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Controlling Employee Exposure to Alpha Radiation in Underground Uranium Mines. Volume 1 of Two Volumes.
NTIS: PB 198 102 :72 pages
The Bureau of Mines presents a general discussion of the radon- daughter hazard associated with underground uranium mining and the control measures which are effective in eliminating this danger. The problem of employee exposure to radiation in underground uranium mines is reviewed, methods of determining atmospheric alpha radiation levels are discussed, and practical methods of reducing radon and radon-daughter influx into active mine openings are presented. Other pertinent subjects in radiation control are discussed, such as mine ventilation, mine planning, miner education, and individual exposure protection.
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NTIS: PB 198 102
Page last reviewed: April 12, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division