Scope of this legislative Instrument:
This 2010 radiation safety standard is made under section 16 of the Radiation Safety Act 1999, and establishes the minimum safety criteria for premises at which ionising radiation sources are used, or where radioactive substances are stored.
Compliance with this standard will assist possession licensees in ensuring that the health and safety of persons are not adversely affected by exposure to radiation during the conduct of their radiation practices.
To access the code please go to the following link http://www.health.qld.gov.au/radiationhealth/documents/pr100.pdf
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.
Health Protection Unit
Radiation Health Unit
Radiation Safety Act 1999 (Queensland)
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