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Control of Orphan Sources and Other Radioactive Material in the Metal Recycling and Production Industries

Specific Safety Guide

Spanish Edition
SSG-17

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Spanish STI/PUB/1509 978-92-0-344010-3
90 4 31.00 2013

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Accidents involving orphan sources and other radioactive material in the metal recycling and production industries have resulted in serious radiological accidents as well as in harmful environmental, social and economic impacts. This Safety Guide provides recommendations, the implementation of which should prevent such accidents and provide confidence that scrap metal and recycled products are safe.

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