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Radiation protection series publications

The European Commission has issued publications on radiation protection since 1976. They can be found below with their radiation protection (RP) series publication number.

198

Current status and recommendations for improving uptake and implementation of Clinical Audit of Medical Radiological Procedures – QuADRANT, a European Study on Clinical Audit of Medical Radiological Procedures

197

EU Scientific Seminar 2021 - Advances Innovations in individual dosimetry

196

‘Radiosensitivity’ of children - Health issues after radiation exposure at young age : EU Scientific Seminar 2020

195

European study on clinical diagnostic reference levels for X-ray medical imaging

194

Developments in nuclear medicine - New radioisotopes in use and associated challenges : EU Scientific Seminar November 2019

193

Radon in workplaces - Implementing the requirements in Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom

192

Management of long-term exposure after a nuclear or radiological accident

190

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community 2007-2011

189

EU Scientific Seminar November 2017 - Epigenetic effects - potential impact on radiation protection

188

Technical recommendations for monitoring individuals for occupational intakes of radionuclides

187

EU Scientific Seminar May 2017 - Emerging issues with regard to organ doses

186

Evaluation of national actions regarding the transposition of Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom's requirements in the medical sector

185

European guidelines on diagnostic reference levels for paediatric imaging

184

EU Scientific Seminar 2015 on Risk communication

183

EU Scientific Seminar 2014 on Fukushima – Lessons learned and issues

182

EU Scientific Seminar 2013 - Radiation induced long-term health effects after medical exposure

181

General guidelines on risk management in external beam radiotherapyTechnical supplement

180

Medical radiation exposure of the European population (Part 1) - Diagnostic reference levels in thirty-six European countries (Part 2)

179

Study on the current status of radioactive sources in the EU, on the origin and consequences of loss of control over radioactive sources and on successful strategies concerning the detection and recovery of orphan sources

178

Referral guidelines for medical imaging - Availability and use in the European Union - Appendices

177

EU Scientific Seminar 2012 - Protection of the environment

176

Implied doses to the population of the EU arising from reported discharges from EU nuclear power stations and reprocessing sites in the years 2004 to 2008

175

Guidelines on radiation protection education and training of medical professionals in the European UnionCorrigendum

174

European guidelines on medical physics expert - Annex 1 - Annex 2Corrigendum

173

Comparison of codes assessing radiation exposure of aircraft crew due to galactic cosmic radiation

172

Cone beam CT for dental and maxillofacial radiology - Evidence based guidelines

171

EU Scientific Seminar 2011 - Individual radiosensitivity

170

Recent scientific findings and publications on the health effects of Chernobyl

168

EU Scientific Seminar 2010 - Issues with internal emitters

167

International symposium on non‑medical imaging exposures

166

Evaluation of the operational implementation of the outside workers directive

165

Medical effectiveness of iodine prophylaxis in a nuclear reactor emergency situation and overview of European practices

164

Radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel reprocessing sites in the European Union, 2004 - 2008Corrigendum

163

EU Scientific Seminar 2009 - Childhood leukaemia - Mechanisms and causes

162

Criteria for acceptability of medical radiological equipment used in diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy

161

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community

160

Technical recommendations for monitoring individuals occupationally exposed to external radiation

159

European Commission guidelines on clinical audit

158

EU Scientific Seminar 2008 - Emerging evidence for radiation induced circulatory diseases

157

Comparative study of EC and IAEA guidance on exemption and clearance levels

156

Evaluation of the implementation of radiation protection measures for aircrew

154

European guidance on estimating population doses from medical x-ray procedures and annexes

153

Implied doses to the population of the EU arising from reported discharges from EU nuclear power stations and reprocessing sites in the years 1997 to 2004

152

EU Scientific Seminar 2007 - Emerging issues on tritium and low energy beta emitters

151

EU Scientific Seminar 2005 - Alpha-emitters: Reliability of assessment of risk for radiation protection

150

EU Scientific Seminar 2004 - A critical review of the draft 2005 ICRP recommendations

149

EU Scientific Seminar 2003 - Medical overexposures

147

Guidelines for the regulatory control of consumer products containing radioactive substances in the European Union

146

A review of consumer products containing radioactive substances in the European Union

145

EU Scientific Seminar 2006 - New insights in radiation risk and basic safety standards

144

Guidance on the calculation, presentation and use of collective doses for routine discharges

143

Radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel reprocessing sites in the European Union, 1999 - 2003

140

Cosmic radiation exposure of aircraft crew

139

A review of consumer products containing radioactive substances in the European Union

138

Proceedings of the stakeholders’ conference

136

European guidelines on radiation protection in dental radiology

135

Effluent and dose control from European Union NORM industries: Assessment of current situation and proposal for a harmonised Community approach
Volume 1: Main report - Volume 2: Appendices

134

Evaluation of the application, of the concepts of exemption and clearance for practices according to title III of Council Directive 96/29/Euratom of 13 May 1996 in EU Member States
Volume 1: Main report - Volume 2: Appendices

133

The status of the radiation protection expert in the EU Member States and applicant countries

132

MARINA II - Update of the MARINA Project on the radiological exposure of the European Community from radioactivity in North European marine waters

131

Effects of in utero exposure to ionising radiation during the early phases of pregnancy

130

Medico-legal exposures, exposures with ionising radiation without medical indication proceedings of the international symposium, Dublin, 4-6 September 2002

129

Guidance on the realistic assessment of radiation doses to members of the public due to the operation of nuclear installations under normal conditions

128

Assessment of the radiological impact on the population of the European Union of discharges from European Union nuclear sites between 1987 and 1996

127

Radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel reprocessing plants in the European Union, 1995 - 1999

126

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community

125

Low dose ionizing radiation and cancer risk

124

Radiological considerations with regard to the remediation of areas affected by lasting radiation exposure as a result of a past or old practice or work activity

123

Genetic susceptibility and new evolutions on genetic risk

122

Practical use of the concepts of clearance and exemption
Part I: Guidance on general clearance levels for practices
Part II: Application of the concepts of exemption and clearance to natural radiation sources

121

Thyroid diseases and exposure to ionising radiation: Lessons learned following the Chernobyl accident

119

Multimedia and audio-visual radiation protection training in interventional radiology

118

Referral guidelines forimaging

117

Methodology and models used to calculate individual and collective doses from the recycling of metals from the dismantling of nuclear installations

116

Guidelines on education and training in radiation protection for medical exposures

115

Investigation of a possible basis for a common approach with regard to the restoration of areas affected by lasting radiation exposure as a result of past or old practice or work activity - CARE

114

Definition of clearance levels for the release of radioactively contaminated buildings and building rubble

113

Recommended radiological protection criteria for the clearance of buildings and building rubble from the dismantling of nuclear in-stallations

112

Radiological protection principles concerning the natural radioactivity of building materials

110

The radiological exposure of the population of the European Community to radioactivity in the Baltic Sea

109

Guidance on diagnostic reference levels (DRLs) for medical exposures

108

First European ALARA network workshop on ALARA and decommissioning

107

Establishment of reference levels for regulatory control of workplaces where materials are processed which contain enhanced levels of naturally-occurring radionuclides

106

Technical recommendations on measurements of external environmental gamma radiation doses

105

EU food restriction criteria for application after an accident

104

Radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel reprocessing plants in the European Community 1991-95

102

Proceedings of the workshop "Implementation of the Medical Exposure Directive (97/43/EURATOM)" - Madrid on 27 April 1998

101

Basis for the definition of surface contamination clearance levels for the recycling or reuse of metals arising from the dismantling of nuclear installations

100

Guidance for protection of unborn children and infants irradiated due to parental medical exposures

99

Guidance on medical exposures in medical and biomedical research

98

Proceedings of the Scientific Seminar "Radiation protection in relation to radon", Luxembourg 3 November 1997

97

Radiation protection following Iodine-131 therapy (exposures due to out-patients or discharged in-patients)

96

Enhanced radioactivity of building materials

95

Reference levels for workplaces processing materials with enhanced levels of naturally occuring radionuclides

94

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community 1993

93

Standing conference on health and safety in the nuclear age

91

Criteria for acceptability of radiological (including radiotherapy) and nuclear medicine installations Luxembourg 1997

90

Status of the restoration of contaminated sites in Europe

89

Recommended radiological protection criteria for the recycling of metals from the dismantling of nuclear installations

88

Recommendations for the implementation of Title VII of the European Basic Safety Standards Directive concerning significant increase in exposure due to natural radiation sources

87

Radiological protection principles for urgent countermeasures to protect the public in the event of accidental releases of radioactive material

86

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community 1992

85

Exposure of air crew to cosmic radiation

84

Radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel reprocessing plants in the European Community, 1987-91

83

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community 1991

81

Radiation protection and quality assurance in dental radiology - The safe use of radiographs in dental practice

79

Radiation protection for emergency workers - The principles of ionizing radiation control for emergency team members

77

Radioactive effluents from nuclear power stations and nuclear fuel reprocessing plants in the European Community 1977-86 Part 1

73

Technical recommendations for monitoring individuals occupationally exposed to ionising radiation

72

Methodology for assessing the radiological consequences of routine releases of radionuclides to the environment

71

Radiation protection 71: Sources of environmental radioactive contamination in the former USSR

70

The radiological exposure of the population of the European Community to radioactivity in the Mediterranean Sea

68

Radiation protection for the transport of radioactive substances

67

Radiation and radiation protection - A course for primary and secondary schools

66

Probabilistic accident consequence assessment codes: Second international comparison

65

Principles and methods for establishing concentrations and quantities (exemption values) below which reporting is not required in the European directive

63

Radiation protection optimization 'Achievements and opportunities'

54

Proceedings of international seminar on intervention levels and countermeasures for nuclear accidents

53/d

Improvement of practical countermeasures: The urban environment: Post-Chernobyl action

53/c

Underlying data for derived emergency reference levels: Post-Chernobyl action

53/b

Improvement of practical counter measures - Preventive medication: Post-Chernobyl action

53

Seminar on comparative assessment of the environmental impact of radionuclides released during three major nuclear accidents: Kyshtym, Windscale, Chernobyl – Volume 2

Seminar on comparative assessment of the environmental impact of radionuclides released during three major nuclear accidents: Kyshtym, Windscale, Chernobyl – Volume 1

51

Survey on education and training of medical physicists in the Member States of the European Community with reference to the Patient Directive (84/466/Euratom)

50/b

Workshop on methods for assessing the off-site radiological consequences of nuclear accidents. Proceedings 15-19 April 1985 Report

49

Standing Conference on Health and Safety in the Nuclear Age

48

1987 to 1989 experiments

47

The radiological exposure of the population of the European Community radioactivity in North European marine waters

46

Environmental radioactivity in the European Community 1984 - 1985 - 1986

45

Radiation protection training and information for workers: Proceedings of a seminar held in Luxemburg, 28 - 30 November 1988

44

Radiation protection optimization "Advances in practical implementation": Proceedings of the third European scientific seminar held in Madrid, 12-14 September 1988

41

Intercomparison of environmental gamma dose rate meters: A comprehensive study of calibration methods and field measurements. Part I, 1984 and 1985 experiments

40

Standing Conference on Health and Safety in the Nuclear Age

39

Problèmes d'intervention médicale à mettre en œuvre en cas de surexposition aux rayonnements ionisants. Luxembourg, 19-21 février 1986

38

Fifth information seminar in the radiation protection dosemeter intercomparison programme: Bologna, 25-27 May 1987

37

Radiological mass screening within the Member States of the European Community

36

Occupational radiation dose statistics from light-water power reactors operating in Western Europe

34

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air, deposition, water, milk. 1982-1983, No 34

33

Radiation protection - 33. Council Directive of 3 September 1984 laying down basic measures for the radiation protection of persons undergoing medical examination or treatment Council Directive of 3 September 1984 amending Directive 807836/Euratom as regards the basic safety standards for the health protection of the general public and workers against the dangers of ionizing radiation

32/b

International symposium on the behaviour of long lived radionuclides in the marine environment

32

Radiation protection optimization: As low as reasonably achievable

31

Radiation protection of the public in respect of consumer goods containing radioactive substances. Report

30

Photon dosimetry: Fourth information seminar on the radiation protection dosimeter intercomparison programme, Bilthoven, 25-27 October 1982

28

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air, deposition, water, milk. 1981

25

Information seminar on the problems of applying the directive laying down the Euratom basic safety standards for the health protection of the general public and workers against the dangers of ionizing radiation

23

Assessment of plutonium internal contamination in man. Report

22

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air

21

Stahlenschutz 21. Richtlinie des Rates vom 15. Juli 1980 zur Änderung der Richtlinien, mit denen die Grundnormen für den Gesundheitsschutz der Bevölkerung und der Arbeitskräfte gegen die Gefahren ionisierender Strahlungen festgelegt wurden

20

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air - deposition - water - milk: 1979

18

A critical review of nuclear accident dosimeters

17

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air, deposition, water, milk. 1978

16

Information and training on radiation protection for trade union representatives from the nine Member States of the European Communities

15

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air - deposition - water - milk: 1977

14

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air, deposition, water, milk. 1975-1976

12

Radioactive contamination levels in the ambient medium and in the food chain: quadriennial report 1972-1975

11

Results of environmental radioactivity measurements in the Member States of the European Community for air - deposition - water 1973 - 1974: milk 1972 - 1973 - 1974

10

Technical recommendations for the use of radiophotoluminescence dosimetry in individual monitoring

9

Problemes relatifs a l'evaluation de l'aptitude au travail comportant un risque d'irradiation

8

Council Directive of 1 June 1976 laying down the revised basic safety standards for the health protection of the general public and workers against the dangers of ionizing radiation

7

Problems posed by the growing use of consumer goods containing radioactive substances

6

Radioactive isotopes in occupational health

5

Study on radioactivity in consumer goods

4

Radiation protection measurement: Philosophy and implementation

3

Technical recommendations for the use of thermoluminescence for dosimetry in individual monitoring for photons and electrons from external sources

1

Technical recommendations for monitoring the exposure of individuals to external radiation