The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019

The Office for Nuclear Regulation and the Health and Safety Executive have published the Approved Code of Practice and Guidance for Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2019.

 

 

 

 

 

Changes introduced in REPPIR 19

ACoP and Guidance

REPPIR exists to establish a framework for the protection of workers and members of the public in the event of a radiation emergency. This document is designed to clearly describe the Regulations, the ACoP and guidance to persons who have legal responsibilities under these regulations.

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Removal of references to transport activities

More responsibilities for the local authority with regard to setting emergency planning zones.

Removal of “reasonably foreseeable” radiation emergency

Modification of definition of radiation emergency

More responsibilities for the local authority with regard to the distribution of prior information.

More details on radionuclides and modelling assumptions 

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