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Personal Radiation Monitoring Devices

Thursday, October 10, 2019

RADIATION PROTECTION AND CONTROL ACT 1982
Approvals pursuant to Part 2, Division 4, Regulation 20, Subregulation (1) of the Radiation Protection and Control (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2015 – Personal Radiation Monitoring Devices
Notice by Delegate of the Minister for Environment and Water

PURSUANT to Part 2, Division 4, Regulation 20, Subregulation (1) of the Radiation Protection and Control (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2015, I, Amanda Fortanier, Team Leader, Radiation Health, Mining and Radiation Branch of the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), being a person to whom the powers of the Minister under that subregulation have been delegated under the Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982, approve the Mirion Technologies Instadose+™ personal radiation monitoring device (the device) issued by SGS Australia Radiation Services for detecting and measuring external exposure to gamma and X-ray ionising radiation, subject to the following conditions:

  1. the device is approved only for detecting and measuring external exposure to gamma and X-ray ionising radiation of photon energies:
    1. greater than 150keV; and
    2. less than or equal to 150keV where the exposure is typically received in incremental doses greater than or equal to 100µSv; and
  2. a specified employer who has issued the device to a person must cause the device to be sufficiently recharged as required, but not to exceed 60 consecutive days without recharge of the device, so as to ensure the function and complete charge of the device is not lost whilst being used, operated, or worn by the person to whom the device has been issued; and
  3. all measurements must remain traceable to Australian standards, or international standards in the absence of an Australian standard; and
  4. relevant NATA or equivalent accreditation of the measurement system must be maintained; and
  5. the device must be used in accordance with any instructions given by SGS Australia Radiation Services.

Dated: 2 October 2019

A. J. Fortanier
Delegate of the Minister for Environment and Water