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ARPANSA - Radiation Protection Series

This page lists the Radiation Protection Series (RPS) publications of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency.

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Radiation protection | Public Health

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ARPANSA - Radiation Protection Series No. 1

RPS No. 1 was originally published by the NHMRC and NOHSC in 1995 and Publication No. 39 in the Radiation Health Series.

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ARPANSA - Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Nuclear Medicine

The Safety Guide is a supplement to the Code of Practice for Radiation protection in the Medical Application of Ionizing Radiation (RPS14). It provides advice and guidance on good radiation practice and on meeting the requirements of the Code.

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Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency

Home page of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA), a Federal Government agency charged with responsibility for protecting the health and safety of people, and the environment, from the harmful effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.

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ARPANSA - Radiation Protection Series - RPS 10 Dentistry

The Code establishes the responsibilities of those involved in dental radiology, and lays down requirements for equipment and siting, image receptors and film processing, and procedures to minimise exposure to ionizing radiation.

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ARPANSA - Development of Radiation Protection Standards and Codes of Practice

The Radiation Health Committee, in consultation with the public, advises the CEO of ARPANSA during the formulation of national policies, standards and codes of practice. The committee consists of representatives from the Commonwealth, states and territories.

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ARPANSA - Safety Guide for Radiation Protection in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology

The Safety Guide is a supplement to the Code of Practice for Radiation protection in the Medical Application of Ionizing Radiation (RPS14). It provides advice and guidance on good radiation practice and on meeting the requirements of the Code.

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ARPANSA - National Directory for Radiation Protection (RPS 6)

The Australian Health Ministers' Conference (AHMC) endorsed the National Directory for Radiation Protection (NDRP) as the uniform national framework for radiation protection in Australia.

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ARPANSA - Radiation and Health Fact Sheets

This page lists the publications of the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency concerning radiation and health issues.

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