Code of practice for radiation protection in veterinary medicine - Queensland


You may need to comply with this code if you 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

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