publication . Article . 2020

Review of radiation incidents in the territory of the Voronezh region

Yu. I. Stepkin; M. I. Chubirko; M. K. Kuzmichev; O. V. Klepikov; S. A. Eprintsev;
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  • Published: 03 Oct 2020 Journal: Radiacionnaâ Gigiena, volume 13, issue 3, pages 131-135
  • Publisher: Saint-Petersburg Research Institute of Radiation Hygiene after Professor P.V. Ramzaev
Abstract
The aim of the work was to characterize the radiation incidents that took place in the territory of the Voronezh region. Materials and methods. To prepare this article the stock data of the radiological laboratory of the Center for Hygiene and Epidemiology in the Voronezh Region for 2009-2018 was used. All measurements in the investigation of radiation incidents were carried out with the MKS-AT1117M dosimeter-radiometer which passed the state calibration. The equivalent dose rate of gamma radiation (μSv/h) was determined. Results. For the last 10 years, 8 radiation incidents were registered on the territory of the Voronezh region, which were related to domestic ...
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free text keywords: sources of ionizing radiation, radiation incidents, radiation safety, lcsh:Medical physics. Medical radiology. Nuclear medicine, lcsh:R895-920, lcsh:Radioactivity and radioactive substances, lcsh:QC794.95-798, Ionizing radiation, Rapid response, Radioactive source, Equivalent dose, International scale, Low activity, Medical emergency, medicine.disease, medicine, Environmental science, Radiological weapon
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