Selected Blog articles 2005-2018

Selected Blog articles from the old Ionactive website from 2005-2018. We will update this section and rotate articles on a regular basis.

  • Accident in industrial radiography - Ionactive Blog archive

    Published: Mar 16, 2019

      Tags:
    • Industrial Radiography
    • Accidents
    • radiation

    A radiographer was taking several radiographic shots on pipework at night - receives >50 Gy to the fingers and 7 Gy whole body dose. From the Ionactive blog archive.

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  • Overexposure of a worker (I-131) – Ionactive Blog archive

    Published: Mar 16, 2019

      Tags:
    • IAEA
    • I-131
    • Overexposure
    • Varskin 3

    A laboratory worker was contaminated with I-131 in a radiopharmaceutical company on February 28th, 2013. The worker was wearing two pairs of gloves and, when changing gloves, had noticed a break in the right inner glove, but not any obvious break in the outer latex glove. Later it would emerge that a significant overexposure had occurred. From the Ionactive blog archive.

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  • RPS Training Courses (Who attends?) – Part 1 – X-ray Security

    Published: Nov 13, 2018

      Tags:
    • RPS
    • Training
    • X-ray
    • Security

    Who attends RPS Training Courses? An article exploring potential delegates who work with x-ray security equipment. Are you looking for an RPS training course? If so, following this link to our RPS training pages.

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  • RPS Training Courses (Who attends?) – Part 2 – Quality Assurance (QA)

    Published: Nov 13, 2018

      Tags:
    • radiation
    • Quality
    • measurement
    • detection

    Who attends RPS Training Courses? An article exploring potential delegates who work with sources of ionising radiation used in quality assurance (QA). Are you looking for an RPS training course? If so, following this link to our RPS training pages.

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  • RPS Training - Being animated!

    Published: Nov 13, 2018

      Tags:
    • RPS
    • Radiation safety
    • Training

    I have been going through some pictures from past RPS training courses.

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