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Document ID (ISN)102601
CIS number 03-1880
ISBN(s) 92-0-114003-7
Year 2003
Convention or series no. IAEA Safety Reports Series No.34
Title Radiation protection and the management of radioactive waste in the oil and gas industry
Bibliographic information International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wagramerstrasse 5, P.O. Box 100, 1400 Wien, Austria, 2003. 130p. Illus. 104 ref. Price of print edition: EUR 20.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
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Abstract This safety report documents the practical radiation protection and radioactive waste safety measures that are taken in the oil and gas industry in order to implement the requirements of the International Basic Safety Standards and the guidance provided in various safety guides. It also includes detailed information on training and supervision, radiation monitoring, decontamination methods and radioactive waste characterization. It is aimed at regulatory bodies, oil and gas field operators and service companies, workers and their representatives, health, safety and environmental protection professionals, and health and safety training officers.
Descriptors (primary) radiation protection; IAEA; plant safety and health organization; petroleum and natural gas industry; disposal of radioactive waste
Descriptors (secondary) report; decontamination; radiation monitoring; safety and health training; standard; safety officers; responsibilities; role of workers' organizations
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceIAEA
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Waste collection and disposal
Petroleum and natural gas industry