radiation risks

radiation risks

the risks to health posed by exposure to radiation. Sources of exposure are both natural and artificial (for example, medical and occupational). See: background radiation.
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These standards are applicable throughout the entire lifetime of all facilities and activities existing and new utilized for the peaceful purposes, and for protective actions to reduce radiation risks.
Tracerco managing director Andy Hurst says: 'Our key focus for our new Observa fixed area monitoring is to help our customers combat potential radiation risks in line with the ongoing regulatory drive for safer working practices.
The SEC chief executive briefed the members on the contingency plan to handle nuclear radiation risks which was worked out in co-operation with the International Energy Agency.
The Chief Executive of the Supreme Environment Council briefed the members on the national and regional contingency plan to handle nuclear radiation risks which was worked out in cooperation with the International Energy Agency.
The projects will include raise of awareness of local population about radiation risks, creation of regular environmental monitoring system, rehabilitation of socio-economic infrastructure, development of entrepreneurship through small grant program.
The research will employ new experimental approaches in understanding space radiation risks of cancer, heart and circulatory disease and long-term cognitive function.
Another two-thirds of the patients understood CT scans involve radiation, but less than half of those had learned about radiation risks from their doctor.
The "Dunav" system was created to solve problems with the processing of liquid radioactive waste generated during the decommissioning of the four VVER 440-230 units of Kozloduy NPP and to reduce radiation risks in the storage of this type of waste.
Uncertainties in the estimation of radiation risks and probability of disease causation; recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.
In a statement, the five-member commission admitted the country has "intentionally avoided explicit discussions about the potential risks accompanying nuclear power generation" and ended up not working sufficiently to compile specific measures to protect people from radiation risks.
Radiation's cancer risks may be worth the risk in treating cancer, but radiation risks from diagnostics change the equation, especially if a diagnosis can be made by a non-cancer-causing imaging technique, or through the almost-lost art of the physical exam.
Communicators of military radiation risk share all of the common challenges of anyone conveying radiation risks.

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