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ICRP Home page [=]

ICNIRP (Int Comm on Non-Ionising Rad Prot) [=]

ICRP - Diagnostic Ref Levels (DRLs) in Medical Imaging (plus guidance and slides) [=]

WHO's Electro-Magnetic Fields (info on non-ionising electomagnetic radiation) [=]

IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) [=]

IAEA "Chernobyl's Legacy..." (The Chernobyl Forum 2003-2005) [=]

UNSCEAR (Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation) [=]

UNSCEAR - 2006 Report, "Effects of ionizing radiation" [=]

International Radiation Protection Association (12th Annual Conference - Oct 2008) [=]

NEA (Nuclear Energy Agency) [=]


NRC (Nuclear Regulatory Commission) [=]

NCRP (National Council on Rad Prot & Measmnts, USA) [=]

FDA (Food and Drug Administration: Radiation-Emitting Products) [=]

CDRH Organ Dose Handbooks [=]

CRCPD (Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors) [=]

BEIR VI - Health Effects of Exposure to Radon [=]

BEIR VII Phase 2 (2006) - "Health Risks from Exposure ..." [=]

Univ of Michigan - Health Physics Website [=]

Idaho State Universitty's Radiation Information Network [=]

Oak Ridge Associated Universities Health Physics Resources [=]

UK Government Agencies

HSE (Health and Safety Executive) Home Page [=]

HSE - radiation protection [=]

HSE - non-ionising electromagnetic radiation [=]

HSE - publications [=]

HSE Publications Bookfinder [=]

HSE's Acronyms & Abbreviations [=]

HSE's Index of Websites [=]

DEFRA (Dept for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) Radioactivity Info [=]

Environment Agency [=]

Envrmnt Agency - Download Rad Subs Act application forms [=]

Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) [=]

MHRA (Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency) [=]

HPA (Health Protection Agency) - Radiation [=]

HPA Personal Monitoring Service [=]

UK Statutory Documents

IRR99 (Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 3232) [=]

Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposures) Regulations 2000 [=]

Radiation (Emergency Preparedness & Public Info) Regs 2001 [=]

Radioactive Substances (Clocks and Watches) (Eng & Wales) Regs 2001 [=]

Radioactive Substances Act 1993 [=]

Radioactive Material (Road Transport) Act 1991 [=]

Radioactive Material (Road Transport) Regs 2002 [=]

Radioactive Material (Road Transport) (GB) Regs 1996) [=]

Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road (Driver Training) Regs 1996 ) [=]

Transport of Dangerous Goods (Safety Advisors) - SI 1999 no. 257 [=]

UK Guidance on RP Programmes for the Transport of Radioactive Materials [=]

OPSI (Office of Public Sector Information) - Search for Statutory Instruments [=]

IRR99 Medical & Dental Guidance Notes [=]

IRR99 Guidance Notes for Dental Practitioners [=]

UK Organisations

Assoc of Univ Radiation Prot Officers (AURPO) - news etc [=]

Society for Radiological Protection (SRP) [=]

SRP Bibliography - useful summaries of UK legislation, regs etc [=]

UK National Radon Forum [=]

Other Countries (for full list - see Nick's World)

Australian Radiation Prot and Nuc Safety Agency (ARPANSA) [=]

RPII (Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland) [=]

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission [=]

SSI (Swedish Radiation Protection Institute) - mobile phones, radon etc [=]


Nick's World list of radiation sites (very comprehensive) [=]

"How Stuff Works" - Nuclear Radiation [=]

Table of Nuclides [=]

Periodic Tables etc [=]

Wikipaedia - Table of Nuclides [=]

Radon in Buildings - informational slide shows [=]

Radwaste - listing of government & regulatory agencies [=]

Calculate your dose when flying (FAA Med Inst) [=]

World Nuclear Association [=]

Active Collection Bureau - UK radwaste disposal service [=]

Perspective (Mini-Instruments - economical radiation detectors) [=]


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Former NRPB Bulletin
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Mar 2000 May 2000

Mar 2001 June 2001

Sep 2001 Dec 2001

Jun 2002 Dec 2002

Mar 2003 Dec 2003

Health Protection Agency

(Power Frequency EM Fields ..(Feb 2006)

Dose Criteria ... Contam Land (Mar 2006)

Deriving ExpCriteria .. IR & NIR (Jul 2007)

Advice on Risks from Tritium (Nov 2007)

Emmissions from compact fluorescent lights (Oct 2008)

Update of radiation exp guidance for UK (Jul 2009)

UK Dept for Transport

Guidance for Class 7 (Radioactive Materials)

Recent Radiation Incidents,
Enforcement Notices & Prosecutions in UK

X-ray Fluorescence Meter source

14 years of leaks from Bradwell Nuc Power Station

- HSE Register of Prosecutions

HSE Info Sheets (pdf files)

- Industrial Radiography

- Assess & Record Doses

- Nuclear Density Gauges

- Outside Workers

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- Control of Radioactive Substances

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