Safety Guide for the Use of Radiation in Schools - Tasmania


You must comply with this safety guide if you intend to use, acquire, possess or store a radiation source in an education institution.

This safety guide provides practical advice and guidance on the use of radiation sources in Australian secondary schools and colleges. It contains detailed guidelines for using ionizing radiation sources.

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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