radiation hazard


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radiation hazard

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚haz·ərd]
(medicine)
Health hazard arising from exposure to ionizing radiation.
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The research team decided not to address vector-borne diseases and radiation hazards (except for radon) because of lack of evidence that such exposure or anticipated health effects are present in the UAE.
They had concerns about radiation hazards in the densely populated part of town.
Thompson, Photometry--The CIE V([lambda]) Function and What Can be Learned from Photometry, Measurements of Optical Radiation Hazards--A Reference Book Based on Presentations Given on Optical Radiation Hazards, September 1-3, 1998, Gaithersburg, MD, ICNIRP 6/98, CIExOl6-1998 (1998) pp.
It also protects the public from residual radiation hazards.
MPs are demanding exclusion zones around mobile telephone masts to protect the public from radiation hazards.
Food & Water, a Vermont-based consumer group, doesn't buy the magic bullet theory, arguing that irradiation destroys nutrients while creating carcinogens and exposing workers at food processing plants to radiation hazards.
Our Director of Health Safety has spent some time over the last few years indoctrinating the Ohio State Workmen's Compensation Investigator assigned to our radiation cases in the various aspects of radiation hazards.
But we can extrapolate downward [from high radiation exposures, as in uranium mines] for radiation hazards.
The problem with industrial gauges in scrap is that the protective shielding (mostly lead encased in a steel jacket) may be damaged, shredded or removed from the radioactive source material, exposing personnel to radiation hazards.
The radiation from intense solar disturbances could disrupt radio and telephone communications, damage electronic systems in satellites, present radiation hazards to astronauts and aircraft passengers at high altitudes, and alter satellite orbits (SN: 7/2/88, p.
Material on microwave and RF systems includes wireless communications, radar, radiometry, and radiation hazards.
Basic and applied research will be conducted on optical radiation hazards expected in future combat scenarios with the view toward development of appropriate countermeasures.