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A Sociological Analysis of the Reduction of Hazardous Radiation in Uranium Mines.


PB267503

Publication Date 1975
Personal Author Pearson, J. S.
Page Count 152
Abstract The report describes the responses of companies, unions and government enforcement agencies to the problem of excessive radiation in mines resulting in respiratory cancer in Colorado, chiefly between the years 1950 and 1969. Topics include history of the problem, problem perspective, model development, model testing through study of the effects of organizational concern on worker health, and historical factors on organizational concern, and searching for causes.
Keywords
  • Radiation hazards
  • Mine ventilation
  • Uranium
  • Safety
  • Standards
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Radon
  • Malignant neoplasms
  • Legislation
  • National government
  • Mortality
  • Models
  • Mines(Excavations)
  • Colorado
  • Industrial medicine
  • Pulmonary Neoplasms
  • Occupational safety and health
Source Agency
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
NTIS Subject Category
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
Corporate Authors Denver Univ., Colo.; National Inst. for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Document Type Technical Report
NTIS Issue Number 197717
A Sociological Analysis of the Reduction of Hazardous Radiation in Uranium Mines.
A Sociological Analysis of the Reduction of Hazardous Radiation in Uranium Mines.
PB267503

  • Radiation hazards
  • Mine ventilation
  • Uranium
  • Safety
  • Standards
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Radon
  • Malignant neoplasms
  • Legislation
  • National government
  • Mortality
  • Models
  • Mines(Excavations)
  • Colorado
  • Industrial medicine
  • Pulmonary Neoplasms
  • Occupational safety and health
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • 44G - Environmental & Occupational Factors
  • 57U - Public Health & Industrial Medicine
  • 94D - Job Environment
  • 48A - Mineral Industries
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