The Radiation Health Committee notes that there have been some issues in consistently applying the requirements of the ‘Code of Practice for the Exposure of Humans to Ionizing Radiation for Research Purposes’ (known as RPS 8,).
Members of the Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council, Radiation Health Committee and Nuclear Safety Committee endorsed the roles and expectations for advisory bodies at their meetings in June 2017.
The RHC advises the CEO and the RHSAC on matters relating to radiation protection, including formulating draft national policies, codes and standards for the promotion of uniform national standards of radiation protection for consideration by the Commonwealth, states and territories.
ARPANSA respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, their cultures, and to Elders past and present.