Implications in do simetry of the implementation of the revised dose limit to the lens of the eye
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In 2012, International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) established a Task Group to provide an assessment of the impact of the implementation of the ICRP-revised dose limit for the lens of the eye for occupational exposure. Associated Societies (ASs) of IRPA were asked to provide views and comments on the basis of a questionnaire addressing three principal topics: (i) implications for dosimetry, (ii) implications for methods of protection and (iii) wider implications of implementing the revised limits. A summary of the collated responses regarding dosimetry is presented and discussed. There is large agreement on the most critical aspects and difficulties in setting up an appropriate monitoring programme for the lens of the eyes. The recent international standards and technical documents provide guidance for some of the concerns but other challenges remain in terms of awareness, acceptance and practicalities.
CitationBroughton, J., Cantone, M. C., Ginjaume, M., Shah, B., Czarwinski, R. Implications in do simetry of the implementation of the revised dose limit to the lens of the eye. "Radiation protection dosimetry", 01 Abril 2015, vol. 164, núm. 1-2, p. 70-74.
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