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Document ID (ISN)106169
CIS number 07-196
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bondéelle A., Delmotte H., Gauron C.
Title Radioactive hospital waste - Radiation under control
Original title Déchets hospitaliers radioactifs - Rayonnements sous contrôle [in French]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 2006, No.664, p.21-29. Illus. 16 ref.
Internet access$File/TS664page20.pdf?OpenElement [in French]
Abstract This collection of articles describes current practices and regulatory provisions in France governing the disposal of hospital radioactive waste. Topics addressed: regulatory trends; role of the competent person; flowchart of a hospital radioactive waste management system (sorting, storage, elimination) for liquid and solid wastes generated by health care activities contaminated by radioactive substances; training and information; glossary.
Descriptors (primary) radiation protection; France; hospitals; disposal of radioactive waste; radioactive substances
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; qualifications; information of personnel; responsibilities; glossary
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
Waste collection and disposal
Health care services