Radiation Dose Limits

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DOSE LIMITS?


I PLAN TO ANSWER THE QUESTION AS FOLLOWSPLEASE TRACK CHANGE

APPLICATION                                    OCCUPATIONAL                                                               PUBLIC
Effective dose                                   100 mSv in 5 years or                      1mSv in a year (medical sources)
                                                                50 mSv in any single year              - 3.6 mSv background                                                                                                  -1.0 mSv diagnostic Radiation    
                                                                I prefer the low levels !                                4.6 mSv total radiation
                                                                                                                                5.0 mSv in any one year

Annual Exposure Limits                                                                               
Lens of the Eye                                 150 mSv                                               15 mSv
The Skin                                               500 mSv                                               50 mSv
Hands and Feet                                                500 mSv                                                                                                              
Unborn child                                      1mSv in the remainder of
                                                                Pregnancy ?
                                                                 
(5 mSv with no more then
                                                                0.5 mSv in anyone month                                                                                                                                             after pregnancy is reported
Bushburg p791)
No dose limit for medical exposure (treatment)