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

Specific Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. WS-G-2.7
Specific Safety Guides

Superseded by: IAEA Safety Standards Series - SSG-45

English STI/PUB/1217 ¦ 92-0-113704-4

73 pages ¦ 4 figures ¦ € 20.00 ¦ Date published: 2005

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This Safety Guide provides recommendations and guidance on the fulfilment of the safety requirements on management of radioactive waste. It covers the roles and responsibilities of different bodies involved in the predisposal management of radioactive waste and in the handling and processing of radioactive material. It is intended for organizations generating and handling radioactive waste or handling such waste on a centralized basis, and for the regulatory body responsible for regulating such activities.

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