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Document ID (ISN)111075
CIS number 10-0704
ISBN(s) 92-0-115003-2
Year 2004
Convention or series no. IAEA Safety Standards Series Safety Guide No. RS-G-1.6
Title Occupational radiation protection in the mining and processing of raw materials
Bibliographic information International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wagramerstrasse 5, P.O. Box 100, 1400 Wien, Austria, 2004. 95p. 26 ref. Price: EUR 21.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access IAEA_Safety_Standards_Series_Safety_Guide_No. RS-G-1.6.pdf [in English]
Abstract This guide updates previous guidance and extends its coverage to include activities involving all raw materials for which radiation protection measures need to be considered, as well as additional guidance on authorization of mining and processing activities, inspection and compliance. Its main purpose is to provide practical guidance on meeting the requirements of the basic safety standards as they relate to the radiation protection of workers in the mining and processing of raw materials, and thus to facilitate the preparation and adoption, by Member States, of national and local regulations rules and work procedures in this area of industrial activity. It is aimed at regulatory bodies, operators of mines and mineral processing facilities, safety and health committees, workers and their representatives, and safety and health professionals.
Descriptors (primary) IAEA; radioactive substances; radiation monitoring; radiation protection; responsibilities of employers; mining industry
Descriptors (secondary) thorium and compounds; medical supervision; limitation of exposure; national organization; role of government; uranium mining; glossary
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Non-ionizing radiation
Mining and quarrying