Elements of a Radiation Safety Program for a Radionuclide Facility

  • Design of a radionuclide facility– Layout, shielding plans, ventilation
  • Organisation of radiation protection
  • Management of radioactive material – Reception, storage, use, inventory
  • Worker radiation protection – Control of internal and external exposure,
  • Radiation survey meters
  • Daily, weekly, and monthly radiation surveys
  • Management of gaseous, liquid, and solid radioactive wastes
  • Decontamination techniques
  • Protection of the surrounding environment – Control of liquid discharges
  • Radiation safety assessments
  • Radiation protection training – regular training, refresher courses
  • Radiation safety manuals, radiation safety policies, and radiation safety guides
  • Radiation emergency
  • Performance of the radiation protection program, ALARA
  • Radiation protection audits
  • Preparation for radiological inspections