Radiation Protection Rules of Thumb & FAQ

A set of radiation protection rules of thumb covering brief guides, frequently asked questions (FAQ), equations or principles, hints and tips for use in the workplace. Use with care (and always with consultation from a Radiation Protection Adviser).

  • What is RPS training?

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • What are the four main practical principles of radiation protection?

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  • What is radiation Skyshine - and does it matter to me?

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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    • Skyshine
    • Radiation Shielding
    • Radiation scatter
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  • Can radiation be passed from person to person?

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  • What materials can block ionising radiation?

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • Can I become contaminated by radiation?

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The definition of 'safe' is not strictly an engineering term; it's a societal term. Does it mean absolutely no loss of life? Does it mean absolutely no contamination with radiation? What exactly does 'safe' mean?

– Henry Petroski -