Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 31 - Nuclear Energy; Effects and Uses of Radiation - Misconceptual Questions: 13

Answer

Choice E.

Work Step by Step

The exposure can be minimized by working farther away from the radiation source, staying nearby for a shorter time, and having a shield against the radiation. Using a radiation badge can give early warning of excessive exposure. All of those precautions can help keep workers healthy.
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