|Document ID (ISN)||111075|
|Convention or series no.
||IAEA Safety Standards Series Safety Guide No. RS-G-1.6
||Occupational radiation protection in the mining and processing of raw materials
||International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Wagramerstrasse 5, P.O. Box 100, 1400 Wien, Austria, 2004. 95p. 26 ref. Price: EUR 21.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
||IAEA_Safety_Standards_Series_Safety_Guide_No. RS-G-1.6.pdf [in English]
||This guide updates previous guidance and extends its coverage to include activities involving all raw materials for which radiation protection measures need to be considered, as well as additional guidance on authorization of mining and processing activities, inspection and compliance. Its main purpose is to provide practical guidance on meeting the requirements of the basic safety standards as they relate to the radiation protection of workers in the mining and processing of raw materials, and thus to facilitate the preparation and adoption, by Member States, of national and local regulations rules and work procedures in this area of industrial activity. It is aimed at regulatory bodies, operators of mines and mineral processing facilities, safety and health committees, workers and their representatives, and safety and health professionals.
||IAEA; radioactive substances; radiation monitoring; radiation protection; responsibilities of employers; mining industry
||thorium and compounds; medical supervision; limitation of exposure; national organization; role of government; uranium mining; glossary
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Broad subject area(s)
Mining and quarrying