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film badge

a badgelike device that, when processed, indicates whether a dose of radiation has been received: worn by workers subject to radiation exposure.
Origin of film badge
1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Radiographer had film badge and pocket dosimeter, but did not survey prior to changing film in preparation for next exposure.
  • If available, a film badge or other type of dosimeter can be worn under the surgical gown.
  • The individual was wearing a film badge and dosimeter but no alarming rate dosimeter.
  • The result is a self-developing film badge that provides real-time dose information.
  • Some agencies require the use of personal monitoring devices such as a thermoluminescent dosimeter or film badge.

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