Categorization of Radioactive Sources
IAEA Safety Standards Series No.  RS-G-1.9
This Safety Guide provides a risk based ranking of radioactive sources and practices in five categories. The categorization system is based on a logical and transparent method that provides the flexibility for it to be applied in a wide range of circumstances. On the basis of this categorization, risk informed decisions can be made in a graded approach to the regulatory control of radioactive sources for the purposes of safety and security.
STI/PUB/1227, 55 pp.; 0 figures; 2005, ISBN 92-0-103905-0, English. 18.00 Euro. Date of Issue: 2005-09-15. Full Text, (File Size: 561 KB).
Subject Classification: 0605 - Radiation sources and accelerators; 1400 - Physical protection of radioactive material.
Responsible Officer: Mr John Spence Wheatley, NSRW

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