Radiation Safety

Management and Programs

  • Haydee Domenech

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  18. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book discusses important fundamentals of radiation safety with specific details on dose units, calculations, measuring, and biological effects of ionizing radiation. The author covers different exposure situations and their requirements, and relevant legislation and regulations governing radiation safety. The book also examines radioactive waste management, the transport of radioactive materials, emergency planning and preparedness and various examples of radiation protection programs for industrial, medical, and academic applications. 

Keywords

ICRP ionizing radiation radiation protection radiation safety radioactive materials radioactive waste management

Authors and affiliations

  • Haydee Domenech
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  1. 1.Center for Radiological Protection and HygenieMiamiUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-42671-6
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-42669-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-42671-6
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