Introduction. Basic Concepts.
Risk. Probability. Dose response relationship.
The Basis of Radiation Safety.
Aims. Source- and individual-related assessments. Basic principles.
Protection from Potential Exposure: Practical Applications.
Justification of practice. Optimisation of radiation safety. Individual health risk limitation. The role of prevention and mitigation. Assessment techniques. Application in practice. Exclusion of scenarios and event sequences. Exemption of scenarios and event sequences. Regulation in the context of potential exposures. References. 1 illus, 12 lit refs.