Personnel Protection, Protection Guides, and Standards

  • Sol M. Michaelson
  • James C. Lin


Although protective clothing and eye shields have been developed and demonstrated as providing effective shielding in some circumstances (Glaser and Heimer, 1971; Christianson and Rutkowski, 1967; Wadey, 1956), their use is not recommended. Reflections can increase the hazard to other people, and faults, such as open circuits, can act as secondary sources to actually increase the hazard to the wearer. In high-radiation fields, arcing problems may arise (Klascius, 1971).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sol M. Michaelson
    • 1
  • James C. Lin
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA
  2. 2.University of IllinoisChicagoUSA

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