Guidance for protecting aircrew from the effects of cosmic radiation

Source: CAA - UK

This guidance is provided by the UK Civil Aviation Authority. Its currently based on the Directive 96/29 Euratom, although the 2013 Directive does not make any significant changes in advice. The guidance explains cosmic radiation, outlines potential doses, provides considerations for occupational exposure and outlines acceptable means of compliance.

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Radiation is one of the important factors in evolution. It causes mutation, and some level of mutation is actually good for evolution

– David Grinspoon -