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film badge

 [film baj]
a pack of radiographic film or films worn as a badge, used for the detection and approximate measurement of radiation exposure of personnel.

film badge

Radiation safety A dosimeter worn by radiation workers to monitor radiation exposure; FBs contain a piece of film that is darkened by radiation, and may contain filters which shield parts of the film from certain types of radiation. See Dosimetry.

film badge

(film baj)
Small packet of x-ray film and filters worn by radiation workers to monitor exposure to radiation on a monthly basis.
See also: pocket dosimeter, thermoluminescent dosimeter

film badge

A small light-tight container for a piece of photographic film which is carried, pinned to the clothing, by all staff in X-ray and radiotherapy departments. The films are regularly developed and a fogged film indicates that accidental exposure to radiation has occurred. The matter is then investigated.

film badge

(film baj)
Device consisting of a strip of photographic film in a lightproof envelope, worn by dentists and ancillary personnel to monitor occupational exposure to x-rays.
Synonym(s): radiation dosimeter.
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