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New Regulations

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

For more information go to the draft Approved Code of Practice and guidance.

We are in the process of updating the guidance below to reflect this change.

Radiation protection publications

Ionising Radiation Protection Series information sheets

Other publications

Health Protection Agency (HPA) , Radiation Protection Division’s Living with radiation provides detailed information on all aspects of ionising and non-ionising radiation.

HPA has produced the publication Ionising radiation exposure of the UK population: 2005 review.

Health risks from radon outlines the main facts about radon and explains what policies and practical measures which can be used to control exposures.

Updated 2020-08-03