Code of Practice for the Safe Use of Industrial Radiography Equipment - Tasmania


You must comply with this code if you are an accredited person intending to issue a certificate of compliance to a place that stores or uses radioactive materials intended for use in industrial radiography.

Industrial radiography is carried out in an industrial environment and uses x-rays and gamma rays to non-destructively obtain information on the internal state of objects and materials.

This code specifies the practices that ensure the unnecessary exposure of persons to ionizing radiation is avoided and that all exposures are kept as low as reasonably achievable.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

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

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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Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Radiation Protection Unit

Public Health Services

Department of Health

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