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Document ID (ISN)76689
CIS number 01-735
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG334
Health and Safety Executive
Title Working safely with ionising radiation: Guidelines for expectant or breastfeeding mothers
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Mar. 2001. 11p. 8 ref.
Abstract This booklet provides advice to expectant or breastfeeding mothers and to women contemplating the possibility of pregnancy working in the presence of ionizing radiation. It outlines the precautions that the employee can take herself, as well as the legal responsibilities of the employer. Contents include: legal dose limits in the United Kingdom; informing the employer; limiting exposure to radiations; precautions when breastfeeding.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; United Kingdom; training material; nursing mothers; responsibilities; expectant mothers
Descriptors (secondary) limitation of exposure; legislation; permissible radiation doses
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation
OSH training