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Radiation Protection Series No. 5

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

The Code of Practice establishes requirements for adoption by Commonwealth, State and Territory jurisdictions that will provide a system for the safe use of portable density/moisture gauges containing radioactive sources.

Removal of Annex B

In January 2015, Annex B - Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation and Standards for Control of Exposure, was removed from the electronic edition of RPS 5. For information on the health effects of ionising radiation, refer to RPS F-1 Fundamentals for Protection Against Ionising Radiation (2014).

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