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Time
In Radiation Protection 'time' is still considered one of the key principles for protection from External Radiation sources of Ionising Radiation . For a given Dose Rate , the exposure from the source can be minimised by minimising the time spent near the source. Whilst this concept is still valid, and in some circumstances its vital, it is usually easier to comply with the principles of ALARP by using the other related methods such as maximising Distance , using Shielding or using an alternative to ionising radiation.