Part A - Summary of environmental protection legislation in the UK (radioactive material and waste)

A summary of the environmental protection legislation in the UK covering England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Also covers the regulators. For more detail please consider taking the Ionactive online Radioactive Substances and Waste - Environmental Compliance Course.

  • 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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  • 3. Permits, registrations and authorisations for radioactive substances and waste in the UK

    Published: Feb 19, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resources

    A summary of the various permits, registrations and authorisations for radioactive substances and waste in the UK.

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  • 4. Sealed and unsealed radioactive sources

    Published: Feb 19, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resources

      Tags:
    • sealed radioactive source
    • Unsealed radioactive source

    A concise description of a sealed radioactive source and an unsealed radioactive source (material). Useful when determining what type of permit (authorisation etc) you require from the UK environment agencies.

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  • 5. High Activity Sealed Sources (HASS)

    Published: Feb 19, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resources

      Tags:
    • HASS source
    • High Activity Sealed Source
    • D-Values
    • HASS thresholds

    A summary of the nature and significance of the HASS source. Useful if you wish to obtain a HASS permit (authorisation etc) in the UK.

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  • 6. Sealed source category and the 'D' value

    Published: Feb 19, 2022

    Source: Ionactive Resource

      Tags:
    • D value
    • sealed radioactive source
    • Radioactive source security
    • Counter Terrorism Security Adviser (CTSA)

    A summary of the category of sealed radioactive sealed sources in the UK, including the A/D calculation.

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