ASSESSMENT OF X-RAY RADIATION ON X-RAY WORKERS AND ASSOCIATED POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OWERRI.

A study on assessment of X-ray radiation among X-ray workers and associated potential health problems in Owerri was carried out with the thermolumolunescent dosimeter between 12th April to 30th December 2011. A total of 50 workers were used for the study. Comprising 24 male X-ray workers and 26 female X-ray workers. The mean X-ray dose below permissible doses is 9.4.7 the T-test is -4.29; the P-value is 0.000. The mean exposure factor is 20msv upto six test which involve 3 male x-ray workers and 3 female x-ray workers. The result of the study show high rate of hair loss, cancer, cataract, erthyma and sterility, each provide evidence of excess exposure of X-rays. Therefore it is recommended that workers should wear protective device e.g lead aprons, gonads cover during exposure to X-ray and also limit their exposure time.

Keywords: Radiation, Health Problems, Effects, Protection
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CYRIACUS, O (2021). ASSESSMENT OF X-RAY RADIATION ON X-RAY WORKERS AND ASSOCIATED POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OWERRI.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-x-ray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri

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CYRIACUS, ONYEKAOKWU "ASSESSMENT OF X-RAY RADIATION ON X-RAY WORKERS AND ASSOCIATED POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OWERRI." Afribary. Afribary, 01 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-x-ray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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CYRIACUS, ONYEKAOKWU . "ASSESSMENT OF X-RAY RADIATION ON X-RAY WORKERS AND ASSOCIATED POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OWERRI.". Afribary, Afribary, 01 Apr. 2021. Web. 17 Jun. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-x-ray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri >.

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CYRIACUS, ONYEKAOKWU . "ASSESSMENT OF X-RAY RADIATION ON X-RAY WORKERS AND ASSOCIATED POTENTIAL HEALTH PROBLEMS IN OWERRI." Afribary (2021). Accessed June 17, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/assessment-of-x-ray-radiation-on-x-ray-workers-and-associated-potential-health-problems-in-owerri