Security Scanners Links
1. European regulation on air travel security
- The European Union (EU), in order to protect the air transportation of persons and goods, has established common rules, applicable across the EU, to safeguard civil aviation against acts of unlawful interference. More information at:
- Commission Communication to the European Parliament and the Council of 15 June 2010 on the Use of Security Scanners at EU airports:
2. European regulation on ionizing radiation
- Directive 96/29/Euratom - ionizing radiation. This Directive is to establish uniform basic safety standards to protect the health of workers and the general public against the dangers of ionising radiation.
3. Other websites on aviation regulations
- AviationLaw.EU aims to provide a free, in-depth source of reference to all those with an interest in aviation law. Such persons may include practitioners in the field, researchers, students and also passengers or other users of aviation transport.
4. Other websites on ionizing radiation
- A WHO introduction on ionizing radiation
- The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) helps to prevent cancer and other diseases and effects associated with exposure to ionising radiation, and to protect the environment.
- An independant evaluation of the the differences between millimeter-wave scanners and x-ray scanners: