New IAEA publication on assessment of cancer risks from occupational exposure

International Atomic Energy Agency – While ionizing radiation exposure is commonly associated with those working in the nuclear field or dealing with radioactive sources, workers in other professions – such as miners, aircrew, researchers, and healthcare professionals – may also face similar risk hazards for which effective radiation protection measures need to be in place. The IAEA has released a technical publication that provides specific guidance on how to assess the cancer risks of those associated with exposure to radiation in the course of their work.

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