The NCRP Considerations on Levels of Negligible Risk
NCRP’s Committee 1, under the chairmanship of George Casarett, has approached the de minimis question from the standpoint of risk. In the document approved by the council there is a recognition that even with the prudent assumption of a linear relationship between risk and dose, there must exist a risk and its attendant dose that is negligible (NCRP 1987).
KeywordsAnnual Risk Natural Risk Negligible Risk Fatality Risk Natural Background Radiation
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