Safe Exposure Limits
Current standards in the United States by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) allow for the following amounts of exposure in three months:
- Whole body – 1 ¼ rem
- Hands, forearms, feet, and ankles – 18 ¾ rem
- The skin of the whole body – 7 ½ rem
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The Growth of Advanced Radiation Protection Solutions on the Market
The need for advanced radiation protection technologies is expanding as a reaction to the growing awareness of the risks of radiation exposure during medical procedures. Have a look at Radiaction Medical in the News.
Protection for the Entire Healthcare Team
Using lead aprons, glasses, and gloves has been the current preventative measure to protect healthcare workers from radiation exposure. Other shielding technologies are often used but may only offer partial protection to the treating physician and limited protection to the rest of the medical team.
Novel Solution To Scatter Radiation Exposure
Radiaction blocks over 90% of radiation exposure to the entire room, protecting the entire medical staff—no need to keep piling on more lead weight and suffering the orthopedic effects. Get comprehensive head-to-toe radiation protection with the potential to remove up to 75% of lead weight while Radiaction delivers the level of protection you need.
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*Laish-Farkash A, et al. EuroIntervention 2022;18:262-266
**Grazia Andreassi M, Piccaluga E, Guagliumi G, et al. Occupational Health Risks in Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Workers. Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions. 2016; e003273 9 4, doi:10.1161/CIRCINTERVENTIONS.115.003273