Guides are documents that provide recommendations and guidance on how to comply with the Codes or apply the principles of the Fundamentals. They are written in an explanatory and non-regulatory style and indicate the measures recommended for good practice. They are generally expressed as 'should' statements.
This publication, the Fundamentals for protection against ionising radiation (2014) provides an understanding of the effects of ionising radiation and associated risks for the health of humans and of the environment.
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.