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Ionizing Radiation, Part 3: Hazards and Controls

Ionizing Radiation, Part 3: Hazards and Controls

This film explores the health effects of ionizing radiation (radioactivity). The film also examines methods for reducing exposures to radiation in workplaces. Educational concepts include ionizing radiation, radiation sickness, radiation burns, other health effects, ion pairs, free radicals, penetration versus interaction, and time/distance/shielding. This instructional film is from Kansas State University's web-based course, GENAG 711, Occupational and Agricultural Health. Copyright 2011, Mitch Ricketts. For an illustrated transcript, copy and paste this web address into your browser


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