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Radiation Protection Series No. 9

Front cover - RPS No. 9

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

The Code establishes requirements for radiation protection in mining and mineral processing industries and for protection of human health and the environment from the effects of radioactive waste from mining and mineral processing. A companion volume, RPS 9.1 Safety Guide for Monitoring, Assessing and Recording Occupational Radiation Doses in Mining and Mineral Processing was published in 2011.

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Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing (2005) (PDF 492k)

Printed Copies

Printed copies of RPS No. 9 are available for purchase directly from ARPANSA at a cost of AUD$16.50 per copy (incl. GST and postage).

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Public Consultation Documents

Public Consultation Draft Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing - December 2004 (PDF 480k)

Public Consultation Draft Regulatory Impact Statement for Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing - December 2004 (PDF 349)

Summary of Submissions and Responses (PDF 533k)

Final Regulatory Impact Statement for Code of Practice and Safety Guide for Radiation Protection and Radioactive Waste Management in Mining and Mineral Processing - July 2005 (PDF 357k)

National Directory for Radiation Protection - Protocol for Application of Exemption Provisions for Radioactive Material (PDF 39k)

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