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Radiation Safety of X Ray Generators and Other Radiation Sources Used for Inspection Purposes and for Non-medical Human Imaging

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-55
Specific Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/1852 ¦ 978-92-0-102219-6

110 pages ¦ 2 figures ¦ € 32.00 ¦ Date published: 2020

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This Safety Guide provides recommendations on specific safety measures to meet the requirements of IAEA Safety Standards Series No. GSR Part 3 and other relevant Safety Requirements publications on the use of X ray generators and other types of radiation sources that are used for inspection purposes and for non-medical human imaging. The recommendations provided are primarily for organizations that are authorized to use X ray generators and other types of radiation sources for such purposes, as well as for radiation protection experts, radiation protection officers and staff of regulatory bodies. The publication may also be of interest to designers and manufacturers of relevant X ray generators and sources.

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IAEA Safety Standards, Radiation Safety, X Ray Generators, Imaging, Radiation, Radioactive Substances, Inspection, Inspection Devices, Radiation Protection and Safety, Radiation Protection Principles, Graded Approach, Emergency Preparedness, Non-Medical Human Imagining, Safety, Security, Law Enforcement, Legal Proceedings, Insurance Concerns, Immigration Requirements, Global Security, Imagining Techniques

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