Long-term solutions for radioactive sources

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A look inside the mobile hot cell as the team extracts a radioactive source from a medical device. [IAEA Photo]

Among its many other responsibilities, the International Atomic Energy Agency, the IAEA, helps its member-states find long-term solutions for the safe and secure storage of disused sealed radioactive sources.

Sealed radioactive sources are used in a wide variety of devices in medical, industrial and agricultural facilities worldwide. But if not properly disposed of, these sources present a potential security threat.

Gerry Adams has more.

Duration: 3’47″

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