    ..Possible options for improving the means of systematically collecting initial compliant data in the future are also discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reported events of stolen radioactive sources in Texas from 1956 to 2000
    M Korshukin
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 90:266-72. 2006
    ..Suggested enhancements to further improve data collection are proposed so that crime prevention information can be derived in future research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Characterization and geographic location of sources of radioactivity lost downhole in the course of oil and gas exploration and production activities in Texas, 1956 to 2001
    S Patlovich
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1 330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 89:S69-77. 2005
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint An evaluation and comparison of compliance inspection outcomes data for radiation protection programs in Maine and Texas
    R J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, 77054, USA
    Health Phys 82:395-9. 2002
    ..The utility of the Texas coding system as the basis for interstate program comparisons is also demonstrated, since the system is based upon categories of non-compliance rather than locally-unique regulatory codes or citations...
  21. ncbi request reprint Using fault tree analysis to identify causes of non-compliance: enhancing violation outcome data for the purposes of education and prevention
    R J Emery
    University of Texas-Houston Health Science Center, Environmental Health and Safety, 1851 Crosspoint Drive, OCB 1.330, Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 80:S16-21. 2001
    ..Broad application of these results is cautioned due to the bias associated with the restricted scope of the project...
  22. ncbi request reprint Piloting a new radiation protection program strategy: rewarding compliance rather than sanctioning non-compliance
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX 77054, USA
    Health Phys 82:S18-22. 2002
    ..The relative success of the pilot program suggests that the approach may be broadly applicable both within radiation safety programs and other safety-related settings as well...
  23. ncbi request reprint Statistical validation of a commonly used method for personnel dosimetry issuance determinations
    R A Gorham
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler Street, P O Box 20186, Houston, TX 77225, USA
    Health Phys 84:260-5. 2003
    ..In addition, statistical support for further monitoring program reductions were identified, if such reductions were deemed to be necessary in the future...