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Task Group No. 136 Hazards due to Induced Radioactivity Produced by Radiotherapy Accelerators

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  • To review information available both in the literature and from non-published sources addressing induced radioactivity produced by radiotherapy accelerators using photon, neutron or proton beams.
  • To assess the hazards to therapy staff, physics staff, engineering staff, patients and patient’s family members presented by this induced radioactivity.
  • To make recommendations for minimizing such hazards following the ALARA principle and for the operational health physics aspects of activation.

Original Sunset Date - July 2008

Bylaws:Not Referenced.Rules: Not Referenced.
Approved Date(s)Start: 8/14/2006
End: 12/31/2014
Committee Keywords: TG136
Most recent status update:The TG submitted a semifinal draft to the RSSC, has received comments and will be submitting the revised version for approval at the annual meeting. - [4/2/2011 by Bruce Thomadsen] Click to update.
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