|Name:||The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (2017 No. 1075).|
|Subject(s):||Protection against particular hazards|
|Type of legislation:||Regulation, Decree, Ordinance|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Office of Public Sector Information, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom PDF (consulted on 2019-03-22)
|Abstract/Citation:||These regulations revoke and supersede the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999.
The Regulations impose duties on employers to protect employees and other persons against ionising radiation arising from work with radioactive substances and other sources of ionising radiation. The regulations also impose certain duties on employees.
The Regulations implement in part as respects Great Britain provisions of Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom (OJ No L13, 17.1.2014, p 1) laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 96/29/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/Euratom.