NON-IONISING RADIATIONS

Below you will find sections on UK legislation, UK guidance and European/International guidance, with links to useful documents and information.
Please note that we do not claim that this is an exhaustive list of applicable legislation.

LINKS TO UK LEGISLATION

These regs place duties on employers to protect workers from the risks from hazardous sources of artificial light (artificial optical radiation) in the workplace, such as class 3B and class 4 lasers, and ultraviolet light.

These Regulations set the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to the risks arising from electromagnetic fields.

Applies to UV lamp tanning businesses.

LINKS TO UK GUIDANCE

Includes links to practical UK and European guidance on health & safety of lasers, UV and other optical radiation sources.

Advice from Public Health England.

LINKS TO EUROPEAN & INTERNATIONAL GUIDANCE

This includes the exposure limit values (ELV) needed to apply the Control of Artificial Optical Radiation at Work Regulations 2010.

This guide was produced for the EU by the UK’s Health protection Agency, and provides useful guidance on laser, UV, etc. risk assessment.

The EU direct implemented by the UK Control Of Electromagnetic Fields At Work Regulations 2016.

The premier information resource for magnetic resonance safety. This web site is the official site of the Institute for Magnetic Resonance Safety,Education, and Research. It includes The List of devices which are MRI safe, conditional, or unsafe.

Website of the International Commission on Non-Ionising Radiation Protection.

ADDRESS
Radiation Physics Department
Queen's Centre for Oncology & Haematology
Castle Hill Hospital
Cottingham
East Yorkshire
HU16 5JQ
U.K.

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