NCRP stands for National Council on Radiation and Protection and Measurements and it is a United States organization. Its mission is to spread awareness and information about radiation exposure and protection guidelines against radiation exposure. The NCRP has issued several guidelines for operational radiation safety, nuclear and radiological safety, radiation protection in medicine, radiation measurement and dosimetry, non-ionizing radiation, etc
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Why is the radiation exposure limit high for hospital workers than the public?
Query: Hello doctor, Why do the NCRP guidelines have the maximum exposure to x-rays radiation for hospital workers higher than the normal public? What does the hospital workers have, that makes them fine to get exposed to more radiations than the public? Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hospital workers are exposed to small doses of likely leaked radiation. The maximum exposure is based on a cumulative radiation dose limit for hospital workers, and this is a part of professional hazard during work. However, continuous improvement in radiation usage is he... Read Full »