AS / NZS 2982:2010 Laboratory Design and Construction - Tasmania


You must comply with this standard if you are an accredited person intending to issue a certificate of compliance to a place that stores or uses unsealed radioactive materials in a laboratory setting. Unsealed radioactive material refers to radioactive material that is not:

  • permanently sealed in a capsule
  • in a solid form and that is bound closely.

This standard sets out requirements relating to the design and construction of buildings that house laboratories. It applies both to new laboratories and to where existing buildings are converted to laboratory use. Special sections are included for hazardous substances, biological, radiological, and secondary school laboratories.

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

Act(s) name

Radiation Protection Act 2005 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Radiation Protection Regulations 2016 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Health

Public Health Services

Radiation Protection Unit

Contact details

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Radiation Protection Unit

Public Health Services

Department of Health

Phone: 03 6166 7256
Website: Radiation Protection Unit (Opens in new window)