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Regulation of radiation exposure by legislative means

United States. National Committee on Radiation Protection.

Regulation of radiation exposure by legislative means

recommendations.

by United States. National Committee on Radiation Protection.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radioactivity -- Safety measures.,
  • Radiation Protection.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    SeriesNational Bureau of Standards handbook -- 61., National Bureau of Standards handbook -- 61.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 60 p.
    Number of Pages60
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15064793M

      (Although the process of food irradiation is governed by FDA regulations (21 CFR part ), these regulations do not include requirements to protect employees from ionizing radiation exposure.) X-rays are commonly used in the food industry for inspection, grading and sorting of food, such as fruit and eggs. Radiation Safety (General) Regulations Preliminary Part I r. 3 page 3 [This printout is not an official version of the legislation] “effective dose” means sum of the weighted equivalent doses in all organs and tissues of the body calculated using the formula — T T T E = ∑ w H where — E is the effective dose; WFile Size: KB.

    2. If there are signs of damage/moisture, measure exposure rates at the package surface and at a distance of 1 m from the surface. If exposure rate exceeds mR/hr at surface or 10 mR/hr at 1 m, theNRC and carrier must be notified immediatly, including RSO 3. Wipe external surface, assay the wipe, and decontaminate exterior surface. The MIOSHA - Radiation Safety Section (RSS) has launched a new online system. Click here to learn how to register and link your account to the new online system. MIOSHA staff are available to provide assistance with the online platform.

    Recommendations about radiation protection, measurements, quantities and units. Develops basic concepts about radiation quantities, units and measurements and applications of these concepts. NCRP publishes reports for limits to exposure. ICRP also recommends exposure limits. Recommends 2 .   This book discusses important fundamentals of radiation safety withspecific details ondose units, calculations, measuring, and biological effects of ionizing radiation. The author covers different exposure situations and their requirements, and relevant legislation and regulations governing radiation : Haydee Domenech.


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Regulation of radiation exposure by legislative means by United States. National Committee on Radiation Protection. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Regulation of Radiation Exposure by Legislative Means 1. Summary and Conclusions The Problem. The problem under discussion is the one of possible injury to human beings due to the peaceful use of ionizing radiation. The problem is not new. It has been under continuous study by national and international groups of able specialists for many years.

Get this from a library. Regulation of radiation exposure by legislative means: recommendations. [National Committee on Radiation Protection (U.S.)]. This appendix briefly covers the history of the regulation of ionizing radiation in medicine. It begins with a discussion of early guidelines by the scientists involved in the evolving profession.

It moves next to descriptions of various forms of governmental regulation, looking at both federal regulation by several agencies and at state : Kate-Louise D.

Gottfried, Gary Penn. Legislative framework. In the European Union, radiation protection legislation relating to ionising radiation derives from the Euratom Treaty. Its common objective is to establish uniform safety standards to protect the health of workers, patients and of the general public and to ensure that they are applied.

1 (1) The definitions in this subsection apply in these Regulations. absorbed dose means the quotient, in gray, obtained by dividing the energy absorbed through exposure to radiation by the mass of the body or part of the body that absorbs the radiation.

(dose absorbée) Act means the Nuclear Safety and Control Act. —(1) The Justification of Practices Involving Ionising Radiation Regulations are amended as follows.

(2) For regulation 21 (saving for medical practices) substitute— “ Nothing in regulation 4(5) of 5(3) shall prevent anything permitted under regulation 11 of the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations ”. 16 rows  Federal guidance reports are used by federal and state agencies in developing radiation.

The dose limits in the regulations are consistent with the limits specified in the Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations, published by the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA).

Texas State Department of Health, Regulations on radiation exposure (1 September ) Texas Austin 9. National Bureau of Standards, Handbook Regulation of radiation exposure by legislative, means () Government Printing Office Washington, D.

D.W. Moeller, J.G. Terrill, Jr. S.C. Ingraham, II Radiation exposure in the United States Cited by: 3. Rem means a measure of the dose of any ionizing radiation to body tissue in terms of its estimated biological effect relative to a dose of 1 roentgen (r) of X-rays (1 millirem (mrem)= rem).

The relation of the rem to other dose units depends upon the biological effect under consideration and upon the conditions for irradiation. Radiation Health administers Queensland's Radiation Safety Act and the Radiation Safety Regulation The objective of the Act is to: protect persons from health risks associated with exposure to particular sources of ionising radiation and harmful non-ionising radiation.

Legislative systems for purposes of radiological protection may exclude situations of radiation exposure to cosmic radiation at ground level, to natural radioactive constituents of the human body (such as the radionuclide potassium), to substances containing an activity concentrationFile Size: KB.

The intention is to use as appropriate the powers in the Health and Safety at Work Act and the Energy Act to make the required legislative changes within the Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations (REPPIR) and the Carriage of Dangerous Goods Regulations (CDG) and the Ionising Radiation Regulations.

In describing the clinical applications of ionizing radiation, Chapter 2 discusses some of the forms government regulation takes with respect to particular sources of radiation and procedures for applying it.

This chapter gives perspective to that discussion by presenting an overview of the entire regulatory system that applies to ionizing radiation in : Kate-Louise D.

Gottfried, Gary Penn. “medical exposure” means an exposure coming within any of paragraphs (a) to (e) of regulation 3; “medical physics expert” means an individual or a group of individuals, having the knowledge, training and experience to act or give advice on matters relating to radiation physics applied to exposure, whose competence in this respect is recognised by the Secretary of State.

Ionising Radiation Regulations (IRR17) came into force on 1 January and replaced Regulations IRR For more information go to the draft Approved Code of Practice and guidance. The main changes are tocom: how you tell HSE that you work with ionising radiation.

The Directive integrates several directives on occupational and public exposure and radiation protection repealed in This summary focuses exclusively on occupational health and safety aspects of the Directive (i.e.

mostly on Chapter VI). The Directive is directly addressed to Member States that have to put in place national implementing ives. Rules and Regulations - Radiation Control program; Rule Title Revision Date § (HTML) § (PDF, 26KB): Memorandum of Understanding Between the Department of State Health Services and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Regarding Radiation Control Functions.

“‘Ionising Radiation Regulations’ means the European Union (Basic Safety Standards for Protection Against Dangers Arising from Medical Exposure to Ionising Radiation) Regulations (S.I. of );”, (c) in Regulation 6— (i) by inserting after paragraph (3) the following paragraph. (3) For purposes of this section: (i) The term radiation-exposed veteran means either a veteran who while serving on active duty, or an individual who while a member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces during a period of active duty for training or inactive duty training, participated in a radiation-risk activity.

(ii) The term radiation-risk activity means. Michael Sheetz, in Research Regulatory Compliance, 8 Conclusion. Radiation protection regulations are developed and implemented for a number of appropriate reasons, including furthering protection and safety of humans, attempts to improve safety for individuals engaged in radiation-related activities, national security issues, and in response to the infrequent, but often high-profile.NOTE: This legislation is available from the Federal Register of Legislation website.

(Search hint: A text search using "Radiation" as the search word will produce most legislation relevant to ARPANSA) History of Bills. The Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (ARPANS) Bill was passed by the House of Representatives in May.Radiation protection, also known as radiological protection, is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The protection of people from harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and the means for achieving this".

Exposure can be from a source of radiation external to the human body or due to internal irradiation caused by the ingestion of radioactive contamination.