Health of Radiation Workers. by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited.

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SeriesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited. AECL -- 6684
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These workers are likely exposing themselves to high levels of radiation and braving significant health risks. "As a matter of precaution, I would limit the workers' exposure to .Michael Bagshaw, Petra Illig, in Travel Medicine (Fourth Edition), Cosmic Radiation.

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A second source of cosmic radiation is the release of charged particles from the sun, which become significant during periods of solar.

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