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Application of the Concepts of Exclusion, Exemption and Clearance

Safety Guide

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English STI/PUB/1202 92-0-109404-3
29 16.00 2004

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This Safety Guide provides guidance on the application of the concepts of exclusion, exemption and clearance as established in the International Basic Safety Standards for Protection against Ionizing Radiation and for the Safety of Radiation Sources. The Safety Guide includes specific values for activity concentrations for both radionuclides of natural origin and those of artificial origin that may be used for bulk amounts of material for the purposes of applying the concepts of exclusion and exemption.

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