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Radiation Protection Regulations

Version of section 4 from 2020-11-25 to 2023-01-25:

 Every licensee must implement a radiation protection program and must, as part of that program,

  • (a) keep the effective dose and equivalent dose received by and committed to persons as low as reasonably achievable, taking into account social and economic factors, through the implementation of

    • (i) management control over work practices,

    • (ii) personnel qualification and training,

    • (iii) control of occupational and public exposure to radiation, and

    • (iv) planning for unusual situations; and

  • (b) ascertain the quantity and concentration of any nuclear substance released as a result of the licensed activity

    • (i) by direct measurement as a result of monitoring, or

    • (ii) if the time and resources required for direct measurement as a result of monitoring outweigh the usefulness of ascertaining the quantity and concentration using that method, by estimating them.

  • SOR/2020-237, s. 4
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