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Document ID (ISN)57742
CIS number 92-631
ISSN - Serial title 0017-9078 - Health Physics
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Eheman C., Carson B., Rifenburg J., Hoffman D.
Title Occupational exposure to radon daughters in Mammoth Cave National Park
Bibliographic information June 1991, Vol.60, No.6, p.831-835. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract Exposure records for Mammoth Cave National Park employees were reviewed in order to: (1) better characterise the population of employees who work in caves; (2) compare the exposure patterns of cave workers with those of underground miners; (3) determine whether or not new National Park Service guidelines were needed to ensure that cave workers are not exposed to levels higher than those permitted for underground miners.
Descriptors (primary) radon daughters; permissible radiation doses; underground work
Descriptors (secondary) USA; Kentucky; comparative study; limitation of exposure; exposure records; underground mining
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Inorganic substances
Radon