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Document ID (ISN)22958
CIS number 75-715
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Title Radiation protection in uranium mines.
Bibliographic information ANSI N.13.8-1973, American National Standards Institute, 1430 Broadway, New York, N.Y. 10018, USA, 18 July 1973. 22p. Illus. 38 ref. Price: US-$5.00.
Abstract This standard, sponsored by Atomic Industrial Forum, is intended to draw attention to minimum requirements for the protection of miners from overexposure to radiation and radioactive dust and gases in uranium mines. It also suggests control procedures as a guide for management and the competent authorities and agencies in the field of radiological safety in the mining of ores. Sections are devoted to: definitions; external exposure; concentration guide for radioisotopes in air; air sampling for radon daughters and radon; interpretation of air samples; sampling patterns for control purposes; record keeping for individual cumulative exposures; control measures (ventilation, inactive areas, drinking water); protective equipment (respirators); smoking; management and employees' responsibility; procedures for measuring radiation, etc.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radiation protection; uranium mining; radioactive substances; USA
Descriptors (secondary) radon; radon daughters; exposure records; responsibilities; determination in air; standard; air sampling
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Radon
Mining and quarrying
Ionizing radiation