Fwd: [ RadSafe ] Luggage/package X-ray Screening SafetyStandard (UNCLASSIFIED)

Maury Siskel maurysis at peoplepc.com
Mon Mar 17 16:41:34 CDT 2008

Shucks, I thought bleach would clean out all those body toxins 
advertised so much on TV ......   <g>
Maury&Dog  (Maury Siskel  maurysis at peoplepc.com)

Gary Isenhower wrote:

> That is pretty funny. It also shows that a clever idiot is a match for 
> almost any amount of design safeguards. Perhaps that is a clue to how 
> the reg is written and enforced - it precludes only accidental 
> irradiation. Otherwise they would have to phrase it something like, 
> "Registrants shall not hire operators who might get bored and 
> deliberately irradiated themselves."
> I would guess that deliberately exposing yourself or someone else is a 
> violation of a different regulation, perhaps under a different agency, 
> but there's a limit to how far such regs can go. There's not much 
> point in making regs like:
> You shall not hit your head with a hammer.
> You shall not jump off tall buildings.
> You shall not drink bleach.
> Some things are self-correcting.
> -Gary Isenhower
> _________________
> On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 2:43 PM, Robert Atkinson <robert8rpi at yahoo.co.uk>
> wrote:
>> There have been cases of airport workers lying on the belt and 
>> x-raying themselves when things were quiet! I 

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