TITLE

ATOMIC NUMBERS

AUTHOR(S)
Maiello, Mark L.
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Dec2006, Vol. 50 Issue 12, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the need for first responders to assess radiation exposure and the tolerable levels of radiation dose. Human exposure doses can be measured using rad, the unit of radiation dose. Determining accurate radiation measurements in mrad/hour and then translating that dose into a total dose by estimating the length of exposure time is the most difficult for first responders.
ACCESSION #
23580911

 

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