Society News Archive

15 March 2011
Information Relevant to the Japanese Nuclear Plant Releases and Exposures

The world continues to focus on events at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant site. Many people are inquiring about the releases of radioactivity and the potential health effects from radiation that plant workers and the surrounding populations may be experiencing. We have seen reported radiation levels in the vicinity of the plant that are quite significant. The Health Physics Society has identified a short list of authoritative resources on this website that you might wish to consult for answers to such questions. Also, please consult our Facebook page, Health Physics Society News Café, for up-to-date news items related to the Japanese accident and other pertinent radiation safety topics.