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Document ID (ISN)77732
CIS number 01-1817
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG210
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Radon in the workplace
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, July 2001. 6p.
Internet access 01-1817.pdf [in English]
Abstract Under the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 (IRR99, see CIS 00-617), employers are required to take preventive action whenever the level of radon at the work premises is above 400Bq/m3. This leaflet provides the addresses of organizations that can test radon levels and offer advice on appropriate remedial measures.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; responsibilities of employers; premises; radon; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; radiation monitoring; limitation of exposure
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Radiation
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Ionizing radiation
Radon