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Airport full-body scanners: Everyday things that emit radiation

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/everyday-things-emit-radiation/airport-full-body-scanners.html

Oct 21, 2019 ... objects concealed on the body to produce a generic image indicating areas requiring additional search. Only a small portion of the RF energy transmitted by the device is absorbed within a thin layer (1 mm) of the body's surface. X-ray scanners emit low levels of x-rays, which are a form of electromagnetic ionizing radiation. This type of scanner is not in use

Canadian radiation monitoring programs

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/understanding/measurements.html

Sep 5, 2019 ...Radiation measurement Radiation is a part of Canada's environment. We have several measurement programs in place to protect the health of Canadians by continually monitoring radiation levels nationwide. On this page: Fixed Point Surveillance Network Canadian Radiological Monitoring Network Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Monitoring Network Fixed Point

Smart meters: Everyday things that emit radiation

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Oct 21, 2019 ...Smart meters, increasingly found in Canadian homes and businesses, emitting radiofrequency fields. About them, health risks and minimizing your exposure.

Power lines and electrical appliances: Everyday things that emit radiation

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Oct 21, 2019 ... corridors. Government of Canada's role Health Canada, along with the World Health Organization, monitors scientific research on EMFs and human health as part of its mission to help Canadians maintain and improve their health. International exposure guidelines for exposure to EMFs at ELFs have been established by the International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation

Cell phones and cell phone towers: Everyday things that emit radiation

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Oct 21, 2019 ... of Canada's role More information About cell phones and cell phone towers The radiofrequency fields given off by cell phones and cell phone towers is a type of non-ionizing radiation. It is similar to the type of energy used in AM/FM radio and TV broadcast signals. Unlike ionizing radiation (as emitted by X-ray machines), RF energy from cell phones and other wireless

X-rays: Medical radiation

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Sep 3, 2019 ... any exposure to the radiation. More information Radiation Safety Codes Radiation Guidelines Diagnostic X-rays and pregnancy Canadian Computed Tomography Survey - National Diagnostic Reference Levels

Hand-held lasers and laser pointers: Everyday things that emit radiation

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Oct 21, 2019 ... of Radiation." The light beam from a laser is a condensed source of light, usually in the form of a small narrow beam. A simple hand-held laser pointer can be more than a million times brighter than the average 100-watt light bulb in your home. Battery powered hand-held lasers may resemble pens or flashlights. These are most commonly used to point at objects

Occupational Radiation Exposures in Canada

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Aug 13, 2019 ...Occupational Radiation Exposures in Canada Download the alternative format (PDF format, 163 KB, 1 page) Organization: Health Canada Published: 2018-07-31 The National Dose Registry (NDR) is Canada’s national repository for dose records of Canadian workers who are monitored for occupational exposure to ionizing radiation. It is administered by Health

Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee

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Sep 3, 2019 ...Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) Welcome to the Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) web pages. The FPTRPC was created to advance the development and harmonization of practices and standards for radiation protection within Federal, Provincial and Territorial jurisdictions

Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee

https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/health-risks-safety/radiation/occupational-exposure-regulations/federal-provincial-territorial-radiation-protection-committee.html

Sep 5, 2019 ...Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) Welcome to the Federal Provincial Territorial Radiation Protection Committee (FPTRPC) web pages. The FPTRPC was created to advance the development and harmonization of practices and standards for radiation protection within Federal, Provincial and Territorial jurisdictions

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