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Document ID (ISN)56639
CIS number 91-1695
ISBN(s) 0-660-13752-6
Year 1990
Convention or series no. CCOHS/CCHST P90-20E
Title Current issues in radiation safety: A seminar
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1990. 82p. Illus.
Abstract This publication contains the proceedings of a seminar on radiation safety. The following topics are covered: introduction to both ionising and non-ionising radiation; an update on the safety issues concerning video display terminals (VDTs); a review of the relation between powerlines and cancer; radon gas; the hazards and benefits of nuclear power; radiation safety in uranium mines. Questions from the floor are included together with the speakers' responses.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; electromagnetic radiation; health hazards; non-ionizing radiation; radon
Descriptors (secondary) Canada; particulate radiation; visual display terminals; neoplasms; nuclear power stations; uranium mining; conference; overhead electric lines
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Radon
Inorganic substances
Non-ionizing radiation
Ionizing radiation