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Codes and Standards

RPS No. 1

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Recommendations for Limiting Exposure to Ionizing Radiation (1995) and National Standard for Limiting Occupational Exposure to Ionizing Radiation (republished 2002)

With the exception of Annex C of RPS 1 this publication is now superseded by:


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RPS C-1

Code for Radiation Protection in Planned Exposure Situations (2016)





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RPS C-2

Code for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2014)

RPS C-2 directly adopts the IAEA’s Transport Code SSR-6 Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2012 Edition). For guidance on how to meet the requirements of this Code refer to IAEA safety guides:

  • SSG-26 Advisory Material for the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material
  • SSG-33 Schedules of Provisions of the IAEA Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material (2012 Edition)

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RPS No. 3

Radiation Protection Standard for Maximum Exposure Levels to Radiofrequency Fields - 3 kHz to 300 GHz (2002)

 


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RPS No. 5

Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Portable Density/Moisture Gauges Containing Radioactive Sources (2004)




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RPS No. 8

Code of Practice for the Exposure of Humans to Ionizing Radiation for Research Purposes (2005)




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RPS No. 9

Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing (2005)

See associated Safety Guide:
RPS 9.1 - Safety Guide for Monitoring, Assessing and Recording Occupational Radiation Doses in Mining and Mineral Processing (2011)


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RPS No. 10

Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Dentistry (2005)





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RPS No. 11

Code of Practice for the Security of Radioactive Sources (2007)





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RPS No. 12

Radiation Protection Standard for Occupational Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation (2006)





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RPS No. 13

Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Safe Use of Fixed Radiation Gauges (2007)





RPS No. 14

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Code of Practice for Radiation Protection in the Medical Applications of Ionizing Radiation (2008)

See associated Safety Guides:
RPS 14.1 - Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology (2008)
RPS 14.2 - Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Nuclear Medicine (2008)
RPS 14.3 - Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Radiotherapy (2008)


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RPS No. 17

Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Veterinary Medicine (2009)





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RPS No. 19

Code of Practice for Radiation Protection in the Application of Ionizing Radiation by Chiropractors (2009)


 

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