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Radiological Protection of People and the Environment in the Event of a Large Nuclear Accident

Abstract : This publication provides a framework for the protection of people and the environment in a large nuclear accident, drawing on experience of the Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents. In managing accidents, the Commission makes a distinction between the early and intermediate phases, considered emergency exposure situations, and the long-term phase, considered an existing exposure situation. In emergency and existing exposure situations, mitigating the radiological consequences on humans and the environment is achieved using the fundamental principles of justification of decisions and optimisation of protection. The Commission recommends a
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M. Kai, T. Homma, J. Lochard, T. Schneider, J.F. Lecomte, et al.. Radiological Protection of People and the Environment in the Event of a Large Nuclear Accident. Annals of the ICRP, SAGE Publications, 2020, 49 (4), pp.11-135. ⟨10.1177/0146645320952659⟩. ⟨irsn-03534337⟩

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