publication . Article . 2019

Ensuring radiation safety at the FIFA World Cup 2018

K. A. Saprykin; A. V. Gromov; S. A. Ivanov;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2019 Journal: Radiacionnaâ Gigiena, volume 12, issue 3, pages 106-113
  • Publisher: Saint-Petersburg Research Institute of Radiation Hygiene after Professor P.V. Ramzaev
Abstract
<jats:p>The paper presents the activities of Rospotrebnadzor to ensure radiation safety in the framework of nuclear and radiation terrorism counteractions during the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. One of the main activities of Rospotrebnadzor was to ensure radiation safety of food and drinking water. This task was solved by placing stationary radiation monitoring systems and organizing of continuous radiation monitoring of all foodstuffs and drinking water incoming to all sports facilities. In addition, selective radiation monitoring of samples of cooked food and drinking water at the catering facilities of the stadiums was organized. The second important activi...
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free text keywords: radiation safety, monitoring, nuclear terrorism counteractions, fifa world cup 2018, massive sporting event, lcsh:Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, lcsh:R895-920, lcsh:Radioactivity and radioactive substances, lcsh:QC794.95-798, Business, Radiological weapon, Emergency situations, Radiation monitoring, ALARM, Cooked food, Ionizing radiation, Medical emergency, medicine.disease, medicine
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