Nuclear safety

January 6, 2021

Radiation Against Exposure

Time, Distance and Shielding There are three general guidelines for controlling exposure to ionizing radiation: minimizing exposure time, maximizing distance from the radiation source shielding yourself […]
October 28, 2020

Radon

Radon is a naturally-occurring radioactive gas that results from the normal decay of uranium in rocks and soil. Like many gases, it is invisible; it is […]
October 10, 2020

NUCLEAR SAFETY CULTURE – PART II

The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission has outlined some specific traits of nuclear safety culture. A trait, in this case, is a pattern of thinking, feeling, and […]
October 10, 2020

NUCLEAR SAFETY CULTURE – PART I

Besides certain situations that are usually referred to as the ‘Acts of God’, any complications faced in nuclear power plants sometimes comes from human error. However […]