United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Question 34: What are the applicable radiation limits in a

controlled area if the licensee does not allow members of

the public to enter the area?

Answer: Occupational dose limits apply to individuals who

receive an "occupational dose" in a "controlled area." (See

definitions of "occupational dose" and "controlled area" in

10 CFR 20.1003.) (References: 10 CFR 20.1003, 10 CFR


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