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Integrated exposure-monitoring

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This paper outlines briefly the history of radiation protection, touches on some of the early incidents of overexposure, describes monitoring (detection and measurement) methods and the development of standards for health protection, and compares the monitoring of radioactive materials to that of nonradioactive toxic chemicals. The authors suggest that the lessons learned from the radiation experience will be helpful in dealing with the current problems of hazardous chemicals. *** DIRECT SUPPORT *** AZ802019 00005

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Costa, C., Douglas, G. Integrated exposure-monitoring. Environ Monit Assess 2, 105–114 (1982). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00399159

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Keywords

  • Radiation
  • Environmental Management
  • Toxic Chemical
  • Current Problem
  • Radiation Protection