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Radiation Protection Series No. 7

Front Cover - RPS No. 7 Recommendations for Intervention in Emergency Situations Involving Radiation Exposure (2004)

These Recommendations update existing guidance on the application of protective measures in planning for and responding to emergency situations in Australia involving radiation exposure.

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 7. 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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PDF iconRadiation Protection Series 7 - Recommendations for Intervention in Emergency Situations Involving Radiation Exposure (Annex B removed January 2015)

Printed Copies

Printed copies of RPS No. 7 are available for purchase directly from ARPANSA at a cost of AUD$20.90 per copy (incl. GST and postage).

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Supporting Documents

PDF iconRadiation and Thyroid Cancer - Technical Considerations for the Use of Stable Iodine after a Nuclear Reactor Accident in Australia , June 2004 Radiation and Thyroid Cancer - Technical Considerations for the Use of Stable Iodine after a Nuclear Reactor Accident in Australia.