[ RadSafe ] Radon consensus question

Otto G. Raabe ograabe at ucdavis.edu
Fri May 14 11:39:22 CDT 2010

At 04:26 PM 5/13/2010, Dan W McCarn wrote:
>Given that the technology exists to easily lower the concentration
>significantly (active ventilation, etc.) at a moderate cost; then I think
>the ALARA principle is applicable.
ALARA is implicitly based on a linear dose-response risk model that 
does not apply to protracted low dose-rate exposures.


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