Health and Safety Executive Updates

The Association has received notice of a Covid-19 joint Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) that may be relevant to our members and others in the sector, please see below:

Dutyholder’s Arrangements in Relation to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 during the ongoing COVID-19 emergency

Joint temporary Covid-19 Regulatory Position Statement (RPS) from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR)

Dutyholder’s arrangements in relation to the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 during the ongoing COVID-19 emergency (PDF)

In the light of advice from Public Health England (PHE) and Devolved Administrations on the serious risks to health from the COVID-19 pandemic, HSE and ONR have set out this temporary RPS that addresses parts of the Guidance and Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) contained in Work with Ionising Radiations – Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (IRR17), L121 (2nd edition).

If you have any additional enquiries, please use the contacts below:

For work with ionising radiation on premises where HSE is the enforcing authority, please email HSE: Rad.Admin@hse.gov.uk .

For work with ionising radiation taking place on nuclear premises (i.e. where ONR is the enforcing authority), please email ONR: contact@onr.gov.uk .

Last Updated: 11/05/2020