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Ionising Radiation (Sealed Sources) Regulations 1969.

Ionising Radiation (Sealed Sources) Regulations 1969.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Promulgated by the Secretary of State for Employment under the Factories Act 1961.

SeriesStatutory Instruments. 1969 -- 808
ContributionsGreat Britain., Great Britain. Department of Employment.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21086670M
ISBN 100110908082
OCLC/WorldCa606235023

Radiation is energy in the form of waves of particles. There are two forms of radiation – non-ionizing and ionizing – which will be discussed in sections and , respectively. Non-ionizing radiation. Non-ionizing radiation has less energy than ionizing radiation; it does not possess enough energy to.)File Size: 1MB. Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine York: IPEM pp, ISBN: This book is the much awaited replacement for the old yellow `Guidance Notes' published in by the National Radiological Protection Board (NRPB). Since then nearly all Regulations covering the use of ionising radiation have been updated. The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM.

UV radiation is generally classified as non-ionizing radiation; however, in Figure , it appears to be on the cusp of non-ionizing and ionizing radiation. While most UV radiation is non-ionizing, radiation of higher frequency and higher energy is more powerful, and thus can be considered ionizing. Radiation (non-ionizing) Non-ionizing radiation is all around us and comes from both natural and human-made sources. It includes electric and magnetic fields, radio waves, microwaves, infrared, ultraviolet, and visible radiation. Workers can effectively limit their exposure to non-iodizing radiation by shielding and by keeping a safe distance.

These Regulations may be cited as the Radiological Protection Act (Ionising Radiation) Regulations Definitions 2. (1) In these Regulations: – “Absorbed dose” (D) is the energy absorbed per unit mass where is the mean energy imparted by ionising radiation to the matter in a . Ionizing Radiation. Ionizing radiation is radiation with enough energy so that during an interaction with an atom, it can remove tightly bound electrons from the orbit of an atom, causing the atom to become charged or ionized. Here we are concerned with only one type of radiation, ionizing radiation, which occurs in two forms - waves or particles.


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The probability of a harmful consequence (cancer) is related directly. Ionizing radiation is any type of particle or electromagnetic wave that carries enough energy to ionize or remove electrons from an atom.

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