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Document ID (ISN)102304
CIS number 03-1359
ISSN - Serial title 0947-434X - Strahlenschutz Praxis
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Beck T., Brandmaier P., Ettenhuber E., Franke P., Gellermann R., Hentzschel R., Hermann E., Just G., Ludwig T., von Philipsborn H., Schraube H., Schwedt J., Weiß A., Weiß D.
Title Radiation exposure from natural sources: How much protection do we really need?
Original title Strahlenexpositionen aus natürlichen Quellen: Eine neue Aufgabe für den Strahlenschutz? [in German]
Bibliographic information 2002, Vol.8, No.4, p.3-45. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract The new provisions of Part 3 of the German Ordinance on protection against the effects of ionizing radiation (StrlSchV, see CIS 03-1042) limit for the first time exposures to natural sources of radiation. However, the scope of the ordinance is limited to occupational activities that could give rise to increases in radioactive contamination or to exposure to radiation. This collection of articles presents an overview of the requirements and the radioprotection measures applicable to the new areas concerned, with an emphasis on water treatment, radon-containing thermal springs and long-haul flights.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; Germany; legal aspects; radiation protection
Descriptors (secondary) radon; radon daughters; comment on directive; air transport; public water supply; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation