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Learn What Steps Nuclear Power Plants Take To Operate Safely

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Learn What Steps Nuclear Power Plants Take To Operate Safely

Many people are fearful about living near a nuclear power plant because they do not know a lot of information about them. Nuclear power plants are highly regulated and have many protocols in place to keep the community as safe as possible. The following guide walks you through a few things you may not know about a nuclear power plant. Radiation Exposure Is Monitored When someone works directly in with the nuclear reactor, a monitor is worn by the individual. The monitor determines how much radiation they are being exposed to and also tracks the total amount of radiation a person has been exposed to over a certain period of time. There are regulations in place that dictate exactly how much radiation a person can be exposed to within that certain period of time. If the limit has been...

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