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IAEA - SSG-17

Control of Orphan Sources and Other Radioactive Material in the Metal Recycling and Production Industries Specific Safety Guide

active, Most Current
Organization: IAEA
Publication Date: 1 January 2012
Status: active
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The objective of this Safety Guide is primarily to provide recommendations to governments and national authorities, including regulatory bodies, on applying the Fundamental Safety Principles [19] by meeting the Safety Requirements [1-3, 20] in relation to the control of radioactive material in scrap metal and metal products. The recommendations in this Safety Guide take account of the basic principles in the Code of Conduct [8] and the obligations that States Parties may have under international conventions [21, 22]. However, it also provides recommendations that may be used by the metal recycling and production industries in general on the arrangements that should be made to protect workers, members of the public and the environment. Its primary focus is on the control of orphan sources that might be found within the metal recycling and production industries. It also provides recommendations on the control of other radioactive material that might enter the metal recycling and production industries

Document History

SSG-17
January 1, 2012
Control of Orphan Sources and Other Radioactive Material in the Metal Recycling and Production Industries Specific Safety Guide
The objective of this Safety Guide is primarily to provide recommendations to governments and national authorities, including regulatory bodies, on applying the Fundamental Safety Principles [19] by...

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