Occupational health physics at a fusion reactor

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Future generation of electrical power using controlled thermonuclear reactors will involve both traditional and new concerns for health protection. A review of the problems associated with exposures to tritium and magnetic fields is presented with emphasis on the occupational worker. The radiological aspects of tritium, inventories and loss rates of tritium for fusion reactors, and protection of the occupational worker are discussed. Magnetic fields in which workers may be exposed routinely and possible biological effects are also discussed. (auth)

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Shank, K.E.; Easterly, C.E. & Shoup, R.L. January 1, 1975.

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Future generation of electrical power using controlled thermonuclear reactors will involve both traditional and new concerns for health protection. A review of the problems associated with exposures to tritium and magnetic fields is presented with emphasis on the occupational worker. The radiological aspects of tritium, inventories and loss rates of tritium for fusion reactors, and protection of the occupational worker are discussed. Magnetic fields in which workers may be exposed routinely and possible biological effects are also discussed. (auth)

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  • 9. topical symposium on operational health physics, Denver, Colorado, USA, 9 Feb 1976

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  • Report No.: CONF-760202--9
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Shank, K.E.; Easterly, C.E. & Shoup, R.L. Occupational health physics at a fusion reactor, article, January 1, 1975; Tennessee. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc866492/: accessed November 14, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.