Radioactive Disposal Permit - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to dispose of radioactive substances, irradiating apparatus or prescribed electrical equipment. You must dispose of substances, apparatus or equipment in the manner and within the time specified by the Agency in the permit.

An irradiating apparatus is any apparatus capable of producing ionising radiation of any prescribed type, or capable of accelerating atomic particles under any prescribed conditions (such as X-ray equipment). A radioactive substance is a substance, including any article that has been manufactured or subjected to any artificial treatment or process, which contains more than the maximum prescribed concentration of any radioactive element.

Prescribed electronic products are:

  • Transilluminators;
  • Class 4 lasers;
  • Single pulsed class 3B lasers;
  • Class 3B lasers with average output power greater than 5 mW; and
  • Sun-tanning units.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Please consult directly with the Contact Officer for information on any eligibility requirements.

Duration

As per permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Radioactive Disposal Permit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Radiological Council

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1975 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Safety (General) Regulations 1983 (Western Australia)

Contact details

The Secretary
Radiological Council


Operating address:
Grace Vaughan House
227 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park
Western Australia 6008
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 2006
Nedlands
Western Australia 6009

Phone:

08 9388 4999

Fax:

08 9382 0701
radiation.health@health.wa.gov.au

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