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RADIATION REGULATIONS 2017 - SCHEDULE 4

Schedule 4—Radiation dose limits

Regulation 11

Table A—Ionising radiation dose limits for occupational exposure

Circumstance

Dose limit

Receipt of ionising radiation doses in any 60 month period

Effective dose of 100 millisievert

Receipt of ionising radiation doses in any 12 month period

Effective dose of 50 millisievert

Receipt of ionising radiation to the lens of an eye of a person in any 60 month period

Equivalent dose of 100 millisievert

Receipt of ionising radiation to the lens of an eye of a person in any 12 month period

Equivalent dose of 50 millisievert

Receipt of ionising radiation to the skin of a person in any 12 month period

Equivalent dose of 500 millisievert averaged over 1 cm 2 of any part of the skin regardless of the total area exposed

Receipt of ionising radiation to the hands and feet of a person in any 12 month period

Equivalent dose of 500 millisievert

Table B—Ionising radiation dose limits for public exposure

Circumstance

Dose limit

Receipt of ionising radiation doses in any 12 month period

Effective dose of 1 millisievert

Receipt of ionising radiation to the lens of an eye of a person in any 12 month period

Equivalent dose of 15 millisievert

Receipt of ionising radiation to the     skin of a person in any 12 month period

Equivalent dose of 50 millisievert averaged over 1 cm 2 of any part of the skin regardless of the total area exposed



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