November, 2012

“It’s pronounced Nu-queue-la” - November 15, 2012

I always understood that there was a benefit to moving about organisations and sites in order to understand each stakeholders differing pressures and priorities, but, to be honest, I don’t think I fully appreciated the impact of this…..until now. I am being sponsored through the scheme by Rolls-Royce submarines and to date I have had [...]

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Breaking my (dose) virginity - November 5, 2012

So I’ve got my first dose, 21 μSv. So what does that mean? Well let’s put that in perspective; I have now acquired 0.1% of my legal annual dose as a radiation worker (20 mSv). I have spent just under 4 days flying at over 10 km altitude (2.2 mSv/year, Wikipedia) I could have spent just over [...]

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