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Radiation Safety for Electric Utility Workers

Learn the basic safety guidelines for working near radiation.

Radiation has the ability to cook your skin and internal organs. If that’s not scary enough, you can’t see, hear, or smell radio frequency radiation, which makes it even more hazardous. Workers can be exposed to radiation through microwave transmitters, radio communication antennas, and other types of equipment used to communicate in the field. This safety tip video offers simple ways for working near radiation safely.