Radiation Protection, Its Beginnings and Development

방사선방어(放射線防禦)의 시초(始初)와 발전과정(發展過程)

  • Willis Charles A. (International Atomic Energy Agency Expert, Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea)
  • Published : 1976.03.25


The background, beginnings and course of development of the radiation protection profession are outlined. Emphasis is on developments in the Western world, particularly the USA. It is shown that this profession has played a major role in producing a level of safety that would have been unbelievable a few decades ago.