TSA to test its airport scanner operators for radiation exposure

Discussion in 'Aviation Passenger Security in the USA' started by RB, Jan 16, 2012.

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Does TSA really care about the publics health & safety?

Poll closed Jan 30, 2012.
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  1. RB

    RB Founding Member

    http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-travel-briefcase-20120116,0,7082529.story



    But apparently TSA could care less about travelers being exposed to dangerous radiation. Nor will TSA test the Backscatter Radiation Machines like Herr Pistole told Congress he would.
     
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  2. FaustsAccountant

    FaustsAccountant Original Member

    I thought the latest was he did say that he wasn't, he 'personally' felt the machines where fine, thus no need for testing.
     
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  3. Lisa Simeone

    Lisa Simeone Original Member

    Smoke and mirrors, smoke and mirrors.
     
  4. CelticWhisper

    CelticWhisper Founding Member

    Aww, that's too bad. I "personally" feel he's a lying sack of :trash:. Whatcha' got to say to that one, Johnnie boy?
     
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  5. KrazyKat

    KrazyKat Original Member

    This story 1/17/12 mentions 100 airports where employees will have dosimeters. FB Comments.
    The COMPLETE LACK of independent verification --testing machines or analyzing employee exposure--needs to be made loud and clear wherever this story appears.

    The handling of the "concern" seems most analogous to prison operations. Like Doober suggested, the union's hand is seen in the present employee "testing." More safeguards are in place for health interests of the prison population than that of the flying public.
     
  6. RB

    RB Founding Member

    Wondering if either Pistole or Nico have an education in any field that studies radiation?

    http://epa.gov/radiation/understand/health_effects.html#anyamount

     

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