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2) The range in air is very far. Like gamma rays, they can easily travel several hundred feet
in air.
c. Shielding
Neutron radiation is best shielded by materials with a high hydrogen content such as water,
concrete, or plastic.
d. Biological hazards
Neutrons are a whole body hazard due to their high penetrating ability.
e.
Sources
(Insert facility-specific information.)
Table 1-5
Neutrons
No charge.
Physical
Has mass.
Characteristics
Range in air is very far.
Easily can go several hundred feet.
High penetrating power due to lack of charge
(difficult to stop).
Range
Water.
Concrete.
Plastic (high hydrogen content).
Shielding
Whole body exposure.
The hazard is generally external.
Hazard
Insert facility-spec ific information.
Sources
D. Units of Measure for Radiation
1. Roentgen (R)
a.
Is a unit for measuring external exposure.
b. Defined only for effect on air.
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