Three plastic humanoid shells that are used in the event of a radiation accident to test the levels of radioactivity. Verso: WHO/8643. Radiations-General. Radiation Health. The rapid expansion in the use of ionizing radiation whether from x-rays, radioactive isotopes or other sources, and the growing industrial use of atomic energy have enormosly stimualted research into their health aspsects. WHO stimulates further research on radiation effects, and particularly those of low.level raditation on man himself. It co-operates with numerous international bosies concerend with these questions. In case of a radiation accident, if the accident can be reconstituted, plastic phantoms filled with sodium chloride solution are used for measuring radioactivity.
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World Health Organization; Source: Record; Research date: 20151214