Radiological protection and the nuclear fuel cycle

G. Linsley,     Private Consultant (Formerly Head, Waste Safety Section, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna), UK


The regulatory framework for providing the radiological protection of workers and the public is based on the recommendations of the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP). In the safety standards of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) the recommendations of the ICRP are adapted to a form suitable for regulatory use. In this chapter, the international system for radiological protection as applied to operations in the nuclear fuel cycle is described with reference to the relevant recommendations of the ICRP and the safety standards ...

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