Protective measures for personnel

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This document addresses radiation protection concerns for workers in the experimental laboratories and production plants where nuclear fission piles are being used. A broad in-depth discussion is provided based with the experiences gained in the Manhattan Project and being applied to contemporary activities. Discussion is thorough and encompasses control of external irradiations including alpha, beta, gamma, and neutron radiations; and control of radioactivity within the body by control of inhalation, ingestion, and entrance through skin or wounds. General measures for the control of radiation hazards is addressed by provision of clothing and waste disposal. An Appendix 1 is entitled General ... continued below

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Nickson, J.J. December 13, 1946.

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This document addresses radiation protection concerns for workers in the experimental laboratories and production plants where nuclear fission piles are being used. A broad in-depth discussion is provided based with the experiences gained in the Manhattan Project and being applied to contemporary activities. Discussion is thorough and encompasses control of external irradiations including alpha, beta, gamma, and neutron radiations; and control of radioactivity within the body by control of inhalation, ingestion, and entrance through skin or wounds. General measures for the control of radiation hazards is addressed by provision of clothing and waste disposal. An Appendix 1 is entitled General Rules and Procedures Concerning Activity Hazards.

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OSTI as DE95013634

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  • Other Information: PBD: 13 Dec 1946

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  • Other: DE95013634
  • Report No.: CH--3763
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/121977 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 121977
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624550

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Nickson, J.J. Protective measures for personnel, report, December 13, 1946; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624550/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.