Document Details


Title:
MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE LEVELS OF RADIATION EXPOSURE TO MAN
Subject Terms:
RADIATION DOSES; ICRP; DOSE LIMITS; RECOMMENDATIONS; CRITERIA; MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE
Document Location:
Location - NNSA/NSO Nuclear Testing Archive Address - P.O. Box 98521 City - Las Vegas State - NV Zip - 89193-8521 Phone - (702)794-5106 Fax - (702)862-4240 Email - CIC@NV.DOE.GOV
Document Type:
REPORT
Publication Date:
1956 Dec 06
Declassification Status:
Never classified
Document Pages:
0006
Accession Number:
NV0025030
OpenNet Entry Date:
1994 Aug 26
Description/Abstract:
THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON RADIATION PROTECTION (NCRP) PROPOSES THAT TH E MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE DOSE (MPD) WEEKLY LIMIT FOR CONTROLLED AREAS REM AIN AT .3REM, WITH A 13-WEEK DOSE LIMIT OF 3REM. THE MPD ACCUMULATED A T ANY AGE, N, EQUALS 5(N-18) REM. THE NCRP SETS 25 REM AS THE EMERGENC Y DOSE TO THE WHOLE BODY. THE MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE FOR THE POP ULATION AS WHOLE FROM ALL SOURCES OF RADIATION SHALL NOT EXCEED 14 MIL LION REM PER MILLION OF POPULATION OVER THE PERIOD FROM CONCEPTION TO AGE 30.


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