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Ionising Radiation Ionising Radiation

Radioactive Material

Radiation Protection Rules - "Local Rules"


Documents by the Association of University Radiation Protection Officers (AURPO)


List of Radiation Protection Supervisors (RPS') in each School


Radiation Emergency - Procedures and Priorities


Forms for Work with Radioactive Substances 

NOTE: Where signatures are required, the forms must be signed by hand. Once signed, they can be scanned and e-mailed, sent by post or delivered by hand.

Applying for a Licence to Use Radioactive Substances


Guidance Notes


Safe Use of Radioactive Substances

Training Course


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Radionuclide Datasheets 


X-Ray Generators / Equipment


Non-Ionising Radiation Non-Ionising Radiation

Ultra Violet (UV) Equipment

UV is both Ionising and Non-Ionising Radiation - Depending on the wavelength & therefore the energy of the emissions. It is included under non-ionising as this is where most applications fall.



(Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation)

UEA Laser Safety Rules


Laser Safety Videos


If you have any queries about radiation or require additional resources, please contact the University Radiation Protection Office. Contact URPO

Additional External Resources Additional External Resources

National Guidance

The following are links to publications available via Public Health England (PHE), the Association of University Radiation Protection Officers (AURPO) and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) websites.



The following document is Crown Copyright and is obtained via the Office of Pubic Sector Information (OPSI) website.  Other legislation is also available from this link.