Radiation laws protect workers who may be exposed to sources of radiation while working with certain types of radiation-emitting equipment.
The Radiation Protection Act and Regulation apply to workers who install, operate or service x-ray equipment and high powered lasers.
Employers are required to develop and implement safe work practices and procedures for workers who work with this equipment.
Owners of designated types of radiation equipment are required to have it inspected and registered.
The radiation legislation also specifies maximum exposure limits for radiation, and the need to have radiation workers monitor their personal exposure to ionizing radiation.
Read the legislation
- Radiation Protection Act
- Radiation Protection Regulation
- Government Organization Act - Schedule 10
- Radiation Health Administration Regulation
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