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    It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiation

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    I would like to say that employees who are not professionally exposed to ionising radiation should be clearly warned so that they should not enter the zone of elevated radiation by accident. This is an important issue.

    Here are my wariants regarding the above thought:
    I. It is essential to clearly warn professionally unexposed employees in order to prevent them from accidentally entering the zone of elevated radiation.

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    II. It is essential to clearly warn professionally unexposed employees against accidentally entering the zone of elevated radiation.

    What is your opinion on that?

    Thank you.

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    Re: It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiati

    I don't see how you can be professionally exposed to radiation. However, I have a suggestion. Try:

    It is essential to make sure people are not accidentally exposed to radiation.

    What do you think?


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    Re: It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiati

    I would insist on using "warn" verb and not avoiding the mention of the zone of elevated radiation. This is an industrial instruction manual and should be translated as exactly as possible.

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    Re: It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiati

    You want to say something like "The radiation zone should be clearly marked with appropriate warning signs so that unauthorized personnel do not enter."

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    Re: It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiati

    I disagree that the manual should be translated as precisely as possible. Instead, clarity is what is important. Avoid confusion. You want to make sure people do not enter the zone of elevated radiation. Clearly alert them to the danger.


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    Re: It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiati

    I forgot to thank you in the previous post. How about writing "It is essential to make sure people do not enter the zone of elevated radiation by accident"?

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    Re: It is essential to clearly warn professionally ..... the zone of elevated radiati

    Quote Originally Posted by JACEK1 View Post
    I forgot to thank you in the previous post. How about writing "It is essential to make sure people do not enter the zone of elevated radiation by accident"?
    That is good.



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