Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Portable Density / Moisture Gauges Containing Radioactive Sources (2004) - Australian Government


You may need to comply with this code if you are the holder of a source licence and you supply or provide portable density / moisture gauges.

This code applies to all commercially available self-contained surface or near-surface portable density / moisture gauges that incorporate one or more radioactive sources.

The code outlines working practices, procedures and protective measures to ensure the security of radioactive sources.

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

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