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Categorization of Radioactive Sources

General Safety Guide

IAEA Safety Standards Series No. RS-G-1.9
General Safety Guides

English STI/PUB/1227 ¦ 92-0-103905-0

55 pages ¦ € 18.00 ¦ Date published: 2005

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This Safety Guide provides a risk based ranking of radioactive sources and practices in five categories. The categorization system is based on a logical and transparent method that provides the flexibility for it to be applied in a wide range of circumstances. On the basis of this categorization, risk informed decisions can be made in a graded approach to the regulatory control of radioactive sources for the purposes of safety and security.

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