Ionizing Radiation in our Environment
Radiation has always been a natural part of our environment. Natural radioactive sources in the soil, water and air contribute to our exposure to ionizing radiation, as well as man-made sources resulting from mining and use of naturally radioactive materials in power generation, nuclear medicine, consumer products, military and industrial applications.
Where does radiation exposure come from?
In this section you find information on our work for protecting people and the environment from harmful and avoidable exposure to radiation: