Radioprotection J.-M. Légaré

 4854, boul. Lévesque Est, Laval, Québec, Canada H7C 1N1

Téléphone: 450-661-0844

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Radiation Protection Services

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Radioprotection J.-M. Légaré Main Page

I- Curriculum vitae

II- Services (expertise on ionizing radiation, electromagnetic fields, etc., conferences, radiation protection courses or training...)

III- Price list

IV- Technical documents (shielding, calibration, control and surveillance, quality of ionising radiation, µSv/h / mR/h conversion factors, clinical dosimetry in radiotherapy, non-ionizing radiations, etc.)

V- Publications

VI- 108 radiation protection organisations

 

I-Curriculum vitae

 

B. Sc. appl. (Physique), Université Laval, Québec

M. Sc. et Ph. D., Faculté de médecine, Université de Montréal

6 years in radiological physics (Detroit, Toronto and Montréal)

Diploma in radiological physics from the American Board of Radiology

Over 20 years as chief radiation safety officer in government (health and safety and inside / outside environment), and industry, education and research

Publication of 3 books, 2 chapters of books among the 32 practical scientific publications in international journals (France, USA, Germany and Brazil) after having designed and accomplished the projects

Lectures and conferences given at international meetings (Canada, Brazil, USA, Japan, Spain and Cuba)

Adapted courses given in various enterprises and organisations

Years of consultation work in radiation protection

 

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II- Services

in Montreal and Quebec regions and elsewhere

 

Expertise in radiation protection

Radiation protection conferences

Radiation protection courses or radiation protection lectures

Shielding specifications and other radiation protection means for X-ray and radioactive source installations, etc.

Environmental, industrial, medical and paramedical, and personnal radiation protection, etc.

Radiation protection control and surveillance

Special projects, applied research projects

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Radionuclide measurements

X-ray measurements

Detection and quantification of radioactive sources in metal scrap

Radioactive decontamination

Other work in radiation protection

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Electric fields and magnetic fields (Hz, kHz, MHz, GHz); see: -- Individuals -- Companies

 

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III- Price list

 

60 $/h at the client's and at Radioprotection J.-M. Légaré's office for the preparation of documents, reports, shielding specifications, etc...;

40 $/h on the road, and other rates for plane travelling

Extra fixed rates for food, lodging, etc

Radioprotection J.-M. Légaré is tax free from GST (Canada) and QST (Québec) by permitted choice

 

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IV- Technical documents

 

List of selected publications:

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Légaré, J.-M., J. Bresse, B. St-Onge, J. Hannequin

Technique québécoise de dosimétrie clinique. Tôme 1.

I. Roentgenthérapie avec cônes et distance foyer-peau constante. - II. Roentgenthérapie avec diaphragme et distances foyer-peau constantes. - III. Télécésiumthérapie et télécobaltthérapie à distances source-peau constantes.

Québec Clinical Dosimetry System, vol. 1

See the summary for volume I here included

Éditeur officiel du Québec, 1977, vol. I, 1263 p.

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Légaré, J.-M., P. Leblanc, M. Renaud, J. Bresse

Technique québécoise de dosimétrie clinique. Tôme 2.

I. Roentgenthérapie à distances foyer-centre constantes. - II. Télécésiumthérapie et télécobaltthérapie à distances sources-centre constantes.

Québec Clinical Dosimetry System, vol. 2

See the summary for volume II here included.

Éditeur officiel du Québec. Québec, 1977., vol. II, 779 p.

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Légaré J.-M., Carrières P.-E., Manseau A., Bibeau C., Robert J. et Robidoux N.

Blindage contre les grands champs de rayons X primaires et diffusés des appareils triphasés au moyen de panneaux de verre, de gypse et de plomb acoustique

Radioprotection, Vol. 13 (2), p. 79-95, 1978

Shielding against large beams of primary X-ray beams and scatter with three-phase equipment by means of panels of glass, gypsum and acoustical lead.

Click here for résumé and integral text or click español for resumen.

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Légaré, J.-M., J. Bresse, B. Saint-Onge, J. Hannequin, P. Leblanc, M. Renaud

Quebecker Methode zur klinischen Dosimetrie für Röntgenapparate sowie Cäsium-137 - und Cobalt-60-Bestrahlungsgeräte mit konstanten Quelle-Haut-und Quelle-Zentrum-Abständen

Click here for German integral text and summaries

Strahlentherapie 155 (1979), 188-199 (Nr. 3)

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Légaré J.-M., Simard M. et Carrières P.-E.

Évaluation du blindage des salles de rayons X au moyen d'une caméra de radiographie industrielle munie d'une capsule de thulium 170

Radioprotection, vol. 19 (3), 211 à 225, 1984

Shielding evaluation of X-ray rooms by means of an industrial radiography camera with a thulium 170 capsule

Click here for integral text and summaries

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Légaré, J.-M. et Carrière, P.-É.
 
Comparaison des sources de Tm 170, Yb 169, Tc 99 m, Xe 133 et de Co 57 pour l'évaluation du blindage des salles de rayons X et spécifications de blindage primaire pour Tc 99 m, Xe 133 et Co 57

Radioprotection, vol. 23, 367-379, 1988

Comparaison of sources of Tm 170, Yb 169, Tc 99m, Xe 133 and Co 57 for X-ray room shielding evaluation, and primary shielding specifications for Tc 99m, Xe 133 and Co 57

Click here for integral text and summaries

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Légaré J.-M.

Étalonnage économique entre 28 et 1250 keV pour les appareils de radioprotection utilisés dans la surveillance de l'environnement

Gouvernement du Québec, 22 p., 1990, ISBN 2-550-20797-1

Economical calibration between 28 and 1250 keV for radiation protection equipment used in the surveillance of the environment

Click here for integral text with résumé and resumo

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Carrière P.-E. et Légaré J.-M.

Rabats plombés à 90o sur les surfaces de béton et extensions des murs de plomb à travers le béton pour les salles de rayons X fonctionnant entre 150 et 300 kVpc.

Appl. Radiat. Isot. Vol. 42 (4), p. 383-387, 1991

Lead flaps at 90o on concrete surfaces and lead wall extensions through concrete for X-ray rooms operating between 150 and 300 kVcp

Click here for summaries

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Légaré J.-M. et Aubé P.-B.

Spécifications de blindage pour les installations de radiographie industrielle et concepts dosimétriques

Gouvernement du Québec, 160 p., 1995, ISBN 2-550-24310-2

Shielding specifications for installations in industrial radiography and dosimetry concepts - See also 14- down below!

The English summary of this book is here included. Click here for several graphs and its full content index: summary, graphs for large fields of primary radiation from cobalt 60 and iridium 192 and scatter with its transmission curves, skyshine effects for rooms without a ceiling vs room height. The book also provides large field HVL and TVL, EDE, DE, ED and backscatter factors vs radiation energy, etc. Shielding specifications and dosimetric consideration are given extensively in this original book.

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Légaré J.-M.

Étalonnage, vérification et choix de compteurs portatifs pour alpha, bêta, gamma, rayons X et neutrons, de stylodosimètres à lecture directe, de signaleurs de poche et de dosimètres électroniques individuels; dosimétrie et concepts biophysiques

Elaborated text following a short presentation at the CRPA/ACRP (Trois-Rivières, 1995).

Calibration, verification and choice of portable meters for alpha, beta, gamma, X and neutrons, and also of direct reading pocket dosimeters, pocket radiation warners and personal electronic dosimeters; dosimetry and biophysical concepts

Click here for integral text and summaries

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Légaré J.-M.

Do your ionizing radiation readings give you what you expect?

Elaborated text following a short presentation at the Health Physics Society meeting in Seattle, 1996.

Click here for integral text - Cliquez ici pour obtenir le texte plus élaboré en français

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Légaré J.-M.

Protection against non-ionizing radiation

Click Français or Español for Protección contra los rayos no ionizantes, 4 pages, Conferencias magistrales y conferencias invitadas, 91 p.

Seguridad radiológica y nuclear, 4to Congreso regional IRPA, La Habana, 19-23 de octubre 1998

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Légaré J.-M.

Detection of radioactive sources in metal scrap

See joint text of the English version of Señalización de fuentes radioactivas en hierro viejo (chatarra), 4 pages, Conferencias magistrales y conferencias invitadas, 91 p.

Seguridad radiológica y nuclear, 4to Congreso regional IRPA, La Habana, 19-23 de octubre 1998

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Légaré J.-M.

Blindage des salles de rayons X et gamma industrielles et médicales - Synthèse et expérience personnelle

Shielding of X - and gamma industrial and medical rooms - Review and personal experience - See also 9- above!

Click here for integral text and summaries

June 2000

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Légaré J.-M.

Débits de dose efficace en µSv/h à diverses distances pour 1 à 21 jauges gamma Cs 137 et à neutrons Am 241/Be, sans et avec blindage en béton pour l'entreposage de jauges nucléaires portables

Effective dose rates in mSv/h at various distances for 1 to 21 gamma (Cs 137) and neutron (Am 241/Be) portable nuclear gauges without and with concrete shielding for storage

Partial text and summary (February 2004) - Troxler 4640-B Gauge (March 8, 2005)

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V- List of my publications in international journals

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