X-rays from full body scanners at IGIA are likely to cause burns
THE Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) expressed concerns over the health hazards of the full body scanner on trial at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA).
The agency, in a recent meeting of high-level committee overseeing the trials, has appraised officials that scanner emits X rays which can lead to severe health complications including burns.
Airport authorities said it was because of this reason that the scanner has not been accorded clearance even after being in trial for three years. “The ionizing