Chapter 10.2 Protection from ionizing radiation

Mathematical, physical and chemical tables

First Online Edition (2006)

Part 10. Precautions against radiation injury

  1. D. C. Creagh1,
  2. S. Martinez‐Carrera2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1107/97809553602060000626

International Tables for Crystallography

International Tables for Crystallography

How to Cite

Creagh, D. C. and Martinez‐Carrera, S. 2006. Protection from ionizing radiation. International Tables for Crystallography. C:10:10.2:962–963.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Health, Design, and Science, University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT 2601, Australia

  2. 2

    San Ernesto, 6‐Esc. 3, 28002 Madrid, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2006



This chapter sets out the legal requirements which must pertain for the protection of the public from radiation from enclosed and open radiation sources, sealed sources, X‐ray diffraction and X‐ray analysis apparatus, particle accelerators, and unsealed radioactive materials.


  • ionizing radiation;
  • precautions against radiation injury;
  • protection from ionizing radiation;
  • radiation injury;
  • radiation protection