ANNUAL RADIATION DOSE LIMITS

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  • Occupational Radiation Workers
    • Total effective dose equivalent =5,000 mrem (5 rem),
    • and no individual organ dose greater than 50,000 mrem (50 rem)
    • Skin and extremities = 50,000 mrem (50 rem)
    • Exception: Lens of eye = 15,000 mrem (15 rem)
    • Embryo/Fetus (of radiation worker) = 500 mrem (0.5 rem) for gestation period

  • General Public
    • 100 mrem (0.1 rem) from all sources


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