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Radiation Protection Series

12 September 2017

2.  Radiation protection principles for existing exposure situations

2.1 Principles for protection

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1. Introduction

1.1 Citation

This publication may be cited as the Existing Exposure Guide (2017).

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This publication was prepared jointly with the Radiation Health Committee. The Radiation Health and Safety Advisory Council advised the CEO to adopt the Guide.

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This Guide for Radiation Protection in Existing Exposure Situations (2017) establishes a framework in Australia for the protection of occupationally exposed persons, the public and the environment in existing exposure situations. This guide applies a risk based approach when considering the application, justification and optimisation of existing exposure strategies and remedial actions.

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National Directory for Radiation Protection (RPS 6) is the uniform national framework for radiation protection in Australia.


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