Occupational radiation protection : protecting workers against exposure to ionizing radiation
International Atomic Energy Agency
International Atomic Energy Agency, 2003 - Medical - 515 pages
This publication contains the proceedings of the first international conference covering the whole area of occupational radiation protection, which was held in Geneva in August 2002. Issues discussed include: the scientific and organisational background to radiation protection of workers; stakeholder involvement; radiation risks; infrastructure development; operational implementation of basic safety standards; monitoring of radiation exposures; protection in medical installations, nuclear facilities, industrial research facilities and workplaces involving exposure to natural radiation; causation probability; co-operation between regulators, employers and workers; comparison of improvements in radiation protection standards with standards for other hazards; and ICRP recommendations involving occupational exposure.
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accidents activities ALARA annual dose areas assessment ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY Basic Safety Standards cancer co-operation collective dose Commission on Radiological Conference CRPPH discussion dose equivalent dose limits dosimeters dosimetry effective dose employers established exposed facilities guidance IAEA ICRP ICRP Publication ICRU implementation individual dose individual monitoring infrastructure INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY International Basic Safety International Commission International Labour International Labour Organization involved ionizing radiation ISOE issues measures mSv/a NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY nuclear industry nuclear medicine nuclear power plants occupational doses occupational exposure occupational radiation exposure occupational radiation protection OECD OECD Nuclear Energy OECD/NEA optimization paper practices procedures Proceedings CD-ROM programme protection of workers radiation safety radiation sources radioactive radiography radiological protection radionuclides radon reactors recommendations regulations regulatory body Report requirements safety culture Safety Series specific stakeholders United Nations UNSCEAR uranium Vienna workplace WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION