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Predisposal Management of Radioactive Waste from the Use of Radioactive Material in Medicine, Industry, Agriculture, Research and Education

Specific Safety Guide

English STI/PUB/1758 978-92-0-111316-0
112 6 40.00 2019

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Description

This Safety Guide is applicable to the predisposal management of radioactive waste derived from the use of radioactive materials in medicine, industry, agriculture, research and education, including disused sealed radioactive sources. It focuses on waste generated at facilities such as hospitals and research centres, where radioactive waste is not usually generated in bulk quantities. It covers the managerial, administrative and technical issues associated with the safe management of radioactive waste, from its generation to its acceptance at a disposal facility or its release from regulatory control.

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Keywords

IAEA Safety Standards, Radioactive Wastes, Predisposal Management, Radioactive Substances, Safety Regulations, Radioactive Waste Disposal, Radioactive Materials, Sealed, Radioactive Sources, Hospitals, Research Centres, Disposal Facility, Safe Management, Graded Approach, Radiation Protection, Environment, Roles and Responsibilities, National Policy, Strategies, Acceptance Criteria, Safety Assessment, Documentation, Design, Construction, Commissioning, Shutdown, Decommissioning, Management System, Reporting, Record Keeping, Safety Culture, Medicine, Industry, Research, Education, Human Health, Unsealed Sources, Radionuclides, Nuclear Waste Treatment, Spent Fuel Management, Agriculture

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