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Radiation protection aspects regarding full-body scanners
 
The implementation of novel full-body scanners is planned for security control mainly at airports. Such devices are tested or already routinely used at some airports. The images being produced exhibit with more or less details the body surface and visualise objects worn directly at the body. The Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) has assessed available data (full text in German only). more...


   
UMID aktuell
Ausgabe 02/2014 erschienen


Im neuen UMID erläutert Dr. Gering vom Bundesamt für Strahlenschutz (BfS) aktuelle Änderungen im anlagenexternen Notfallschutz für Kernkraftwerke und skizziert Entwicklungen, die in den nächsten Jahren Auswirkungen auf den Notfallschutz haben können. more...
 
Positive evaluation of the BfS by the Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat)

The Science Council awards good to very good marks to the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (BfS) regarding its scientific work. This is indicated in the Science Council's statement and evaluation report passed in its autumnal meeting, which has now been published. more...
 
BfS weist Behauptungen des Präsidenten des Atomforums e.V. zurück

In einem Medienbericht vom 17. Oktober 2014 wird der Präsident des Kernenergie-Interessenverbandes Deutsches Atomforum e.V., Ralf Güldner, mit unzutreffenden Behauptungen über Schacht Konrad und das BfS zitiert. Das BfS stellt hierzu klar: more...