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A personal radiation monitoring device (PRMD) is a radiation sensor designed to measure, over a specified period of time, the radiation dose received by a person who is occupationally exposed to radiation.
Under Regulation 18 of the Radiation Protection and Control (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2000, an employer must issue an approved PRMD to each radiation worker in their employment, unless they have been given an exemption under section 44 of the Radiation Protection and Control Act 1982.
- Guideline for personal radiation monitoring devices (106 KB PDF)
This guideline discusses the use of an approved personal radiation monitoring devices for radiation workers within SA, and lists names of organisations that provide a range of approved PRMDs for various types of radiation.
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