Users of radiation

Users of ionising radiation must satisfy requirements set out in the Radiation Safety Act 2016, Radiation Protection Regulations 2016 and Codes of Practice to be issued by the Director for Radiation Safety.

In this section

  • Users of radiation sources must either hold a licence under the Radiation Safety Act 2016; be authorised in regulations; be authorised in a source licence; or act under the supervision or instructions of someone who is authorised. Read more
  • These codes stipulate minimum legal requirements for radiation safety. This page has copies of the codes, guidance notes and other regulatory publications. Read more
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