Accession Number : ADA322058

Title :   Internal Radiation Hazards in Industry from the Use of Polonium in Static Eliminator Devices,

Corporate Author : TECHNICAL INFORMATION SERVICE (AEC) OAK RIDGE TN

Personal Author(s) : Bryan, Fred A. ; Silverman, Louis B.

PDF Url : ADA322058

Report Date : APR 1949

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A discussion of the internal radiation hazards arising from the use of Polonium in Static Eliminator devices. Special reference is made to the hazards in industry and to the hazards in the handling of these devices by personnel with little or no knowledge of handling and manipulation of radioactive materials. Reference is made to a specific survey of a plant planning to use such devices.

Descriptors :   *RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINATION, *STATIC ELIMINATORS, *POLONIUM, RADIATION PROTECTION, EXPOSURE(PHYSIOLOGY), RADIOACTIVE ISOTOPES, RADIUM, ALPHA PARTICLES, INHALATION, RADIATION INJURIES, NATURAL RADIOACTIVITY.

Subject Categories : Radiation Pollution and Control
      Nuclear Radiation Shield, Protection & Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE