Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations (2020) - Australian Government


You will need to comply with this code if you work with planned radiation exposure and the control of occupational exposure, public exposure and environmental exposure.

The code sets out the requirements in Australia for the protection of occupationally exposed persons, the public and the environment in planned exposure situations. The primary means of controlling exposure in planned exposure situations is by good design of facilities, equipment, operating procedures and through training.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 2018 Australian Government

Administering agency

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

Regulatory Services

Licensing and Compliance

Contact details

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