Legislation Guidance

A set of articles, guidance and comment on radiation protection legislation compliance in the UK.

For formal radiation safety and radioactive waste advice, see our Radiation Protection Adviser (RPA) services pages.

  • 1. How to read / use HSE Corner

    Published: Mar 09, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resource

      Tags:
    • HSE
    • Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
    • radiation safety inspections

    The idea behind HSE Corner is for the Ionactive RPA to share findings from HSE radiation safety inspections in a sanitised and useful way by using scenarios. This article outlines how to use this resource guidance.

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  • 2. Is it contingency or just sensible radiation protection practice?

    Published: Mar 09, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resource

      Tags:
    • HSE
    • RPA
    • Contingency Planning
    • Radiation safety
    • Notice of Contravention

    The regulator issues a NoC on the basis that contingency arrangements are inadequate. We have a look at this - is contingency relevant in this case?

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  • 1. Radioactive Substances - an environmental compliance definition

    Published: Feb 26, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resource

      Tags:
    • Radioactive substances
    • Radioactive materials

    A summary of the definitions used to describe radioactive substances in the UK

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  • 2. Radioactive Waste - an environmental compliance definition

    Published: Feb 25, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resource

      Tags:
    • Radioactive Waste

    A summary of the definitions used to describe radioactive waste in the UK

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  • 1. Environmental protection legislation in the UK for radioactive material & radioactive waste

    Published: Feb 19, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Public Resources

    A summary of environmental protection legislation in the UK for radioactive material & radioactive waste

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  • 2. UK Regulators for radioactive substances and waste

    Published: Feb 19, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resources

    A brief summary of the regulators for radioactive substances and waste in the UK who will assess 'permit' (etc) applications, modifications and revocations, and who will conduct site visits to inspect compliance.

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