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Ventilation Cost Impact of Reduced Radon-daughter Working Levels.
Radiation Hazards in Mining: Control Measurement and Med Asp SME/AIME 1981 :1066-1070
Published information on costs of radon-daughter control in uranium mines was analyzed to develop estimates of the cost per ton for any level of radiation exposure control. All data were converted to 1967 cost of living index to provide a common analysis base. Results of the analysis show that the cost per ton increases exponentially as the radiation level is lowered. A linear relationship with the cost of living index is assumed, and equations and graphs are provided to estimate control cost per ton for any exposure control level and cost of living index.
Radiation Hazards in Mining: Control, Measurement, and Med. Asp., SME/AIME, 1981, PP. 1066-1070
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