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Remote handling of radioactive waste. Nuclear technician using a remotely controlled handling arm to manipulate high-level radioactive waste sealed in a thick double-walled lead-lined concrete unit. He is protected from ionizing radiation by the walls of the unit and three feet of leaded glass. He is also wearing dosimeters (on front pockets) to monitor his levels of exposure to radiation. Photographed at the French nuclear research centre at Fontenay-aux-Roses, France.
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