Code of practice for radiation protection in veterinary medicine - Queensland


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to possess or use an ionising radiation source to carry out a diagnostic or therapeutic procedure involving the irradiation of an animal.

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.

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.

Other resources

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Health Protection Branch

Radiation Health Unit

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

The Chief Executive

Radiation Health Unit

Health Protection Branch

Queensland Health

Mailing address: PO BOX 2368
Fortitude Valley, Queensland 4006
Other: 07 3328 9622
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