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Exhibit 10
What is the Health Effect of Radiation?

What is the health effect of radiation?
The health effect of radiation depends on its intensity, the length of exposure, the type of radiation and the kind of body cells exposed.

When a person receives a high radiation dose of more than 1000 mSv in a short time, he/she may suffer from nausea, vomiting, fatigue and loss of hair. In addition, radiation can cause genes to mutate or change permanently and increase the risk of cancer.

Radiation workers are permitted to receive up to 20 mSv per year.


How Radiation Affects Our BodyExhibit 9
Exhibit 11 Working Out Your Radiation dose
Last revision date: <20 Dec 2012>