Proposed management and exemption of radioactive waste in nuclear medicine facilities according to the recommendations of the ICRP Publication 103

A. S. Carmo, A. X. da Silva, E. A. Vianello, E. M. L. de Macêdo
2016 Waste Management and The Environment VIII   unpublished
The ICRP recommendations deal with issues related to radiological protection of man and the environment against the risks and damage caused by ionizing radiation through the dissemination of its publications that are accepted and implemented by national and international entities. This study aims to evaluate the environmental deposition of radionuclides used in nuclear medicine facilities in the City of Rio de Janeiro and a model will be proposed, at the national level, which aims to implement
more » ... radiation protection system for the management and exemption of radioactive waste based on ICRP Publication 103. Keywords: ICRP, dose limits, reference levels and risk levels, management and exemption of radioactive waste, nuclear medicine, radiological protection, environment. The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) is a nongovernmental body independent created in 1928 during the International Congress of Radiology [1], with the main objective to protect human health and the environment against the effects of radiation exposures. The ICRP publishes its recommendations involving aspects related to radiological protection and the
doi:10.2495/wm160221 fatcat:no23otdr2jfgfj26ifcmemcnde