ICRP


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ICRP

Abbreviation for International Commission on Radiological Protection.

International Commission on Radiation Protection (ICRP)

a nongovernmental organization founded in England in 1928 to provide general guidance on the safe use of radiation sources, including appropriate protective measures and codes of practice for medical radiology. The ICRP was originally established as a source of information about the hazards of x-rays and radium in medicine but was reorganized in 1950 to include effects of nuclear energy.

ICRP

International Commission on Radiological Protection
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People of these areas have taken a sigh of relief and thanked Supreme Court of Pakistan and ICRP for sealing illegal stone crushing plants.
ICRP draft report for consultation: Ethical foundations of the system of radiological protection.
Bu farkin, yazilimlarda kullanilan fantomlar arasindaki farklilik ve meme dokusu agirlik faktorunun ICRP 103'te tavsiye edilen son duzenlemeyle 0,05'ten 0,12'ye cikartilmasindan kaynaklanabilecegini dusunuyoruz.
The leading argument in favor of this model is that it is the most conservative and therefore, the most humane (BEIR VII, 2005; ICRP, 2005).
12) ICRP Committee on Radiological Safety in the Marshall Islands.
ICRP has also given organ-specific permissible limits for radiation exposure.
As a consequence, areas within Fukushima prefecture were categorized into three zones based on the dose ranges of ICRP recommendation:
7) The effective dose limit for medical exposure recommended by the ICRP for the public is 1 mSv per year, and not exceeding 5 mSv over 5 years.
1) Busby, Scientific Secretary of the European Committee on Radiation Risk (ECRR), points out that the ICRP model "deals with radiation exposure from all sources in the same way, as if it were external to the body," (2) and then takes this dose and multiplies it by a risk factor based on the high acute external doses of the atomic-bomb survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The ICRP calculates cancer risk by comparing radiation exposures with the amount of gamma radiation received by survivors of the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.