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Título: Exposure assessment to ionizing radiation in the manufacture of phosphate fertilizer
Autor: Estevez, J. Gil
Nunes, Fernando D.
Palavras-chave: Ionizing Radiation
Fertilizer Manufacturing Industry
Data: 2014
Editora: CRC Press- Taylor & Francis Group
Citação: ESTEVEZ, J. Gil; NUNES, Fernando M. D. Oliveira – Exposure assessment to ionizing radiation in the manufacture of phosphate fertilizer. In Occupational Safety and Hygiene II. Florida : CRC Press- Taylor & Francis Group, 2014. ISBN: 978-1-315-77352-0. P. 645-650.
Resumo: Present study develops and implements a specific methodology for the assessment of health risks derived from occupational exposure of workers to ionizing radiation in the fertilizer manufacturing industry. Negative effects on the health of exposed workers are identified, according to the types and levels of exposure to which they are subject, namely an increase of the risk of cancer even with long term exposure to low level radiation. Ionizing radiation types, methods and measuring equipment are characterized. The methodology developed in a case study of a phosphate fertilizer industry is applied, assessing occupational exposure to ionizing radiation caused by external radiation and the inhalation of radioactive gases and dust.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/4858
ISBN: 978-1-315-77352-0
Aparece nas colecções:ISEL - Eng. Electrotécn. - Comunicações

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