Search Tag: Airports

IMAGING Management


2013 07 Apr

Many air passengers wonder whether it is safe to go through airport backscatter x-ray scanners. Professor Peter Vock from Bern, Switzerland, will address concerns about the radiation exposure from these scanners during the session ‘Security scanners at airports: are they safe?’ on Thursday afternoon.  Airport backscatter scanners represent one...Read more

IMAGING Management


2013 09 Jul

An individual would have to receive more than 22,500 airport scans a year to reach the standard maximum safe yearly dose determined by the American National Standards Institute and the Health Physics Society, according to a new American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Report, "Radiation Dose from Airport Scanners." The report by an...Read more