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Handout: What Does ALARA Mean?

What Does ALARA Mean?

How many times have you heard the acronym ALARA mentioned at either a radiation safety training session, Radiation Safety Committee (RSC) meeting or an audit / inspection conducted by your friendly Radiation Safety staff member? Most of us quickly think; “I know what that means; ALARA stands for as low as reasonably achievable”.

Last Updated: 10/2014

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