Radiation Safety: Management And Programs by Haydee DomenechRadiation Safety: Management And Programs by Haydee Domenech

Radiation Safety: Management And Programs

byHaydee Domenech

Paperback | June 14, 2018

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This book discusses important fundamentals of radiation safety with specific details on dose units, calculations, measuring, and biological effects of ionizing radiation. The author covers different exposure situations and their requirements, and relevant legislation and regulations governing radiation safety. The book also examines radioactive waste management, the transport of radioactive materials, emergency planning and preparedness and various examples of radiation protection programs for industrial, medical, and academic applications.

Haydee Domenech has more than 40 years of Radiation Safety Expertise. She has worked at the Nuclear Research Institute, National Commission of Atomic Energy, Secretariat for Nuclear Affairs, and the Center for Radiological Protection and Hygiene in Havana, Cuba. She's experienced in development and implementation of Radiation Safety Pr...
Title:Radiation Safety: Management And ProgramsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:332 pagesPublished:June 14, 2018Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319826336

ISBN - 13:9783319826332


Table of Contents

What Does Ionizing Radiation Mean?.- Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation.- Radiation Sources: Benefits and Risks.- Basic Quantities and Units in Radiation Safety.- Measuring Instruments and Methods.- Dose Assessment.- Shielding.- Exposure Situations.- Regulations and Regulatory Control.- The Management System for Safety.- General Principles of Radiation Protection.- Occupational Radiation Protection.- Public Radiation Protection.- Radioactive Waste Management.- Transport of Radioactive Materials.- Emergency Exposure Situations.- Radiation Protection Program Details.