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Occupation exposure

10 December 2021

ARPANSA coordinates comments on behalf of Australia on IAEA draft documents.

Long shot of medical personnel in a hospital coridoor
18 May 2020

We've developed free online Occupational Radiation Exposure (ORE) material for all people working in medical facilities that use ionising radiation, for example, X-rays and CT nuclear medicine.

Man and woman working at an outdoor construction site
15 July 2019

In Australia, skin cancer accounts for around 80% of all newly diagnosed cancers each year and UV radiation from the sun is one of the leading causes of skin cancer. With high UV radiation year-round in many parts of Australia, people who regularly work outside face a higher risk of developing cancer from sun exposure.

20 June 2017

Registration forms, dose history request forms and authorisation forms for the PRMS.

Full length shot of OSL monitor on table
20 June 2017

The OSL measures potential occupational doses from gamma radiation and X‑rays. They are typically used in industries such as diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy, chiropractic, veterinary, dental and nuclear medicine.

20 June 2017

If you work in a workplace where you may be exposed to ionising radiation, you may need to be monitored.

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