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Japanese workers were confined in contaminated room
13 June, 2017
The five workers exposed to airborne plutonium at Japan’s Oarai Research...
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Jamaica approves bill to regulate nuclear technology
Friday, July 24, 2015 The Jamaican Senate has approved a bill to regulate the use of nuclear technology and ionizing radiation, according to a government statement.

Lloyd's Register, SSM to improve emergency response tool
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Lloyd's Register Consulting is partnering with the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (SSM) to enhance the source term prediction software RASTEP and support the decision-making...

US nuclear bodies submit comments on radiation protection
Wednesday, August 06, 2014 Following a US Environmental Protection Agency proposal to revise Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Nuclear Power Operations (40 CFR 190) in February 2014, the...

No raised risk of cancer for residents near Sellafield and Dounreay - report
Thursday, July 24, 2014 Analysis of recent data suggests that children, teenagers and young adults currently living close to Sellafield and Dounreay are not at an increased risk of developing cancer....

ANSTO tests smartphone dosimeter app
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Scientists at the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation scientists have verified that Australian smartphone software Radioactivity Counter can indeed measure...

UNSCEAR study suggests Fukushima radiation health risks negligible
Thursday, April 03, 2014 A major study of irradiation caused by the Fukushima accident in March 2011 has found that almost everyone exposed to radiation are unlikely to have an increased risk of cancer. They...

Risk following exposure to radiation differs for adults and children, says UNSCEAR report
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Doses received by children and adults from the same source of ionizing radiation can have differing impacts, and therefore, should be considered separately in order to predict...

Despite reservations, US cancer risk pilot study goes ahead
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has started the initial planning step of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission-sponsored pilot study of cancer risks in populations around six...

'Very low' threat from UK nuclear plants says Irish radiation protection body
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

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