[ RadSafe ] National Academies Project: Toxicological and Radiological Effects from Exposures to Depleted Uranium During and After Combat

Otto Raabe ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Fri Nov 17 09:50:00 CST 2006

At 05:10 AM 11/17/2006, dckosloff at firstenergycorp.com wrote:
>The word "safe" cannot be honestly used in a scientific context because
>nothing involving humans is safe for humans.
So, is it SAFE to fly on a commercial airline flight?  Is it SAFE to get a 
CAT scan?

Unfortunately, it is not effective to try "modern" risk communication 
methods with the general public because those methods are grounded on the 
idea that nothing is really "SAFE".



Prof. Otto G. Raabe, Ph.D., CHP
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University of California
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