Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17)

Ionactive summary guidance on the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17). This resource will be useful for Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS) and employers, and anyone in the UK planning to work with ionising radiation. It may also be useful to those outside the UK who require a summary of UK radiation protection legislation. Ionactive IRR17 guidance is compatible with the official HSE IRR17 Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) but is written in a more conversational style with plenty of workplace examples and observations and advice from Mark Ramsay (Radiation Protection Adviser).

  • IRR17 (7) – Consent to carry out specified practices

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (8) – Radiation risk assessments

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (9) - Restriction of exposure

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (10) - Personal protective equipment

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (11) - Maintenance and examination of engineering controls, etc. and personal protective equipment

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (12) - Dose limitation

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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