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Safety Fundamentals


Fundamental Safety Principles
Series No. SF-1, published Tuesday, November 07, 2006. English, Full Text (266 kb)
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General Safety Requirements

Governmental, Legal and Regulatory Framework for Safety
Series No. GSR Part 1 (Rev. 1), published Monday, 29 February, 2016.
English, Full Text, (593 kb)
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Leadership and Management for Safety
Series No. GSR Part 2, published Thursday, 30 June, 2016.
English, Full Text, (494 kb)
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Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards
Series No. GSR Part 3, published Saturday, 19 July, 2014.
English, Full Text, (1694 kb)
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Safety Assessment for Facilities and Activities
Series No. GSR Part 4 (Rev. 1), published Monday, 29 February, 2016.
English, Full Text, (639 kb)
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Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste
Series No. GSR Part 5, published Tuesday, 19 May, 2009.
English, Full Text, (552 kb)
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Decommissioning of Facilities
Series No. GSR Part 6, published Tuesday, 08 July, 2014.
English, Full Text, (409 kb)
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Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
Series No. GSR Part 7, published Thursday, 12 November, 2015.
English, Full Text, (847 kb)
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General Safety Guides

Arrangements for Preparedness for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
Series No. GS-G-2.1, published Wednesday, 23 May, 2007.
English, Full Text, (1070 kb)
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Application of the Management System for Facilities and Activities
Series No. GS-G-3.1, published Friday, 28 July, 2006.
English, Full Text, (745 kb)
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The Management System for Technical Services in Radiation Safety
Series No. GS-G-3.2, published Wednesday, 02 July, 2008.
English, Full Text, (378 kb)
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The Management System for the Processing, Handling and Storage of Radioactive Waste
Series No. GS-G-3.3, published Wednesday, 02 July, 2008.
English, Full Text, (510 kb)
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Classification of Radioactive Waste
Series No. GSG-1, published Monday, 28 December, 2009.
English, Full Text, (895 kb)
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Criteria for Use in Preparedness and Response for a Nuclear or Radiological Emergency
Series No. GSG-2, published Thursday, 17 March, 2011.
English, Full Text, (1515 kb)
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The Safety Case and Safety Assessment for the Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste
Series No. GSG-3, published Thursday, 18 April, 2013.
English, Full Text, (1300 kb)
Use of External Experts by the Regulatory Body
Series No. GSG-4, published Thursday, 21 February, 2013.
English, Full Text, (621 kb)
Justification of Practices, Including Non-Medical Human Imaging
Series No. GSG-5, published Friday, 17 October, 2014.
English, Full Text, (656 kb)
Occupational Radiation Protection
Series No. RS-G-1.1, published Wednesday, 13 October, 1999.
English, Full Text, (243 kb)
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Assessment of Occupational Exposure Due to Intakes of Radionuclides
Series No. RS-G-1.2, published Tuesday, 02 November, 1999.
English, Full Text, (316 kb)
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Assessment of Occupational Exposure Due to External Sources of Radiation
Series No. RS-G-1.3, published Tuesday, 28 September, 1999.
English, Full Text, (307 kb)
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Building Competence in Radiation Protection and the Safe Use of Radiation Sources
Series No. RS-G-1.4, published Tuesday, 08 May, 2001.
English, Full Text, (123 kb)
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Environmental and Source Monitoring for Purposes of Radiation Protection
Series No. RS-G-1.8, published Monday, 22 August, 2005.
English, Full Text, (1064 kb)
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Categorization of Radioactive Sources
Series No. RS-G-1.9, published Monday, 15 August, 2005.
English, Full Text, (561 kb)
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Regulatory Control of Radioactive Discharges to the Environment
Series No. WS-G-2.3, published Friday, 15 September, 2000.
English, Full Text, (171 kb)
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Remediation Process for Areas Affected by Past Activities and Accidents
Series No. WS-G-3.1, published Thursday, 01 March, 2007.
English, Full Text, (344 kb)
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Release of Sites from Regulatory Control on Termination of Practices
Series No. WS-G-5.1, published Wednesday, 08 November, 2006.
English, Full Text, (381 kb)
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Safety Assessment for the Decommissioning of Facilities Using Radioactive Material
Series No. WS-G-5.2, published Tuesday, 24 February, 2009.
English, Full Text, (817 kb)
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Storage of Radioactive Waste
Series No. WS-G-6.1, published Tuesday, 28 November, 2006.
English, Full Text, (412 kb)
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Specific Requirements


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Specific Safety Guides

Regulatory Control of Radiation Sources
Series No. GS-G-1.5, published Monday, 13 December, 2004.
English, Full Text, (575 kb)
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Communication and Consultation with Interested Parties by the Regulatory Body
Series No. GSG-6, published Monday, 25 September, 2017.
English, Full Text, (642 kb)
Safety of Radiation Generators and Sealed Radioactive Sources
Series No. RS-G-1.10, published Friday, 15 December, 2006.
English, Full Text, (496 kb)
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Radiological Protection for Medical Exposure to Ionizing Radiation
Series No. RS-G-1.5, published Tuesday, 02 April, 2002.
English, Full Text, (294 kb)
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Application of the Concepts of Exclusion, Exemption and Clearance
Series No. RS-G-1.7, published Wednesday, 04 August, 2004.
English, Full Text, (232 kb)
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Radiation Safety in Industrial Radiography
Series No. SSG-11, published Friday, 25 February, 2011.
English, Full Text, (1060 kb)
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Control of Orphan Sources and Other Radioactive Material in the Metal Recycling and Production Industries
Series No. SSG-17, published Friday, 10 February, 2012.
English, Full Text, (861 kb)
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National Strategy for Regaining Control over Orphan Sources and Improving Control over Vulnerable Sources
Series No. SSG-19, published Thursday, 18 August, 2011.
English, Full Text, (1064 kb)
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Protection of the Public against Exposure Indoors due to Radon and Other Natural Sources of Radiation
Series No. SSG-32, published Tuesday, 09 June, 2015.
English, Full Text, (1023 kb)
Radiation Safety for Consumer Products
Series No. SSG-36, published Monday, 25 January, 2016.
English, Full Text, (850 kb)
Radiation Safety of Gamma, Electron and X Ray Irradiation Facilities
Series No. SSG-8, published Monday, 26 July, 2010.
English, Full Text, (1614 kb)
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Decommissioning of Medical, Industrial and Research Facilities
Series No. WS-G-2.2, published Tuesday, 07 December, 1999.
English, Full Text, (127 kb)
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Management of Waste from the Use of Radioactive Material in Medicine, Industry, Agriculture, Research and Education
Series No. WS-G-2.7, published Thursday, 26 May, 2005.
English, Full Text, (656 kb)
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| Last update: Tuesday, 09 December, 2014.