The History of ICRP and the Evolution of its Policies

@article{Clarke2009TheHO,
  title={The History of ICRP and the Evolution of its Policies},
  author={R. Clarke and J. Valentin},
  journal={Annals of the ICRP},
  year={2009},
  volume={39},
  pages={110 - 75}
}
Within 12 months of the discovery of X rays in 1895, papers appeared in the literature reporting adverse effects from high exposure. In 1925, the first International Congress of Radiology, held in London, considered the need for a protection committee, which it established at its second congress in Stockholm in 1928. This paper celebrates the 80th anniversary of ICRP by tracing the history of the development of its policies, and identifying a few of the personalities involved from its inception… Expand
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