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2013-10-23 23:19:01

Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market report categorizes the global market into the segments and sub-segments. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/radiation-protection-market-987.html (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 The "Radiation Detection, Monitoring and Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security and Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends and Global Forecasts...

2013-07-24 23:22:48

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Energy & Resources to their product offering: Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market for Nuclear Power Plants, Homeland Security & Defense, Manufacturing Industry (Geiger Counter, Scintillator, Dosimeter, Area Process, Survey Meter, Portal Monitors) – Trends & Global Forecasts to 2017; http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7658204&progid=85635 Rockville, MD...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

In aftermath of Japanese nuclear reactor disaster, more than 30,000 RADTriage and RADSticker personal radiation dosimeters were sent to Japan for use by military and civilian responders. JP Labs also outfitted ABC News, Fox News and several other crews with RADTriage and RADStickers before they headed to Japan last week. Middlesex, NJ (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 RADTriage® and RADSticker® are part of the award-winning SIRAD® family of dosimeters from JP Laboratories, Inc. The...

2011-03-22 15:28:00

Never a better time to implement observation program, says AFGE WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees, the union for Transportation Security Officers nationwide, today called on TSA to immediately begin a nationwide radiation monitoring program and provide TSOs with dosimeters to measure radiation output at the checkpoints. "AFGE has long advocated for a comprehensive radiation safety program that includes monitoring...

2010-06-07 11:01:00

BOSTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, presented at the 64th Vascular Annual Meeting presented by the Society for Vascular Surgery® today, assessed the accuracy of indirect estimated radiation doses of 47 patients during endovascular thoracoabdominal aneurysm repair (eTAAA). "The standard methods of reporting and documenting peak skin dose is the indirect assessment provided by the imaging system and when used alone there were patients in our that had study with...

2010-06-02 11:24:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Radiation may be invisible, but it is very easy to measure. With current technology, people no longer need to live in dread of a lethal exposure to radiation in the event that the unthinkable happens. People may remember the old civil defense Geiger counters, or see them in movies. These instruments, along with the whole federal civil defense program, were discontinued in the 1990s, though still available from private vendors. Yet nuclear...

2009-12-17 14:47:00

SANDWICH, Mass., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Just how much exposure to radiation from CT scans is too much and how do those working with patients in the CT scan environment and their patients protect themselves from over exposure? Veteran-owned RADeCO Health, Inc. of Sandwich, Ma. (www.radecohealth.com) today announced the launch of the RADView(TM) CT dosimeter, a new monitoring device designed to monitor ionizing radiation exposures from Computed Tomography (CT) scans of patients. (Photo:...

2008-09-23 12:00:51

Landauer, Inc. (NYSE:LDR), a recognized leader in personal and environmental radiation monitoring, today announced the launch of their comprehensive patient monitoring solution, the microStar(R) system, now with nanoDot(TM) technology. This offering extends the applications for their proven Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimetry (OSLD) technology to address the growing demand for verification of patient radiation dose. The patient-centric microStar solution facilitates even the most...

2008-08-11 21:00:52

By Kathy Kellogg West Valley Demonstration Project employees and former employees have been comparing notes as they help each other obtain cash settlements under the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act of 1990. What they have learned is unsettling. Most of the 15 members of the organization, dubbed the West Valley Nuclear Compensation Group, who met Friday in Concord Town Hall for only the second time, have either been treated for cancer, have recently been diagnosed with it or have lost...

2008-07-26 21:00:30

By Bob Audette, Brattleboro Reformer, Vt. Jul. 26--BRATTLEBORO -- Radiation levels measured at the fence line of Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant were 30 percent higher in 2007 than in 2006. Despite the 30 percent increase, the report stated the highest fence line measurement recorded by the Vermont Department of Health was less than 18 millirem. "At no time has Vermont Yankee posed a measurable risk to public health," said Health Commissioner Wendy Davis. Although radiation...


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