External links

A collection of external links relating to radiation safety, nuclear history and useful resources (radiation monitors, radioactive sources, UK and international legislation etc). No warranty implied by including links to services or products. Please email Ionactive if you think your produce or service should feature.

  • Accidents in Radiotherapy

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: ICRP

    This link takes you to a PowerPoint presentation (this will load upon clicking the link) on radiotherapy accidents. It makes quite shocking reading and is a valuable educational resource.

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  • AJ Radioactive Material Equations and Formulas Calculator

    Published: Nov 13, 2018

    Source: ajdesigner.com

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  • Appointed Doctors (ionising radiation)

    Published: May 24, 2019

    Source: HSE

      Tags:
    • Appointed Doctor
    • Ionising Radiation
    • Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017

    This link takes you to a HSE database where you can search a list of appointed doctors, made under the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17).

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  • Approved Code of Practice and Guidance For The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019

    Published: Apr 04, 2020

    Source: ONR

    Approved code of practice and guidance issued by ONR for compliance with the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019. REPPIR 2019 provides for the the protection of members of the public and workers in the event of radiation emergencies that originate from a premises. This publication also provides advice to those who are involved in planning communication strategies. Some important changes are noted in the guidance including:

    - Removal of transport activities

    - Removal of references to ‘reasonably foreseeable’ radiation emergency (all hazards which could lead to a radiation emergency should be assessed)

    - Limitation of the dis-application of dose limits to emergency workers

    - Introduction of the requirement to consult a Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) on specific matters.

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  • Approved dosimetry services - a list by HSE

    Published: Apr 10, 2020

    Source: HSE

      Tags:
    • Dosimetry
    • Approved Dosimetry Service

    An updated table of Approved Dosimetry Services (ADS) issued by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

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  • Atomic Archive

    Published: Mar 03, 2019

    Source: http://www.atomicarchive.com/

      Tags:
    • Atomic Energy
    • Nuclear
    • Archive
    • History

    Atomic Archive says about itself: 'This site explores the complex history surrounding the invention of the atomic bomb - a crucial turning point for all mankind'. This site is a great read when you have a few hours to spare. It has resources dealing with the science, history, photos, videos and much more..

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