Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Veterinary Medicine (2009) - Australian Government


You may need to comply with this code if you are involved in the use of ionizing radiation and lasers in veterinary practice.

This code applies to the use of radiation in veterinary medicine, teaching and research.

The code provides a system for the safe use of veterinary radiation equipment and radioactive sources to minimise the risk associated with radiation exposure of staff and other persons. The Safety Guide within the code informs best practice in each application of ionizing radiation.

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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