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).

  • Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17)

    Published: Feb 10, 2019

    Source: GOV.UK

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    • Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017

    The Ionising Radiation Regulations 2017 (IRR17) are the principal set of UK radiation protection regulations for all users of ionising radiation.

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  • Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 - Guidance for Notifications, Registrations and Consents

    Published: Feb 11, 2019

    Source: HSE

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    • Notification
    • Registration

    The new Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) present a new risk-based approach for information HSE of your use of ionising radiation. Depending on your level of risk you will either make a Notification or Registration to HSE, and in the case of the highest risk, you will need to apply for a consent. In addition to this guidance, you can also contact the Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) at Ionactive for further specific advice.

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  • National arrangements for incidents involving radioactivity (NAIR): technical handbook

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: NAIR

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    • Incidents
    • Radioactive
    • Transport
    • Radiation Protection Adviser

    NAIR 2002 Handbook (NRPB-W7). This publication is still valid despite its publication date. NAIR provides rapid and widely available assistance to the police and other emergency services where no radiation expert (e.g. Radiation Protection Adviser) is otherwise available. Assistance is provided in 2 stages and is drawn from hospitals, the nuclear industry and government departments.

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  • National arrangements for incidents involving radioactivity (NAIR): user handbook

    Published: Feb 09, 2019

    Source: NAIR

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    • Incidents
    • Radioactive
    • Contingecy

    NAIR provides quick and widely available assistance to the police and other emergency services where no radiation expert is otherwise available. Assistance is provided in 2 stages and is drawn from hospitals, the nuclear industry, and government departments. This publication is for emergency services staff who might need to use the service.

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  • Pollution inventory reporting: guidance notes (radioactive)

    Published: Feb 11, 2019

    Source: GOV.UK

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    • Radioactive
    • Pollution
    • Reporting

    If you are having fun using the Pollution Inventory Electronic Data Capture System (PIEDC) to submit annual radioactive waste returns, then this guidance document is well worth a read :)

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  • Radioactive substances regulation (RSR) for non-nuclear sites (England)

    Published: Feb 11, 2019

    Source: GOV.UK

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    • Radioactive
    • Environmental Agency
    • England
    • Permits

    Essential resource for anyone in England who needs to apply for, comply with or revoke a permit made under the Environmental Permitting (England & Wales) Regulations 2016. This will cover the use of sealed radioactive sources, unsealed radioactive materials and the accumulation and disposal of radioactive waste.

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