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At A Glance

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  • Doses from Discharges
    Radioactive materials are discharged into the environment from various sources. How are you exposed to this radiation and how is it measured?
    Added/updated: 27 August 2009
  • Electric and Magnetic Fields
    We are all exposed to Electric and Magnetic Fields of varying strength through the generation, transmission, distribution and use of electricity. What are the effects?
    Added/updated: 18 August 2009
  • Nuclear Emergencies
    What would happen in the event of a Nuclear Accident and what countermeasures are available?
    Added/updated: 18 August 2009
  • Radio Waves
    Exposure to radio waves comes from many sources, from television and radio broadcasts to mobile phones. What are the sources and what effect do these sources have on us?
    Added/updated: 18 August 2009
  • Sunsense
    UV radiation from the sun and some artificial sources can be harmful to your skin and eyes. What should you do to protect yourself?
    Added/updated: 18 August 2009
  • Transport of Radioactive Materials
    Exposure to radio waves comes from many sources, from television and radio broadcasts to mobile phones. What are the sources and what effect do these sources have on us?
    Added/updated: 18 August 2009
  • Risk IT
    The Risk Game. Find out how good you are at judging the risks you take in life. Which is safer, riding a horse or a motorcycle? Is there a risk from using mobile phones? ..See if you know – go on risk it!
    Added/updated: 15 February 2012