Experience and Prospects of a Shielding in the Implementation of Works on the Transformation of the Shelter Object into an Ecologically Safe System

V. V. Yehorov, S. A. Paskevych, L. I. Pavlovsky, O. V. Balan

Institute for Safety Problems of Nuclear Power Plants, NAS of Ukraine,
36a, Kirova st., Chornobyl, 07270, Ukraine

DOI: doi.org/10.31717/2311-8253.19.2.4


The efficiency of the use of personnel protection shielding against intensive sources of ionizing radiation in the areas of work at the Shelter object is analyzed. Data on the practical application of protective shields when performing works to stabilize unstable structures of the Shelter object are presented. The models for the use of special protective cabins for the dismantlement of the Shelter object structures are justified; these models are planned to be implemented after the commissioning of the New Safe Confinement. It is shown, that use of shielding as one of the most effective methods for reducing the collective dose of radiation is crucial.

Keywords: radiation protection, shielding, Shelter object, sources of ionizing radiation.


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