Standard for premises - ionising radiation sources - Queensland

Description

Scope of this legislative Instrument:

This 2010 radiation safety standard is made under section 16 of the Radiation Safety Act 1999, and establishes the minimum safety criteria for premises at which ionising radiation sources are used, or where radioactive substances are stored.

Compliance with this standard will assist possession licensees in ensuring that the health and safety of persons are not adversely affected by exposure to radiation during the conduct of their radiation practices.

To access the code please go to the following link http://www.health.qld.gov.au/radiationhealth/documents/pr100.pdf

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Radiation Safety Act 1999 QLD

Administering agency

Queensland Health

Health Protection Unit

Radiation Health Unit

Contact details

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

Radiation Health

Radiation Health Unit

Health Protection Unit

Queensland Health

Operating address: 147-163 Charlotte Street
Brisbane
Queensland 4000
Mailing address: GPO Box 48
Brisbane
Queensland 4001
Phone: 07 3234 0111