Radiation

Personal exposure monitoring for ionizing radiation (dosimetry), Registration of radiation equipment, Guidelines for handling naturally, and more. 

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

RAD001
***This resource is current to August 1995.
For information on the latest OHS 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.

PUBLISHED: August 1995

Personal exposure monitoring for ionizing radiation (dosimetry)

RAD008
Discusses personal radiation exposure monitoring using dosimeters and lists effective dose limits.

UPDATED: December 2021

Radon in the Workplace

RAD007
***This resource is current to August 2015.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

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

PUBLISHED: August 2015

Registration of radiation equipment

RAD009
Outlines OHS registration requirements for certain kinds of radiation equipment. Some example industries where designated radiation equipment may be found include Class 3b and Class 4 lasers, X-ray equipment, and particle accelerators.

PUBLISHED: December 2021