Radiation Health and Safety Certification; How to Gain It

Radiation Health and Safety Certification; How to Gain It

World Health Organization define radiation as the emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or moving subatomic particles. It could come from many naturally occurring radioactive materials found in soil, water, air and in the body or from industrial activities.¬† Every day, people inhale and ingest forms of radiation from air, food and water. Since excessive…

How Is Radiation Exposure Measured

How Is Radiation Exposure Measured

How Is Radiation Exposure Measured?¬†Radiation Exposure is mostly¬†measured using the conventional unit rad or the SI unit gray (Gy), whereas the biological risk of exposure to radiation is measured using the conventional unit rem or the SI unit sievert (Sv). When dealing with ionizing radiation, the fundamental term used to describe the radiation-induced energy transfer…