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Footnote 5
The term ‘radiation risks’ is used in a general sense to refer to:
  • — Detrimental health effects of radiation exposure (including the likelihood of such effects occurring).
  • — Any other safety related risks (including those to the environment) that might arise as a direct consequence of:
    1. Exposure to radiation;
    2. The presence of radioactive material (including radioactive waste) or its release to the environment;
    3. A loss of control over a nuclear reactor core, nuclear chain reaction, radioactive source or any other source of radiation.