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Radiologic health effects

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ARPANSA - Health Effects of Ionising Radiation

This page is one of a set of pages provided by Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency to inform about radiation basics

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ARPANSA - The ARPANSA Radiofrequency Radiation Exposure Standard

The ARPANSA Radiofrequency Standard sets limits for human exposure to RF fields in the frequency range 3 kHz to 300 GHz. It also includes requirements for protection of the general public and the management of risk in occupational exposure, together with additional information on measurement and assessment of compliance.

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ARPANSA - What we do

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

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ARPANSA - Organisational Structure

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

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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

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

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ARPANSA - WHO Radiation Emergency Medical Preparedness and Assistance Network (REMPAN)

For the promotion of radiation emergency medical preparedness and for practical assistance and advice to countries in the case of overexposure from any source of radiation, WHO has established a network of collaborating centres - REMPAN.

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ARPANSA - Extremely Low Frequency Electric and Magnetic Fields

This page is one of a set of pages provided by Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency to inform about radiation basics

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Mammography (Breast Imaging) | myVMC

Mammography: A mammogram is a radiological tool used to image breast tissue. It can detect calcifications, cysts, fibroadenoma (non-cancerous breast lumps) and cancer. Simply an x-ray of the breast, mammography helps to evaluate and diagnose conditions.

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Health Emergency Preparedness and Response

Australia has a robust health system with measures in place to provide a comprehensive and effective health response in the event of a disaster or mass casualty event, including a bioterrorist act, natural disaster, bombing or communicable disease outbreak.

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