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Document ID (ISN)18801
CIS number 73-1103
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Novak L.J., Panov D.
Title Polonium-210 in blood and urine of uranium mine workers in Yugoslavia
Bibliographic information Mar. 1972, Vol.33, No.3, p.192-196. Illus. 19 ref.
Abstract 88 uranium miners were studied to determine the correlation between the concentrations of atmospheric radon to which they were exposed and the concentrations of Polonium-210 in their blood and urine. Radon exposures were of the order of 7.5 x 10-10Ci/L, i.e. more than twice the MAC value. It was found that it is not possible to evaluate the total exposure of miners to radon and and its daughters by determining 210Po in the blood and urine while they are still exposed to 210Po.
Descriptors (primary) polonium and compounds; radon; determination in biological matter; determination in air; uranium mining
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; polonium; radioactive substances; underground mining; determination of concentration; human experiments; determination in blood; determination in urine; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Radon
Mining and quarrying
Inorganic substances