Occupational radiation exposure and radiation regulations

Learn how Health Canada protects you against unsafe levels of radiation given off from some devices.

Services and information

About occupational exposure to radiation

Health risks, background, minimizing risk, exposure pathways

Radiation regulations

Radiation Emitting Devices Act, Radiation Emitting Devices Regulations

National Dose Registry

Dose history summary request form, information for employees and employers, reports on occupational radiation exposure in Canada

Radiation Safety Codes

Safety code 6, safety code 20A, safety code 24, safety code 25, safety code 26, safety code 28, safety code 29, safety code 30, safety code 32, Addendum to safety code 32, Safety Code 33, safety code 34, safety code 35. Dental safety codes, industrial x-ray safety code, analytical x-ray safety code, occupational safety codes

National Dosimetry Services

NDS provides Canadian workers with personal dosimetry products and services to monitor exposure to ionizing radiation

Radiation guidelines

Guidelines for tanning equipment owners, Laser hair removal – safety guidelines for facility owners, Guidelines for the safe use of diagnostic ultrasound, Guidelines for the safe use of ultrasound: Part 1 – Medical and Paramedical Applications

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