The NCRP Considerations on Levels of Negligible Risk
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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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