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Author National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Scientific Committee 46-17 on Operational Health Physics.

Title Radiation protection in educational institutions : recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Published Bethesda, MD : National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 155 pages) : illustrations
Series NCRP report ; no. 157
NCRP report ; no. 157
Contents ""Cover""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""1. Executive Summary""; ""2. Introduction""; ""3. Radiation Basics and Protection""; ""3.1 Ionizing Radiation""; ""3.1.1 Decay of Radioactive Atoms""; ""3.1.2 Machines""; ""3.2 Nonionizing Radiation""; ""3.3 Penetration of Ionizing Radiation""; ""3.3.1 Alpha Particles""; ""3.3.2 Beta Particles""; ""3.3.3 X and Gamma Rays""; ""3.3.4 Neutrons""; ""3.3.5 Other Charged Particles""; ""3.3.6 Radiation Quantities""; ""3.4 Sources of Ionizing-Radiation Exposure""; ""3.5 Health Effects of Ionizing-Radiation Exposure""; ""3.5.1 Deterministic""
""3.5.2 Cancer, Hereditary and Other""""3.5.3 Following Exposure In Utero""; ""3.6 Radiation Dose Limits""; ""3.6.1 Members of the Public""; ""3.6.2 Individuals Under 18 y of Age""; ""3.7 Basic Principles of Radiation Protection""; ""3.7.1 Dose Rate and Exposure Time""; ""3.7.2 Distance from the Source to the Individual""; ""3.7.3 Shielding""; ""3.7.4 Containment of Radioactive Material""; ""4. Types, Locations and Uses of Sources""; ""4.1 Types of Sources""; ""4.1.1 Naturally-Occurring Radioactive Material""; ""4.1.2 Human-Produced Radioactive Material""
""4.1.3 Radiation-Producing Equipment""""4.1.4 Legacy Sources""; ""4.2 Locations and Uses of Sources""; ""4.2.1 General Teaching Programs""; ""4.2.2 Biological Sciences""; ""4.2.3 Chemistry""; ""4.2.4 Geological and Earth Sciences""; ""4.2.5 Physics""; ""4.2.6 Engineering""; ""4.2.7 History, Arts and Media Programs""; ""4.2.8 Agricultural and Animal Sciences""; ""4.2.9 Student Health""; ""4.2.10 Facilities Management""; ""4.2.11 Other Potential Sources""; ""5. Legal and Regulatory Responsibilities""; ""5.1 Introduction""; ""5.2 Radioactive-Material Licenses""
""5.2.1 U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission""""5.2.2 Agreement States""; ""5.2.3 States""; ""5.2.4 Occupational Safety and Health Administration""; ""5.2.5 Exempt Radioactive Material""; ""5.2.6 General Licenses""; ""5.2.7 Specific Licenses""; ""5.2.8 Responsibilities Accompanying a License""; ""5.2.9 Determining Need and Type of License""; ""5.3 Ionizing Radiation-Producing Machines""; ""5.4 Nonionizing Radiation-Producing Machines""; ""6. Administrative Responsibilities""; ""6.1 Responsible Administrator""; ""6.2 Responsible Individual""; ""6.3 Scope of the Radiation Safety Program""
""7. Radiation Safety Program Management""""7.1 Radioactive-Material Safety Program""; ""7.1.1 Specific License""; ""7.1.2 Radiation Safety Oversight Program""; ""7.1.3 Security of Radioactive Material""; ""7.2 Ionizing Radiation-Producing-Machine Program""; ""7.3 Nonionizing-Radiation Safety Program""; ""7.3.1 Common Sources""; ""7.3.2 Elements of a Safety Program""; ""7.3.3 Laser Safety Program""; ""8. Check Lists for Responsible Administrator and Responsible Individual""; ""Appendix A. Additional Information on Radioactive Material and Radiation-Producing Equipment""
Notes "June 25, 2007."
"Prepared by Scientific Committee 46-17 on Operational Health Physics"--Preface
Supersedes NCRP Report No. 32, Radiation Protection in Educational Institutions
Bibliography "NCRP publications": pages 135-145
Includes bibliographical references (pages 117-125) and index
Subject Radiation Protection -- methods.
Radiation Injuries -- prevention & control.
Safety Management.
School Health Services -- standards.
Radiation injuries -- United States -- Prevention -- Standards.
Radiation -- Safety measures -- Standards -- United States.
School facilities -- Health aspects -- United States.
School facilities -- Standards -- United States.
United States.
Genre/Form Guideline.
Form Electronic book
Author National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.
ISBN 0929600940
143563084X (electronic bk.)
1601195419 (electronic bk.)
9780929600949
9781435630840 (electronic bk.)
9781601195418 (electronic bk.)