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Document ID (ISN)23704
CIS number 75-1604
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vallario E.J.
Title Evaluation of radiation emergencies and accidents - Selected criteria and data.
Bibliographic information Technical Reports Series No.152, International Atomic Energy Agency, Kńrntner Ring 11, Postfach 590, 1011 Wien, Austria, 1974. 136p. Illus. 43 ref. Price: US-$6.00.
Abstract This manual is intended to provide a convenient reference to criteria and data which would be useful in evaluating the consequences of radiation emergencies and accidents. The data refer to: method of estimating environmental hazards from airborne releases; emergency dose assessment; controlling radioactive contamination; instrumentation, measurement and protection factors; miscellaneous data on radiation shielding; conversion factors; rules of thumb. They consist mainly of figures, nomograms and tables compiled from various sources. Particular attention is paid to the special needs of developing countries.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radioactive contamination of personnel; radiation accidents; nuclear power stations; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) hazard criteria; IAEA; radioactive substances; aerosols; manuals; decontamination; determination in air; respirators; dosimetry; air sampling; mathematical analysis; food contamination; radiation shielding
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Power generation and distribution
Ionizing radiation