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:

January 9, 2018: Invitation to provide feedback on the comments received during consultation has been extended until January 26, 2018 as the Quebec Health Ministry has produced a report in response to REGDOC-2.7.3. This report is now available and may be of interest to commenters.

Note: The comments are posted in the language in which they were received. You may provide your feedback in the following ways:

  • Email: cnsc.consultation.ccsn@canada.ca.
  • Mail:
    Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
    P.O. Box 1046, Station B
    280 Slater Street
    Ottawa, ON, Canada K1P 5S9
  • Fax: 613-995-5086

Comments submitted, including names and affiliations are intended to be made public. You will not receive a formal reply to your comments.

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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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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