film badge


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film badge

A photographic film packet to be carried by personnel, in the form of a badge, for measuring and permanently recording (usually) gamma-ray dosage.
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Summary: Most of the Individual Monitoring Service (IMS) Laboratories in Asia-Pacific region provide Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimeter (OSLD) instead of film badge and TLD for passive personal dosimeter.
The effective doses in the Brazilian gammagraphy accident were estimated using physical dosimetry with individual film badge monitor processing and biological dosimetry based on chromosomal aberrations.
In a detailed list of suggestions to practitioners, Rollins urged the use of lead-lined boxes to enclose x-ray tubes and admonished x-ray technicians, as they were then known, to wear a special film badge he had designed to warn them of excessive exposure.
A: "That's film badge to determine, to detect the amount of radiation you've received in the area."
Wear your film badge proudly on your collar or on a pocket, not at the belt line.
Veterans who participated in nuclear tests can obtain copies of their Film Badge Radiation Exposure History from the U.S.
And he has now quit as voluntary adviser to the Scouting Association on their film badge examination.
* You have a well-rehearsed story explaining to the curious that your film badge does, in fact, involve the CIA, The X-Files, and alien encounters.
Table 1 Total Ring Badge Mean Dose During Study Period Film Badge N Mean Dose Location (mRem) Right hand 29 595.9 Left hand 29 1366.6 Table 2 Paired T -test Data for Left and Right Hand Film Badges Mean Difference t df Sig.