publication . Article . 2019

Radon. Advanced regulatory approaches to public radiation protection

S. M. Kiselev; A. M. Marennyy; V. V. Romanov;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2019 Journal: Radiacionnaâ Gigiena, volume 12, issue 2, pages 94-102
  • Publisher: Saint-Petersburg Research Institute of Radiation Hygiene after Professor P.V. Ramzaev
Abstract
Currently in the Russian Federation the procedure for revision of the national regulatory documents (Radiation Safety Standards (NRB-99/2009) and Basic Sanitary Rules for Ensuring Radiation Safety (OS-PORB 99/2010) has been initiated. In this regard, the authors consider to discuss with the scientific community the necessity to provide amendments in the current Radiation Safety Standards concerning public radiation protection against natural radiation sources, in particular, radon. The main objective is to provide consistence existing national regulatory requirements with the modern international approaches set out in the ICRP and IAEA documents. In this regard,...
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free text keywords: nrb-99/2009, regulation, natural radiation sources, radon, thoron, equilibrium equivalent concentration, regional reference level, existing exposure situation, iaea, icrp, unscear, who, lcsh:Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, lcsh:R895-920, lcsh:Radioactivity and radioactive substances, lcsh:QC794.95-798, State policy, Legislature, Radiation protection, business.industry, business, Political science, Risk analysis (engineering), Radon, chemistry.chemical_element, chemistry, Safety standards, Russian federation, Radon mitigation
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