You must comply with this code if you are involved in the disposal and storage of radioactive wastes containing relatively low levels of radioactivity, or radionuclides of short half-life, such as those generated by many current medical, industrial and research uses of radioactivity in Australia.
This code recommends practices to manage wastes in a way to minimise the exposure of persons to radiation to below prescribed limits.
Please consult the contact officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.
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.
Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Services
Radiation Protection Unit
Radiation Protection Act 2005 (Tasmania)
Radiation Protection Regulations 2016 (Tasmania)
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