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Radiation Protection Regulations

Version of section 7 from 2020-11-25 to 2022-07-25:

  •  (1) Every licensee must inform each nuclear energy worker, in writing,

    • (a) of the fact that the worker is a nuclear energy worker;

    • (b) of the risks associated with radiation to which the worker may be exposed in the course of their work;

    • (c) of the applicable effective dose limits and equivalent dose limits prescribed by sections 13 to 15;

    • (d) of the worker’s radiation dose levels, received on an annual basis; and

    • (e) of the worker’s responsibilities during an emergency and the risks associated with radiation to which the worker may be exposed during the control of an emergency.

  • (2) Every licensee must inform each female nuclear energy worker, in writing,

    • (a) of the risks associated with the exposure of embryos and fetuses to radiation and the risks to breastfed infants from the intake of nuclear substances;

    • (b) of the importance of informing the licensee, as soon as feasible, in writing, that the female nuclear energy worker is pregnant or breastfeeding;

    • (c) of the rights of a pregnant nuclear energy worker and the rights of a breastfeeding nuclear energy worker under section 11; and

    • (d) of the applicable effective dose limits for pregnant nuclear energy workers prescribed by section 13.

  • (3) Every licensee must obtain from each nuclear energy worker who is informed of the matters referred to in paragraphs (1)(a) and (b) and subsection (2) a written acknowledgement that the worker has received the information.

  • SOR/2020-237, s. 7
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