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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The team identified a good practice in the NNRAs routine training for news media to inform them about its processes and decisions as well as the possible radiation risks associated with facilities and activities.
Using findings of the many studies of the health impacts from the 1986 Chernobyl accident, a team and Ukrainian scientists grapple with the problem of estimating radiation risks as a result of the thyroid exposure to radioactive iodine.
Additionally, physicians' themselves may lack awareness of the radiation risks and rising incidence of medico-legal issues.
The research informs healthcare professionals about the many radiation risks arising from commonly performed cardiovascular surgeries and procedures.
There is little doubt about the radiation risks associated with CT imaging, and in particular the use of pan CT.
Donald Urquhart, the ONR's programme director, who insisted the risk of an emergency is low, said: "Our recent assessment of the radiation risks and hazards from the Wylfa site confirm that, as expected, the overall radiation risks to the public have decreased since the reactor ceased operating in December 2015.
Ghloum added that the labs of his department are divided into two parts; one for protecting environment from radiation risks and another for assessing and analyzing the radiation levels.
Sadly, and frighteningly, very recent studies reveal that radiology workers (physicians, including those in training, technologists, and others) have poor knowledge about radiation risks, with technologists (those who work daily directly with the equipment that generates X-rays) having the lowest knowledge level.
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.

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