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Occupational Radiation Protection

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ISBN13: 9780727716231
ISBN: 0727716239
Published: July 1993
Publisher: Thomas Telford Ltd
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Changes in radiation safety estimates are leading to far-reaching proposals for the control and management of occupationally exposed workers. In the light of new recommendations expected to be announced this year by the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP), this book presents discussions with high-level experts from ICRP, regulatory authorities and nuclear operators.;Focusing on the practical topic of managing occupational exposure, the book examines the implications of recent developments in standards and their application for management. These involve the monitoring of external and internal radiation and the management of over-exposures, together with practical matters including the categorization of working conditions. Of particular interest to both workers and management are the legal implications of exposures and the introduction of compensation schemes.

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Contents:
Historical background and trends in occupational exposure; management and control of occupational radiation exposure; design and pre-operational standards; operations and training; accidental and unintended exposures and over-exposure; radiation monitoring; external radiation monitoring; internal radiation monitoring; current standards and their implementation.