What dose might a mining site worker receive?

DoseFor uranium mine workers, exposure limits are set by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to 50 mSv in any one year and 100 mSv in five consecutive years.  Note that in the US, the limits are an average of 20 mSv per year over five years with a maximum of 50 mSv for any one year.

In Canada, the annual effective doses to monitored workers at modern uranium mines and nuclear facilities are commonly in the range of 1–10 mSv.  Exposure varies for individuals and could be significantly outside this range in the event of an accident.

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