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Document ID (ISN)23737
CIS number 75-1607
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nelson I.C., Parker H.M.
Title A further appraisal of dosimetry related to uranium mining health hazards.
Bibliographic information HEW Publication No.(NIOSH)74-106, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Post Office Building, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202, USA, Apr. 1974. 106p. Illus. 48 ref.
Abstract Contents: introduction; characterisation of mine atmosphere; lung model and breathing patterns; deposition of active material in the respiratory system; regional translocation and equilibrium activities; target tissue and dose; subjective basis of dose comparisons; conclusions and recommendations. Appendices are devoted to: radon (222) decay scheme; comparison of lung models; regional translocation and equilibrium activities; development of dose; dose equations and calculated results; subjective dose calculation, etc., much of this information being given in tabular form.
Descriptors (primary) radon daughters; radioactive substances; uranium mining; personnel monitoring; aerosols
Descriptors (secondary) respiratory system; USA; report; radon; mathematical analysis; particle dynamics; exposure evaluation; tests on models; absorbed dose; lung deposition
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Radon
Mining and quarrying
Inorganic substances