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Responsibilities of Registrant – FAQ’s

At RSWA we’re seeking to support business continuity through engagement of the Radiological Council (RCWA) in terms of the provision of Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) consultancy services.  Our intention was to be pro-active on behalf [...]

By |2020-05-25T13:57:29+08:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Responsibilities of Registrant – FAQ’s

How to manage and store your Radioactive Waste

Following on from our last RSWA Talks article, What’s in a waste facility,  and with this years disposal to the Intractable Waste Disposal Facility (IWDF) in Mount Walton being put off until later in the [...]

By |2020-04-01T16:02:28+08:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on How to manage and store your Radioactive Waste

What’s in a waste facility…

This is a short (and hopefully sweet) #RSWATalk we wanted to get out there given the timing is close and for the multitude of companies with radioactive waste in storage it will be welcome news [...]

By |2020-01-28T07:59:47+08:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: News, Radiation Awareness|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What’s in a waste facility…

Maintenance and Modifications

Fixed radiation gauges... Are designed to be installed, commissioned and left in place for a long period of time, governed by the source’s manufacturer imposed recommended working life, which is typically fifteen years. The devices [...]

By |2019-12-16T17:53:20+08:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: News, Radiation Safety|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Maintenance and Modifications

Transport of Radioactive Material

Simon Booth, RSWA’s MD presented at a Dangerous Goods conference recently outlining the complexities and differences with the transport of radioactive material in different jurisdictions.  At this RSWATalks episode, for those that weren't at that [...]

By |2019-10-30T13:52:46+08:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: News, Radiation Awareness, Radiation Safety|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Transport of Radioactive Material

Dose limits

There is a lot of information available internationally and within Australia on ‘safe’ levels of radiation exposure and on legislative dose limits. Although Dose Limitation is an important radiological management principle (legally required, clearly), it [...]

By |2019-10-19T12:01:08+08:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: News, Radiation Awareness|Tags: , |Comments Off on Dose limits

An Incident Examined – Fixed Radiation Gauge Disassembled

This story starts with Simon Booth from Radiation Services WA (RSWA for short) getting a request to assist with the replacement of a fixed radiation gauge which was being used for level detection on a [...]

By |2019-10-22T08:53:29+08:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: News, Radiation Safety|Tags: , |Comments Off on An Incident Examined – Fixed Radiation Gauge Disassembled

Radiation Dose in Perspective

Radiation Services WA feel that putting radiation exposure into perspective is one of our most important functions.  Radiological risks should not be underestimated, but nor should they be exaggerated. Commonly radiation exposure from workplaces are [...]

By |2019-10-19T16:20:30+08:00October 18th, 2019|Categories: News, Radiation Awareness|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Radiation Dose in Perspective
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