Typical dose rates

Annual natural exposure2.1 mSv/a
Living at sea level0.3 mSv/a
Transatlantic flightup to 0.1 mSv
Chest X-ray0.01 – 0.03 mSv
Whole-body computer tomograph10 - 20 mSv

Radiometric measurement

0.001 mSv/h

X-rays in medicine are much more dangerous!

Thus, X-rays in the field of medical applications and various natural radioactivity cause a much higher radiation exposure than being near a radiometric measurement.

Nevertheless, respectful handling of radiometric measurements in accordance with regulations is inevitable.