1.2.4 Precise doses of radiation
How did you get on with the ordering activity in the previous section? Were you surprised with the results?
The measures were:
- smoking every day (13mSv)
- one chest CT scan (12mSv)
- cooking with natural gas (10mSv)
- living in Cornwall (7.8mSv)
- working for an airline (3 to 9mSv)
- working in nuclear power (0.18mSv)
- eating a banana a day (0.036mSv)
- one dental X-ray (0.014mSv).
In the next section, discover uses for radioactivity.