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Radiation Protection Regulations (SOR/2000-203)

Regulations are current to 2021-09-11 and last amended on 2021-01-01. Previous Versions

Labelling and Signs (continued)

Use of Radiation Warning Symbol

 Whenever the radiation warning symbol set out in Schedule 3 is used,

  • (a) it shall be

    • (i) fully visible,

    • (ii) of a size appropriate for the size of the container or device to which it is affixed or attached, or the area, room or enclosure in respect of which it is posted,

    • (iii) in the proportions depicted in Schedule 3, and

    • (iv) oriented with one blade pointed downward and centred on the vertical axis; and

  • (b) no wording shall be superimposed on it.

  • SOR/2007-208, s. 10

Frivolous Posting of Signs

 No person shall post or keep posted a sign that indicates the presence of radiation, a nuclear substance or prescribed equipment at a place where the radiation, nuclear substance or prescribed equipment indicated on the sign is not present.

Records to Be Kept by Licensees

  • SOR/2020-237, s. 21(F)
  •  (1) Every licensee must keep a record of the name and job category of each nuclear energy worker.

  • (2) Every licensee must keep a record of doses of radiation and retain it for a period ending on the fifth anniversary of the day on which the information is collected.

Radiation Detection and Measurement Instrumentation

 Every licensee must ensure that instruments and equipment that are used for radiation measurements are selected, tested and calibrated for their intended use.

Coming into Force

 These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are approved by the Governor in Council.

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