Ionizing Radiation Safety & Waste Disposal

Introduction ] Radiation Protection ] Legislation ] Dose Limits ] Storage and Disposal of Radioactive Waste ] Activity ] Conclusion ] Appendicies ]

I. Introduction

What is "Ionizing Radiation"?

What is "Radiation Safety"?

Radiation Background



II. Radiation Protection

Radiation Hazards

Radiation Protection and Monitoring

Types of Measurement, Units and Terminology

Biological Effects of Radiation


III. Legislation

Hong Kong Radiation Ordinance


IV. Dose Limits

ICRP Limits


V. Storage and Disposal of Radioactive Waste

Storage of Radioactive Waste

Disposal of Radioactive Waste


VI. Activity



VII. Conclusions


Responsibilities of Users


VIII. Appendices

Appendix 1 - Useful video films

Appendix 2 - Useful web-sites

Appendix 3 - Useful tables and information

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