Incidents involving radiation which are required to be reported to the Radiological Council are specified under regulation 19A of the Radiation Safety (General) Regulations in addition to those required under the conditions, restrictions and limitations attached to a registration. All incidents specified above must be reported in writing to the Radiological Council within 7 days. However Council must be notified immediately where there has been a loss or theft of a source of radiation.

Incident report forms have been developed to facilitate the reporting of specified incidents to the Radiological Council. Separate forms are available for radioactive substances [Word doc 225 kb] and irradiating apparatus and electronic products [Word doc 225 kb].


Medical Incident Reporting

The set of registration conditions for medical incident reporting [PDF < 100 kb] are also available for your reference.


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