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Document ID (ISN)23161
CIS number 75-1002
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Title Radiation protection in educational institutions.
Bibliographic information NCRP Report No.32, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, P.O. Box 30175, Washington, D.C. 20014, USA, 1 May 1973. 56p. Illus. 15 ref. Price: US-$2.00.
Abstract This report provides information on the hazards involved in the use of radiation-producing equipment or radioactive material in science demonstrations and experiments, and recommendations on the means of protection. Following biological considerations, there are 3 chapters on radiation sources used in schools, basic principles of radiation protection, and the radiation protection programme. Appendices contain definitions of radiation units and terms as well as findings of a survey and a radiation safety check sheet.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radiation protection; educational institutions; USA; radioactive substances; radiation equipment and processes
Descriptors (secondary) x-ray equipment; radioactive sources; containment; radiation shielding; genetic effects; check lists; personnel monitoring; permissible radiation doses; biological effects; directive; radiation monitoring
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Teaching and educational institutions
Ionizing radiation