Evaluation of radiation safety in 29 Central Ohio veterinary practices

S. A. Moritz, J. R. Wilkins, W. D. Hueston

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Abstract

A sample of 29 veterinary practices in Central Ohio were visited to assess radiation safety practices and observance of state regulations. Lead aprons and gloves were usually available, but gloves were not always worn. Protective thyroid collars and lead glasses were not available in any practice, lead shields in only five practices, and lead-lined walls and doors in only two practices. Eighteen practices had none of the required safety notices posted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)895-896
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican journal of public health
Volume79
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

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