Radiation Protection

Radiation and Health Fact Sheets

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ARPANSA publishes a comprehensive range of fact sheets on issues relating to radiation and health, the result of extensive research on the subject.

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These fact sheets provide information on issues relating to radiation and health, the result of extensive research on the subject.

Japan Advisories

Medical Radiation Safety Series

Ionising Radiation

There are two types of ionising radiation. One consists of particles (alpha, beta, neutrons) and the other consists of electromagnetic (x-rays, gamma rays) radiation.

Medical Calibrations

Non-Ionising Radiation

Non-ionising radiation consists of electromagnetic radiation ranging from the extremely low frequency (ELF) to the ultraviolet (UV). See Chart of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (PDF 157kb)

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