Document History of REGDOC-2.7.3, Radiation Protection Guidelines for the Safe Handling of Decedents

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Summary

REGDOC-2.7.3, Radiation Protection Guidelines for the Safe Handling of Decedents, was developed to provide death-care professionals and the public with basic guidance on handling decedents who have undergone therapeutic procedures involving nuclear substances to ensure that radiation exposure is kept below limits that have been set to protect the public. Background information is provided on procedure types, the risks they present and methods for reducing the potential for exposure.

Status

June 26, 2018: Published.

Document Milestone Dates Links
Consultation August 21, 2017 to November 19, 2017

View the August 21, 2017 News Release

(Draft REGDOC-2.7.3 HTML)

(Draft REGDOC-2.7.3 PDF)

Invitation to provide feedback on comments received December 12, 2017 to January 26, 2018

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Feedback received January 29, 2017
Publication June 26, 2018 View the news release

Contact information

For questions and information related to REGDOC-2.7.3, Radiation Protection Guidelines for the Safe Handling of Decedents, please contact:

Directorate of Environmental and Radiation Protection and Assessment

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
P.O. Box 1046, Station B
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1P 5S9

Telephone: 1-800-668-5284 (Canada only)
Fax: 613-995-5086
Email: cnsc.consultation.ccsn@canada.ca

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