Radiation protection

X-ray - a type of ionising radiation

Managing radiation hazards and using sources of radiation safely

These resources provide essential information and guidance for using sealed and unsealed radioactive sources or x-ray generating equipment, helping you comply with legislation and work safely.

University policy

Read the policies on:

Ionising radiation

For practical advice for working with radioactive materials, contact your local school radiation protection supervisors. ‌

Non-ionising radiation

Lasers - an example of non-ionising radiation

These resources help you to comply with legislative and University requirements while protecting yourself and those around you from radiation safety hazards.

Radiation protection handbook

Handbook for laboratory workers, created by the Association of University Radiation Protection Officers (AURPO).

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