Radiation

Guidelines for handling naturally occurring radioactive materials, highlights of 2013 changes to the Radiation Protection Regulation and more. 

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Guidelines for the Handling of Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials in Western Canada

RAD001
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Guidelines for detection, classification, handling, transportation and waste management of naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM). Developed by the Western Canadian NORM Committee.

Personal exposure monitoring for ionizing radiation (dosimetry)

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Discusses personal radiation exposure monitoring using dosimeters and lists effective dose limits.

Radiation Protection Regulation Amended in 2013 - Highlights

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Highlights changes in the Radiation Protection Regulation that came into effect on July 25, 2013.

Radon in the Workplace

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Discusses the health effects of radon exposure, where radon may naturally occur, how to test for it and suggested controls.