Radiation Protection in Nuclear Energy (Sydney, 18-22 April 1988)

Proceedings Series - International Atomic Energy Agency

Subject Classification: 0609-Radiation protection

M STI/PUB/783; (ISBN:92-0-020388-4); € 87.00; Date Published: 1988

Proceedings of a conference, Sydney, Australia, 18–22 April 1988. The purpose of the conference was to exchange views on the principles of radiation protection, to highlight issues of current importance, to examine the problems encountered in applying the principles of radiation protection and, where possible, to identify generic solutions. The important topics covered were the interface between nuclear safety and radiation protection, practices exempted from regulatory control, a review of the dosimetry of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors, derived intervention levels and the experience gained from the Chernobyl and Goiânia accidents. An additional feature of the conference was the inclusion of two key discussion sessions on the linear dose–response relationship and on education and training in radiation protection. Contents: (Vol. 1) Opening session; Nuclear safety and radiation protection; Evolution of radiation protection principles; Regulation of radiation protection; Optimization and decision aiding; The dose–response relationship: Implications for nuclear energy; Panel 1. The dose–response relationship in practice: Problems and solutions.

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