- Conference date: 07–12 October 2007
- Location: Buzios, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
The European Directive 96/29/EURATOM and its transposition into national legislation demands the application of radiation protection measures if the presence of radon and radon decay products leads to significant increase in exposures of workers. Irish legislation further demands that laboratories carrying out radon measurements operate a high level quality assurance programme. As a result of a reconnaissance survey regular measurements of show cave guides have been made in order to assess exposure to radon in such workplaces and to ascertain that the limits set for radon are not exceeded. In 2000, an action level of was established. Doses in the range 0.3–12.0 mSv have been estimated for workers for the period 2001–2006.
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