Princess Alexandra Hospital Isotope Department recognized the need to improve the visibility of radiation use and doses in sites that were infrequently visited by the Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) due to geographical constraints.
Princess Alexandra Hospital PET Imaging Department recognized the need to improve the visibility of radiation use to reduce risk and increase assurance for staff working with imaging equipment and within the administration team.
To ensure a high level of connectivity across the planned City Hall, SCC requires real-time measurements in key locations about the signal strength of WiFi and mobile phone providers in and around their brand new Town Hall.
SensaWeb receives special mention in the Xero Award for Outstanding Micro Business at this year’s Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.
Scientists and students see it on the periodic table—atomic number 92, chemical symbol U. Uranium, named after the planet Uranus, is a naturally occurring radioactive element found in soil rock …
Radon emits alpha-ionising radiation which has cytotoxic (cell damaging) and genotoxic (DNA damaging) effects. Because of this, radon has been included in the environmental carcinogens recognised by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The ON program, which has helped more than 3,500 people from 52 Australian research organisations since 2015, is launched by CSIRO, an Australian Government agency responsible for scientific research.
Without protection, astronauts can acquire acute and chronic health problems from prolonged radiation exposure. Females have a much higher risk of cancer from radiation, studies have found. That’s why they have lower career exposure limits for NASA.
In this age where people can’t practically live without their phones and wireless devices, concerns about the potential health effects of EMF persist.
Most medical radiation incidents happen because of human error.
In some cases, it’s purely accidental. Other times, it’s when standard procedures are not completely followed because there are other ways perceived to be more efficient and fast.
On September 30, 1999, three Japanese workers at a small nuclear fuel preparation plant received high doses of radiation, with two of them dying from full-body radiation doses.
To minimise the risk of radiation exposure and its associated stochastic effects, radiologists and other healthcare professionals follow strict radiation protection guidelines and employ safety measures.