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Table. 2.

Table. 2.

Reports on safety management (shielding design) of medical linear accelerator usage facilities for treatment

Year Organization ID Title
1976 NCRP 49 Structural shielding design and evaluation for medical use of X- rays and gamma rays with energies ≤10 MeV
1977 NCRP 51 Radiation protection design guidelines for 0.1–100 MeV particle acceleration facilities
1986 NCRP 79 Neutron contamination from medical electron accelerators
2003 NCRP 144 Radiation protection for particle accelerator facilities
2005 NCRP 151 Structural shielding design and evaluation for megavoltage X- and gamma-ray radiotherapy facilities
2006 IAEA 47 Radiation protection in the design of radiotherapy facilities
2016 ISO 16645 Radiological protection–medical electron accelerators–requirements and recommendations for shielding design and evaluation
2017 IPEM 75-2 Design and shielding of radiotherapy treatment facilities

NCRP, National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements; IAEA, International Atomic Energy Agency; ISO, International Organization for Standardization; IPEM, Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

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