Risks and Challenges of Radiation Exposure at Work

Risks and Challenges of Radiation Exposure at Work

28 November 2014

Millions of workers are routinely exposed to ionizing radiation on the job. The need to more adequately protect these workers and to reiterate the need for the doses they receive to be as low as reasonably achievable, is the main thrust behind the International Conference on Occupational Radiation Protection: Enhancing the Protection of Workers—Gaps, Challenges and Developments.

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16 November 2014

Seawater Sampling in Fukushima: IAEA and Japanese Experts Conduct Joint Mission

Seawater Sampling in Fukushima: IAEA and Japanese Experts Conduct Joint Mission

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The Earth's environment is in constant threat: from climate change, natural catastrophes, pollution, and ecological damage resulting from various man-made activities, including accidental or intentional release of radioactivity. The ability to accurately measure the impact of these adverse environmental effects is crucial not only in determining the extent of damage but also to assist in remediating their effects.

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In June 2014, the IAEA helped Montenegro to prepare over 90 radioactive sources for safe and secure storage. These sealed sources were contained in devices that were used primarily for lightning rods.

Conditioning of Radioactive Sources in Montenegro - IAEA Mission in June 2014 View Essay →


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Topics in Focus

Radioactive Waste Management
IAEA Action Plan on Nuclear Safety
Cancer Care and Control
Nuclear Power: Status and Outlook
Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Nuclear Security: New Directions for 21st Century

Last update: 28 November 2014