Safety Guide for the Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste (2008)

The purpose of this Safety Guide is to assist regulators, persons responsible for facilities that generate and manage radioactive waste and other specialists in achieving compliance with regulatory requirements. It should also assist in ensuring adequate monitoring, safety assessment and maintenance of radioactive waste in storage for the purpose of ongoing safety and security.

Removal of Annex H

In January 2015, Annex H - Health Effects of Ionizing Radiation and Standards for Control of Exposure, was removed from the electronic edition of RPS 16. For information on the health effects of ionising radiation, refer to RPS F-1 Fundamentals for Protection Against Ionising Radiation (2014).

Download the Safety Guide

(Annex H removed January 2015)

Publications from the Radiation Protection Series are now available in digital format only. If you require access to a format other than PDF, please contact us.

Access to information FOI disclosure log Information public scheme