[ RadSafe ] Re:U-238 spontaneous fission

Louis N. Molino, Sr. LNMolino at aol.com
Wed Jun 18 19:00:40 CDT 2008

BP uses ALARP in their corporate HSSE documentation (overall for all aspects of HSSE guidance not just RAD) as in the last A becomes P for PRACTICAL and the speak of a concept of balance to include costs and benefits. 

LNM from Baku, Azerbaijan   
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-----Original Message-----
From: BLHamrick at aol.com

Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 19:33:54 
To:GEOelectronics at netscape.com, radsafe at radlab.nl
Subject: Re: [ RadSafe ] Re:U-238 spontaneous fission

I agree, and just want to emphasize, ALARA makes sense (or at least is a  
fair compromise for public policy purposes, since we can't really expect most of  
our politicians to really understand risk assessment) only so long as  we 
don't forget the importance of the "R."  REASONABLY achievable does  not equal 
technologically achievable (at any cost).
In a message dated 6/18/2008 9:45:07 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,  
GEOelectronics at netscape.com writes:

ALARA  makes sense, and most professionals follow it with caution but not  

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