The Australasian Radiation Protection Society Inc (ARPS) is a professional society of members engaged in one or more aspects of radiation protection.

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Increased Risk of Eye Damage from Operation of Interventional Fluoroscopy Equipment

The following information has been provided by ARPANSA:
The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) has examined recent epidemiological evidence relating to tissue reaction effects for doses to the lens of the eye. Regarding occupational exposure in planned exposure situations, the Commission now recommends an equivalent dose limit for the lens of the eye of 20 mSv in a year averaged over defined periods of 5 years, with no single year exceeding 50 mSv.
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A Tribute to David Paix

02 April 1936 – 09 Sept 2013

It is very sad to report that the fields of medical radiation physics and radiation protection in Australia have lost one of their well-known, well-respected and well-loved characters, David Paix, who died after a very long illness on 09 September, 2013.

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IRPA Regional Congress, Africa, 2014

 Dear IRPA colleagues

I am pleased to inform you on that the fourth regional congress of International radiation Protection AFRIRPA04 will take place at Rabat in Morocco on 13-17 September 2014. The AFRIRPA04 Chairman is Pr. Abdelmajid CHOUKRI (

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Survey regarding 10 μSv criterion

 A member of IRPA (from Italy) is surveying radiation protection professionals on the use and interpretation of the '10 μSv criterion'.  You can read about the  '10 μSv criterion' and complete the online survey at....

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19th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference

24 Aug 2014
28 Aug 2014

The Canadian Nuclear Society and the Canadian Nuclear Association are proud to host the 19th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC-2014) in Vancouver, Canada, under the aegis of the Pacific Nuclear Council.


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