Fwd: [ RadSafe ] Luggage/package X-ray Screening SafetyStandard (UNCLASSIFIED)
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>
>> There have been cases of airport workers lying on the belt and
>> x-raying themselves when things were quiet! I
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