2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

Prioritize the Health of our TSA Agents and Airport Passengers

The TSA is testing new passenger CT scanners in airport security lanes and without further data regarding radiation exposure besides third-party CT sales reps claiming the radiation level is "similar to current Xray machines" and have "shielding" we have no way of knowing if these machines will be safe for our TSA agents who are exposed to them daily or airline passengers who may be explicitly harmed by ionizing radiation. ...more »

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2018 Quadrennial Homeland Security Review

Public education

Remove from adversaries the real strength behind a dirty bomb which is public fear. The public fear of radioactivity is due to a lack of knowledge regarding radiation safety and risk. By educating the public through various media campaigns to provide basic knowledge such that they can respect rather than fear nuclear science and technology, the impact from a dirty bomb would be limited only to public safety which in general ...more »

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