Unformatted text preview: 5-1Unit5 Other Radiological HazardsIn this unit you will learn:OSources of non-life threatening radiation that people are exposed to daily.OHazards associated with these sources.OMeasures used to protect against the hazards.INTRODUCTIONMany people are unaware that they are exposed to radiation on a continuing basis. By far, the greatestamount of radiation received by the world’s population comes from natural sources. There are also man-made sources of radiation that people are exposed to periodically that contribute to their overall dose. Thisunit introduces you to some of these other radiation sources that people are exposed to and the radiologicalhazards associated with some of them.This unit provides an introduction to the major sources of radiological hazards that are non-lifethreatening and are not associated with any type of emergency situation. This unit provides basicinformation on the measures that are taken on your behalf or which you can take to protect against some ofthese hazards. these hazards....
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2010 for the course MPA mpa1 taught by Professor Scotts during the Spring '10 term at Acton School of Business.
- Spring '10