Occupational Exposure To Ionizing Radiation

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  • Most personnel exposure to ionizing radiation is very low.
  • The average exposure received by Occupational Radiation Workers is approximately 200 mrem Deep Dose Equivalent (DDE) or 4% of the allowed DDE limits.
  • This exposure is less than the background radiation exposure each individual receives annually.
  • What are the concerns and risks associated with this low level exposure?
  • What exposure is considered 'SAFE?'


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