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Radiation protection in uranium and other mines a reportof Committee 4 of the International Commission on Radiological Protection; adopted by the Commission in March 1976. by International Commission on Radiological Protection. Committee 4.

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Published by Pergamon Press for the ICRP in Oxford .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Radiation -- Safety measures.,
  • Uranium mines and mining -- Safety measures.,
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Safety measures.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesAnnals of the ICRP -- 1,no.1, Publication / International Commission on Radiological Protection -- 24
The Physical Object
Pagination28p. ;
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14896291M
ISBN 100080215092
OCLC/WorldCa3636548

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diverse fields, such as mining law, environmental law, toxic and / or radioactive waste regulations, radiation protection at the work place, etc. Risk analysis and management The remediation of uranium mining and milling facilities is an activity that calls for the application of proper risk analysis and management at all stages of the process.   The uranium mining industry studied is located in Saelices el Chico in the western province of Salamanca and was the only uranium mine in Spain that was in production until Integrated Rn measurements were made in all cases by using nuclear-etched-track detectors (Landauer Inc., Glenwood, IL). The following material is taken verbatim from a World Nuclear Association (WNA) policy document “Sustaining Global Best Practices in Uranium Mining and Processing—Principles for Managing Radiation, Health and Safety, Waste and the Environment.” 1 The WNA is an international organization with the goal of promoting nuclear energy and a mission to seek to foster interaction among top. Guidance for other mining commodities As well as reports concentrating on uranium mining and milling, the Agency also publishes high-level standards for radiation protection in all industries, and specific guides for other mining in the Safety Reports Series (SRS): • Radiation Protection and NORM Residue Management in the.