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Document ID (ISN)25337
CIS number 76-1006
ISBN(s) 92-2-101504-1
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Title Radiation protection in mining and milling of uranium and thorium.
Original title Les problèmes de protection posés par l'extraction et le traitement de l'uranium et du thorium. [in French]
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Series No.32. International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1976. 350p. Illus. 328 ref. Price: SF.35.00.
Abstract Proceedings of a symposium organised by the ILO and the French Atomic Energy Commission, in co-operation with the World Health Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency, held at Bordeaux, France, 9-11 Sep. 1974. The texts of 22 papers and reports read at the symposium are reproduced in the original language (English or French) with summaries in Russian and Spanish. Discussions following the papers are summarised. An introductory report is followed by papers grouped under the following aspects of the problem: epidemiology, radiotoxicology; maximum permissible levels; technical and administrative radiation protection measures; monitoring in the working environment; medical surveillance, etc.
Descriptors (primary) radiation protection; ILO; uranium mining; IAEA; radioactive substances; WHO
Descriptors (secondary) plant health organization; determination in urine; ore concentration; France; radon; thorium; uranium; lung cancer; disposal of radioactive waste; radiation monitoring; permissible radiation doses; pneumotoxic effects; medical supervision; conference; radiation monitoring instruments
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Radon
Mining and quarrying
Ionizing radiation