Key Principles of Radiation Protection apply to Protection from COVID-19
News Story from 23rd Sep 2020
One of the key principles of radiological protection is to keep doses As Low As Reasonably Practicable (ALARP). This is achieved by various combinations and variations of three basic Parameters: Time of exposure, Distance from the source of radiation, Shielding to reduce the radiation.
In spaces that are enclosed or without adequate ventilation, spend as little time as possible on the tasks you need to do.
Maintain a distance of at least 2m between people.
Always wear a mask where possible to avoid the spreading of the virus. Masks can help to prevent the spreading of saliva droplets from speaking, coughing and sneezing.
The Society has produced this free to download poster based on the version provided to us by our colleagues in SEPR (the Spanish equivalent of SRP and a fellow member of the International Radiation Protection Association).
SRP Event News
Posted 14th Sep 2020
Following careful consideration and noting the continuing COVID-19 situation, SRP has decided to…