Alara newsletter 02-2016 - Radiation protection

Newsletter from the European ALARA Network, who adress radiation protection in industry and medisin.

This newsletter includes a broad description of the Swiss Radium Action Plan launched by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health, the first elements of which were presented in the EAN Newsletter no.36. This issue also includes two articles related to the implementation of the ALARA principle in the medical field: the first one dealing with the use of thyroid shields in dental radiography (article elaborated by Public Health England) and the second one presenting the results of inspections in radiology departments performed by the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority (Strålsäkerhetsmyndigheten, SSM). ​

 ALARA-Newsletter 37 2016