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Document ID (ISN)46168
CIS number 86-994
ISSN - Serial title 0033-8451 - Radioprotection
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leclerq J.
Title Radioprotection in the nuclear power plants of Electricité de France
Original title La radioprotection dans les centrales nucléaires d'Electricité de France [in French]
Bibliographic information 1985, Vol.20, No.3, p.285-298.
Abstract Methods and results of radioprotection in the generating stations of the French national electric company (EDF): collective dosimetry and comparison with foreign practice; personal dosimetry; exposure as a function of the operating status of the plant, the source of exposure, the activity during which exposure occurred and the actual employer of the exposed person (some tasks are performed by workers who are not EDF employees); ways of reducing exposure at certain points (chemistry of the primary circuit, cold shut-down, condition of the surfaces of the steam generators, use of special equipment, zircaloy fuel elements, systematic integration of radioprotection in plant operations. Statistical studies show a correlation between total exposure and an index of reactor activity. The costs of radioprotection are also mentioned.
Descriptors (primary) nuclear power stations; radiation protection
Descriptors (secondary) dosimetry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Power generation and distribution
Ionizing radiation