NIH

National Institutes of Health

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

NQA

Nuclear Quality Assurance

NRC

National Research Council

NTPR

Nuclear Test Personnel Review

NTS

Nevada Test Site

NuTRIS

Nuclear Test Review Information System


OPHEH

Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards

ORNL

Oak Ridge National Laboratory


PC

Probability of causation

POW

Prisoner of war

PPG

Pacific Proving Ground


QA

Quality assurance

QC

Quality control

QF

Quality factor


Rad-safe

Radiological safety

RBM

Red bone marrow

RCT

Regimental Combat Team

REECO

Reynolds Electrical and Engineering Company

REF

Radiation Effectiveness Factor


SAIC

Science Applications International Corporation

SD

Standard deviation

SF

Shielding factor

SI

Systè me International (International System)

SOP

Standard operating procedure


TGLD

Task Group on Lung Dynamics

TNT

Trinitrotoluene

TU

Task unit


VA

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

VACO

Department of Veterans Affairs Central Office

VARO

Department of Veterans Affairs Regional Office

VITAL

Veterans Issue Tracking Adjudication Log


UB

Upper bound

USC

U.S. Code

USMC

U.S. Marine Corps

USS

U.S. Ship

UV

Ultraviolet



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