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Radiation Protection Regulations (SOR/2000-203)

Regulations are current to 2021-03-23 and last amended on 2021-01-01. Previous Versions

Labelling and Signs (continued)

Use of Radiation Warning Symbol

 Whenever the radiation warning symbol set out in Schedule 3 is used,

  • (a) it shall be

    • (i) fully visible,

    • (ii) of a size appropriate for the size of the container or device to which it is affixed or attached, or the area, room or enclosure in respect of which it is posted,

    • (iii) in the proportions depicted in Schedule 3, and

    • (iv) oriented with one blade pointed downward and centred on the vertical axis; and

  • (b) no wording shall be superimposed on it.

  • SOR/2007-208, s. 10

Frivolous Posting of Signs

 No person shall post or keep posted a sign that indicates the presence of radiation, a nuclear substance or prescribed equipment at a place where the radiation, nuclear substance or prescribed equipment indicated on the sign is not present.

Records to Be Kept by Licensees

  • SOR/2020-237, s. 21(F)
  •  (1) Every licensee must keep a record of the name and job category of each nuclear energy worker.

  • (2) Every licensee must keep a record of doses of radiation and retain it for a period ending on the fifth anniversary of the day on which the information is collected.

  • SOR/2020-237, s. 22

Radiation Detection and Measurement Instrumentation

 Every licensee must ensure that instruments and equipment that are used for radiation measurements are selected, tested and calibrated for their intended use.

  • SOR/2020-237, s. 22

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are approved by the Governor in Council.

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