Working with ionising radiation: notify, register or get consent

On 1 January 2018 Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17) replaced IRR99.

Depending on the ionising radiation work being carried out, employers may need to apply to the Health and Safety Executive to:

Whether you notify, register or get consent depends on the level of risk of the work you do.

You must apply before you start new work involving ionising radiation.

You can find more detailed guidance in Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 –guidance for notifications, registrations and consents.

Updated 2023-04-18