Principle of optimisation

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The likelihood of incurring exposures and the magnitude of their individual doses should be kept as low as reasonably achievable, taking into account societal, economic and environmental factors. In order to avoid inequities in the dose distribution, there must be consideration of the number of people exposed and restrictions on individual doses.

ICRP Glossary entry - 8 March 2019

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