National Standard for Limiting Occupational Exposure to Ionizing Radiation (2002) - Australian Government

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to deal with controlled materials, controlled apparatus or controlled facilities where you are occupationally exposed, or potentially exposed, to ionizing radiation.

Controlled apparatus includes an apparatus which produces harmful non-ionizing radiation when energised.

A controlled facility is a nuclear installation or a prescribed radiation facility. A controlled material means any natural or artifical material, which emits ionizing radiation spontaneously.

The objectives of this standard are to limit the risk to health arising from exposure to ionizing radiation in the workplace and to optimize radiation protection by setting common essential requirements for the control of exposure to radiation, including the specification of employers duties and employees duties.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Regulatory Services
Licensing and Compliance

Act(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations (Australian Government)

Contact details

Regulatory Services
Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
Regulatory Services
Licensing and Compliance


Mailing address:
PO BOX 655
Miranda, New South Wales 1490

Phone:

02 95418330
licenceadmin@arpansa.gov.au

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