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The use of radiation in research, medicine, and industry is highly regulated. Safety professionals working with radiation must possess not only a good understanding of science, but also of regulatory requirements. This book provides an introduction to radiation safety including basic radiation science, radiation safety practices and procedures, and federal or state regulations. References and examples of forms to be used for surveys, audits, or for other specific investigations are included. The information provided in this reference will benefit the RSO working in an academic, research, or medical facility. Content:• Front Matter • Table of Contents • 1. Introduction 2. Radiation, Radioisotopes, and Radioactivity 3. Radiation Quantities and Units 4. Biological and Health Effects of Radiation 5. Radiation Safety Instrumentation 6. Radiation Protection Principles and Practices 7. Operational Procedures for an Effective Radiation Safety Program 8. Emergency Procedures in Response to Radiation Incidents 9. Organization and Administration of a Radiation Safety Program 10. Employee Qualifications & Performance 11. Regulatory and Standard Organizations 12. Surveys, Audits, and Investigations 13. Transportation of Radioactive Materials Appendix: Examples of Radiation Safety Forms
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