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What is Safe? : Risks of Living in a Nuclear Age.

Author: David R Williams
Publisher: Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Is it safe? ""What are the risks involved?"" are questions frequently asked by members of the public. This unique book explains the fundamental problems faced in modern-day life. Terms such as ""risk"" and ""safe"" are clearly defined, and the risks encountered between birth and death are discussed, including transport, the home, healthcare, diet, and the workplace. The perception of risk, and the risks from  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David R Williams
ISBN: 9781847552365 1847552366
OCLC Number: 843642401
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages)
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Is it safe? ""What are the risks involved?"" are questions frequently asked by members of the public. This unique book explains the fundamental problems faced in modern-day life. Terms such as ""risk"" and ""safe"" are clearly defined, and the risks encountered between birth and death are discussed, including transport, the home, healthcare, diet, and the workplace. The perception of risk, and the risks from radiation (natural, radwaste and nuclear reactors) are covered, along with management of risk and the psychology of risk perception. What is Safe? The Risks of Living in a Nuclear Age is i.

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