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Author National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements. Scientific Committee 87-4 on Management of Waste Metals Containing Radioactivity.

Title Managing potentially radioactive scrap metal : recommendations of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements
Published Bethesda, MD : National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 224 pages) : illustrations
Series NCRP report ; no. 141
NCRP report ; no. 141
Summary Annotation This report identifies the sources, inventories, and characteristics of potentially radioactive scrap metal, outlines management considerations concerning its handling, discusses the development of release standards, and offers its own recommendations. Specific consideration is given to issues of radiation protection and protection against orphan source contamination. Appendices examine metal-making technology and the detection and surveillance of radiation. A glossary defines key terms and lists relevant acronyms and abbreviations. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Notes "Issued November 19, 2002."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Metals -- adverse effects.
Radioactive Waste -- prevention & control.
Radiation Protection -- standards.
Waste Management -- standards.
Environmental health.
Environmental management.
Radiation -- Safety measures.
Radioactive substances -- Safety measures.
Radioactive waste disposal.
Radioactive wastes -- Management.
United States.
Genre/Form Practice Guideline.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0929600746
1429498951 (electronic bk.)
1601192266 (electronic bk.)
9781429498951 (electronic bk.)
9781601192264 (electronic bk.)