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Document ID (ISN)57802
CIS number 92-635
ISSN - Serial title Polish Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Domański T.
Title Measurement systems and indices of miners' exposure to radon daughter products in the air of mines
Bibliographic information 1990, Vol.3, No.4, p.375-390. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract This paper presents the classification of measurement systems that may be used for the assessment of miners' exposure to radiation in mines. The following systems are described: the Air Sampling System, the Environmental Control System, the Individual Dosimetry System, the Stream Monitoring System and the Exhaust Monitoring System. The following parameters of the working environments of miners were determined: average expected concentration, average observed concentration, average expected exposure cumulation rate, average observed exposure cumulation rate, and average effective exposure cumulation rate. Mathematical formulae for determining all these indicators, acccording to the type of measurement system used in particular mines, are presented. The reliability of assessment of miners' exposure in particular measurement systems, as well as the role of the possible reference system, are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; radon; mining industry; exposure evaluation; radiation monitoring; radon daughters
Descriptors (secondary) Poland; radioactive substances; physical hazards; mathematical models; determination in air
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Mining and quarrying
Inorganic substances
Ionizing radiation