radiation accident


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radiation accident

Undesired excessive exposure to ionizing radiation.
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Experience from previous radiation accidents shows that in the population from affected regions negative effects on mental health by far surpass the immediate health effects (Becker, 2001; Havenaar, 1996, IAEA, 1988, 1998; Nenot, 2009).
She's fertile, he's not -- due to a radiation accident that cut his sperm count.
NIST will assist in validating a dosimetric study of a large-scale radiation accident in the former Soviet Union.
His death was the first in Japan from a nuclear-plant radiation accident.
The incident follows Japan's worst radiation accident last Thursday.
He said he helped his Royal Navy colleagues in a radiation accident on a nuclear submarine and later developed lung cancer as a result.
The psycho-social effects of a radiation accident can lead to problems ranging from psychoses in individuals to regional prejudices aimed at affected populations.
The super-big bug, commonly depicted as the victim of a radiation accident, is a physiological impossibility, Berenbaum asserts.
Finding no mention of radiation accident patients, they called me for assistance.
BARDA is seeking additional proposals for products that potentially could treat illness and injury from high levels of radiation, as well as improved diagnostic tools to measure the radiation dose a person has absorbed after a nuclear detonation or radiation accident.
The subject of the tender is to create a comprehensive system of documents, procedures and criteria for dealing with recovery territory after radiation accident, including the establishment of rules and measures in the field of radiation protection for people and the environment, the impact on critical infrastructure, rules for action plans to the affected area, in accordance with requirements of the legislation of the Czech Republic and the EU and with other international requirements (IAEA).
Japan has boosted fuel imports for thermal power generation, as the country's 48 commercial reactors are currently offline in the wake of the radiation accident in March 2011 at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.