NNSA and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital staff work to remove a cesium-137 irradiator from the building on Aug. 7.
The irradiator was carefully secured for loading in the 435-B container.
NNSA and hospital staff carefully survey the irradiator throughout the process.
The NNSA team begins the arduous task of securing and setting up the removed irradiator for transport.
The NNSA team maneuvers the irradiator into a secure frame.
The shielded source, now inside the metal frame, is carefully fitted into a 435-B Type B container.
Operations continue to secure the irradiator into a 435-B Type B container.
An expert conducts safety checks to ensure secure transport.
The braced cesium-137 irradiator is aligned onto the base of the 435-B Type B container.
The team meticulously lowers the irradiator onto the base of the 435-B Type B container.
NNSA team members carefully align the outer shell of the 435-B Type B container.
NNSA team complete finishing touches to prepare the material for safe transport.