ICRP Publication 101: Assessing Dose of the Representative Person for the Purpose of Radiation Protection of the Public and the Optimisation of Radiological Protection

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    Assessing dose of the representative person forthe purpose of radiation protection of the public


    1. INTRODUCTION

    1.1. Objective

    1.2. Background

    1.3. Fundamental principles and concepts

    2. ASSESSMENT OF DOSE

    2.1. Purpose of dose assessment

    2.2. Types of dose assessment

    2.3. Overview of the dose-assessment process

    2.4. Treatment of uncertainties in dose assessment

    2.5. Deterministic and probabilistic methods for dose assessment

    3. THE REPRESENTATIVE PERSON

    3.1. Definition of the representative person

    3.2. Pathways of exposure, time frames, and spatial distribution of radionuclides

    3.3. Characteristics of the representative person

    3.4. Age-specific dose coefficients

    3.5. Determining compliance

    4. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS RELEVANT TO THE REPRESENTATIVE PERSON

    4.1. Relationship between environmental monitoring, modelling, and the representative person

    4.2. Situations of potential exposure

    4.3. Value of stakeholder input to characterising the representative person

    ANNEX A: ANALYSIS OF AGE CATEGORIES FOR USE IN ASSESSMENT OF DOSE TO THE PUBLIC

    ANNEX B: DETERMINING COMPLIANCE WHEN DOSE TO THE PUBLIC IS ESTIMATED PROBABILISTICALLY.


    The optimisation of radiological protection: Broadening the process

    1. INTRODUCTION

    2. THE HISTORY OF THE OPTIMISATION PRINCIPLE

    2.1. Foundation of the principle

    2.2. Evolution of the concept

    2.3. Recent developments

    3. THE OPTIMISATION PROCESS

    3.1. Framing the process

    3.2. Characteristics of the process

    3.3. Stakeholder involvement

    3.4. Selection of the best option

    4. EXPOSURE DISTRIBUTION

    4.1. Use of collective dose

    4.2. Exposure distributions in time and space

    4.3. Collective dose matrix and decision-making process

    5. THE APPLICA

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