Protection against ionizing radiation from external sources a report... by International Commission on Radiological Protection. Committee 3.

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  • Radiation -- Safety measures

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Other titlesRadiation protection.
Statementadopted by the Commission in Nov. 1969.
SeriesICRP publication -- 15
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL14082317M

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GSR Part 3 Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards Jointly sponsored byFile Size: 1MB. The aim of protection against ionizing radiation is to prevent, or significantly reduce, the radiation damage of exposed individuals, their descendants and humanity as a whole.

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Abstract. The external radiation hazard arises from sources of radiation outside the body. When radioactive material actually gets inside the body it gives rise to an internal radiation hazard, which requires quite different methods of internal radiation hazard is discussed in Chapter by: 1.

Ionizing radiation (ionising radiation) is radiation, traveling as a particle or electromagnetic wave, that carries sufficient energy to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, thereby ionizing an atom or a molecule. Ionizing radiation is made up of energetic subatomic particles, ions or atoms moving at high speeds (usually greater than 1% of the speed of light), and electromagnetic waves on.

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Shielding: As ionizing radiation passes through matter, the intensity of the radiation is diminished. Shielding is the placement of an “absorber” between you and the radiation source.

An absorber is a material that reduces radiation from the radiation source to you. However, living tissue inside the body offers no protection against. This appendix briefly covers the history of the regulation of ionizing radiation in medicine. It begins with a discussion of early guidelines by the scientists involved in the evolving profession.

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Gottfried, Gary Penn. tion of the public and of workers against ionizing radiation;1 those standards, in turn, are linked to important legal and regulatory instruments. 1The international basic safety standards for protection against ionizing radiation and for the safety of radiation sources are currently co-sponsored.

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Keeping exposures to ionizing radiation as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA), see Section VI., page 5. Wearing the prescribed personal monitoring devices (such as whole body and extremity badges) where it has been determined that the individual could receive radiation doses in excess of 10% of the applicable limits (see Section VII., page.

The book deals also with accelerators, X-rays facilities, sealed sources, dosimetry, Monte Carlo simulation and radiation regulation. Each chapter is split in two parts depending on the level of.

Protection Against External Radiation From Fallout 5 Effect of Distance 5 tion, (3) initial ionizing radiation, and (4) resid- ual ionizing longer,radiation. The first three are almost sources of radiation.

According to estimates, about one-half of the. formulating international standards for the protection of the general public and workers against ionizing radiation;2 those standards, in turn, are linked to important legal and regulatory instruments. Exposure to ionizing radiation arises from sources such as natural background.

We measured the levels of modified DNA bases following ү-irradiation of the halophilic archaeon, Halobacterium sp. str. NRC In this first study to quantify DNA base modification in a prokaryotic system after exposure to ionizing radiation (IR) a direct relationship between number of DNA lesions and IR dose was revealed.

Most importantly, our data demonstrated the significant impact of. International Atomic Energy Agency () International Basic Safety Standards for Protection Against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources.

Google Scholar ICRP Publications Author: Alan Martin, Samuel A. Harbison. Natural sources of ionizing radiation include radioactive elements that are naturally in our body. For example, a very small fraction of the potassium in our bodies is radioactive.

Radon, however, is a natural radioactive gas found in rock formations that. Page 18 - The maximum permissible dose to the gonads for the population of the United States as a whole from all sources of radiation, including medical and other man-made sources, and background, shall not exceed 14 million rems per million of population over the period from conception up to and one-third that amount in each decade thereafter.

Title(s): Protection against ionizing radiation from external sources: a report/ by Committee 3 of the International Commission of Radiological Protection, adopted by the Commission in November ; and Data for protection against ionizing radiation from external sources, adopted by. INthe International Radiation Protection Associa-tion (IRPA) formed a working group on non-ionizing radiation (NIR), which examined the problems arising in the field of protection against the various types of NIR.

At the IRPA Congress in Paris inthis working group became the International Non-Ionizing Radiation Committee (INIRC). Biological effects of radiation have been interpreted based on the assumption that DNA is the primary target, but recent research has shown that non-targeted mechanisms may affect cells that are not directly exposed.

The most important effect in humans from low doses of radiation is the induction of cancer, but risks of other effects such as cataract and cardiac or circulatory disease are.

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4. Standards for Protection against Radiation. 5. Personnel Monitoring for External Radiation Exposure. Ambiguities in Using the Personnel Dosimeter Dose as a Surrogate for Personnel Dose. 6. Monitoring Personnel Subject to Intakes of Radioactive Material.

7. NRC and ICRP Values for Annual Limits on Intake and Airborne Radioactivity Brand: Jacob Shapiro.

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