chapter  32
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Application of Radiation Protection Principles to Accident Management

Introduction ....................................................................................................................................449 Accidental Exposure ......................................................................................................................449 Intervention ....................................................................................................................................450 Limitation of Occupational Exposure in Emergencies .................................................................450 Dose Limits and Overexposure .....................................................................................................450 References ......................................................................................................................................452

Radiological protection is primarily concerned with procedures and practices to control exposures to ionizing radiation in a way that provides an appropriate standard of protection without unduly limiting benefits of the uses of radiation.