radioactive material


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radioactive material

Radiation A substance that contains unstable–radioactive–atoms that give off radiation as they decay. See Radioactive decay.
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The analyst from the X-ray lab also is certified in radioactive material and proceeds to the site with a handheld detection unit.
By combining theory and practice, the course enabled me to learn how to apply the key provisions in the IAEA guidance on security of radioactive material and associated facilities, said Natalya Romanova, Researcher at the Nuclear Safety Laboratory at the Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kazakhstans Ministry of Energy.
"If this canister includes radioactive material ...
The great majority of the radioactive material will stay in the North Pacific, with very little crossing south of the Equator in the first decade.
Moscow authorities found 14kg of highly radioactive material, including various metal objects, parts of equipment components, a radon battery and radioactive soil in the residence of a 35-year-old professor.
A safe containing radioactive material at the Dabaa nuclear power plant was seized while another safe containing radioactive material was broken open and part of its contents taken, the newspaper said.
Monitoring has been undertaken by both Sepa and the Ministry of Defence, with radioactive material being periodically removed.
Security measures keep terrorists from obtaining radioactive material. Terrorists use a weakly radioactive material that causes little contamination.
Summary: BEIRUT(Cihan) -- The International Atomic Energy(IAEA) removed some radioactive material on Thursday from Lebanon.
The firm AEA Technology - which is a privatised arm of the UK Atomic Energy Authority - has admitted a series of breaches of Health and Safety regulations, the Ionising Radiations Regulations and the Radioactive Material (Road Transport) Regulations.
The firm receives, sorts and distributes high- and low-level radioactive material for medical and pharmaceutical companies.
RADIOACTIVE material has been found dumped in a Midland street, sparking a health scare, the Sunday Mercury can reveal today.

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