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2 millisieverts per year (mSv/yr)
Typical background radiation experienced by everyone (average 1.5 mSv in Australia, 3 mSv in North America)
Exposure by airline crew flying New York-Tokyo polar route
Current limit (averaged) for nuclear industry employees
Former routine limit for nuclear industry employees. It is also the dose rate which arises from natural background levels in several places in Iran, India and Europe
Lowest level at which any increase in cancer is clearly evident.
Criterion for relocating people after Chernobyl accident
The level recorded at the Japanese nuclear site, 15 March
1,000 mSv single dose
Causes (temporary) radiation sickness such as nausea and decreased white blood cell count, but not death. Above this, severity of illness increases with dose
5,000 mSv single dose
Would kill about half those receiving it within a month