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Fundamental Concepts
LESSON:  Exposure Reduction Techniques
FEMA Emergency Management Institute
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  Person in shelter, being protected from radiation source by distance, time, and shielding.

There are three important factors in protecting individuals from radiation:

  • Time
  • Distance
  • Shielding
Each of these is discussed in more detail on the following pages.
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